CMI Plastics Has Grand Opening

Greenville, NC (December 1, 2007) – CMI Plastics has celebrated the grand opening of their new facility in Ayden, North Carolina in the Greenville, NC MSA. The company built a 70,000 square foot state of the art thermoforming plant on 13 acres in the Minges Corporate Park.

According to CMI CEO, Steven Hasselbach, Sr., the company expects to invest $10 million during its first year and $23 million over a three year period. CMI began production last month and has hired 70 people. CMI plans to employ up to 165 people over the next three years as additional production lines are added.

“We are pleased as a family and a company to be so warmly welcomed to Pitt County. Every courtesy has been extended to us on a business and personal level,” says CMI President, Steve Hasselbach, Jr., “I think I can speak for every relocated employee of CMI in saying we are all happy to be in Pitt County, NC.

CMI designs, tests, forms, packs and ships product for the cosmetics and medical industries. The company also thermoforms product for the marine industry, and is well known for its custom design work throughout the packaging industry. Focusing on roll fed thin gauge forming, cut sheet forming and contract packaging, the company and its staff are known as among the best in their business. With the increased demand for quick turn around, complex geometries and rapid prototyping, the company has begun doing all of its tooling work in house and has since tripled its sales numbers.