CARLISLE, Pa. -- Carlisle SynTec Incorporated, a leading manufacturer
of single-ply-roofing products and systems for more than 40 years, announced that
the Grand Opening of its new, 250,000 square foot TPO thermoplastic roofing manufacturing
facility located in Tooele, Utah is planned for early November. The Utah facility
will manufacture Carlisle's highly successful Sure-Weld® TPO membranes and
accessories positioning the company as the first major roofing manufacturer with
a TPO plant in the western United States.
The 250,000 square foot Tooele, Utah facility
is Carlisle's fourth roofing membrane manufacturing plant in the U.S.
"We are pleased to announce construction
is on schedule and we fully expect to meet our goal of launching production by
the fourth quarter," Peter Franzosa, Carlisle's Director of Plant Engineering,
said. "While the contractors and technicians work on completion of the office
suite and the telecommunication/data systems, our engineers are supervising the
installation of all production and utility equipment. Approximately 60 percent
of the equipment that will support the production of Carlisle's Sure-Weld TPO
membranes has been delivered to the site and installed. Preliminary testing and
evaluation should begin in August," Franzosa added.
Tooele, Utah facility is Carlisle's fourth roofing membrane manufacturing plant
in the United States. "We are committed to meeting the growing TPO demands
of our loyal western authorized applicators, representatives and distributors,"
said Ron Head, Carlisle's Sales and Marketing Manager, Thermoplastics Group. "We
are fortunate to have identified a location in the western United States that
offers expeditious year-round transportation as well as a community that is accommodating
and welcoming. Our Grand Opening will be an opportunity for our reps, distributors
and customers to tour the plant as well as a gesture of appreciation to the great
state of Utah and the community of Tooele."
are pleased with Carlisle SynTec's plans to expand its operations in Utah,"
said Utah Governor Jon M. Huntsman, Jr. "Carlisle is a nationally known manufacturing
company with a proven environmental track record. In return, the Utah Industrial
Depot in Tooele is an ideal location for the company, offering an excellent site
and a highly qualified workforce."
Carlisle also announced
that the Tooele site will make more than TPO membranes and accessories as Hunter
Panels, a Carlisle SynTec affiliate and a leading manufacturer of energy efficient
polyisocyanurate roof insulation, announced plans to open its fifth U.S. manufacturing
facility in Tooele. Hunter Panels produces a full line of rigid polyisocyanurate
roof insulation for use in public and commercial buildings. Both manufacturing
facilities have been strategically positioned to enhance the companies' service
capabilities to the western market and meet industry demand.
SynTec Incorporated, headquartered in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, has been manufacturing
single-ply membrane roofing systems for more than 40 years. To date, Carlisle
has produced over 10 billion square feet of roofing membrane. Carlisle is a business
segment of Carlisle Companies Incorporated (NYSE: CSL) and has manufacturing facilities
in Carlisle, Greenville, Illinois and Senatobia, Mississippi.
Carlisle SynTec Incorporated