The company’s brand new, state-of-the-art extruder by the Reifenhauser Group is now in the process of being installed!
The new extruder will improve the company’s energy efficiency and manufacturing capabilities. Alan Yu, Lollicup USA CEO and co-founder, said Lollicup USA’s energy use is expected to decrease by 25 percent.
Peace Chen, a production supervisor at Lollicup USA, said this new machine will also increase the manufacturing capacity by 50 percent. The company anticipates it will manufacture more than 1 billion cups in 2016, Yu said.
It will also improve the quality of the finished product. The extruder will supply the company with thicker plastic sheets, which are for making plastic cups and lids.