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Agri-Plastics Opens First US Production Facility in Sidney

 

February 7, 2018

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Open warehouse space is ready for use by Agri-Plastics, which is moving into the old CommScope building on Greenwood Road. Crews are currently installing equipment, such as the rotary molding machine, which turns out products such as the calf hutch, shown in a cutaway drawing.

Agri-Plastics, an Ontario-based manufacturer of calf housing solutions, has opened its first US production facility in Sidney. Three rotomolding machines are currently being installed, and the plant will be fully online by June 2018, according to Agri-Plastics owner Darren VanBuuren.

"Our new Nebraska facility will help Agri-Plastics better serve dairy producers and calf raisers in the western US, and help us meet the growing demand for quality calf housing worldwide" said VanBuuren.

Agri-Plastics is investing $4.5 million in the 159,000-square-foot plant, which will initially produce a ne...



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