Postle Aluminum expands Mich. extrusion plant

May 06, 2014 | 02:49 PM | Nathan Laliberte

Tags  Postle Aluminum, Kevin Robinson, recreational vehicles, RV, Michigan, Indiana, Midwest premium, aluminum extrusions

NEW YORK — Postle Aluminum Co. has commissioned a new 7-inch extrusion press and vertical wet coat paint line at its extrusion plant in Cassopolis, Mich.

The $10.5-million expansion, which adds about 55,000 square feet to the facility, will allow the Elkhart, Ind.-based company to provide additional capacity to customers within the recreational vehicle (RV) industry, president and chief executive officer Kevin Robinson told AMM.

"The RV sector is coming back really strong and we are surpassing pre-recession levels of demand," Robinson said, adding that industry forecasts for RV demand have been outpaced by nearly 10 percent so far this year. ....

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