Polyplex Corporation Ltd., the fourth largest producer of thin
polyester film, hired Graycor Construction Company as the
construction manager for their first North American facility
located in Decatur, AL. Polyplex, which is based in India, is
a global leader in high-performance plastic films made of polyester
and polypropylene. These plastics are primarily used in
flexible packaging for food products and industrial
applications. The company also has manufacturing facilities
in India, Thailand and Turkey. The new
facility will serve both as a plastics manufacturing facility as well as Polyplex's North American headquarters.
Polyplex's new facility will cover 42-acres of land and cost an estimated $187 million, making it the largest single capital investment Polyplex has ever made. Graycor is in charge of managing the construction of the entire project, which will consist of the primary manufacturing building, office space, plastic chips plant, tank farm, and the electrical and utility buildings along with the installation of the process equipment.