Fisher & Paykel has increased manufacturing capabilities in Mexico and expanded Kentucky warehousing, reports Plastics News.

The plant operates 49 injection molding machines with clamping forces of 60-120 tons and, currently, is adding 20 more presses up to 160 tons, Diego Ortiz, molding manager, said during a tour.

Engel Holding GmbH supplied most of the machines. Engel has its North American headquarters in York, Pa., and a regional sales and service center in Corona, Calif.

Initially in Tijuana, Fisher & Paykel installed processing equipment in a 20,000-square-foot clean room.

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