Optimum Plastics Increases Cast Embossed Capacity

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Bloomer, Wisconsin, October 5, 2015 – Optimum Plastics, a leading producer of custom engineered cast embossed and high barrier coextruded blown films for the packaging, medical and industrial markets, today announced the startup of an additional new cast production line.

Located at its Wisconsin facility, the new line is capable of producing custom cast embossed film in up to five layers and can run multiple resin grades including polyethylene, polypropylene, nylon and various specialty polymers. It is anticipated the line will service Optimum’s unique market niches in customized short to mid-size production runs.

This project follows previous announcements of Bloomer plant-wide debottlenecking and other line additions in 2013 and 2014 respectively to support the company’s growth.

About Optimum Plastics

Optimum Plastics was founded in 1971 and has experienced impressive long-term growth, expansion of their facilities and increases in their workforce. In 2014, the company acquired a state of the art three and nine layer blown film operation based in Delaware, Ohio. Optimum Plastics focuses on cast and blown film solutions with a core competency on product customization and innovation and is certified to ISO 9001:2008 and AIB standards. The company is privately owned by management and Huron Capital Partners. Learn more about Optimum Plastics at