Over a span of three years, Aristech Surfaces®, creator of the Avonite® solid surface brand, will solidify (pun intended!) their commitment to invest in the future of solid surface. In keeping with their quest for continuous improvement in quality and innovation, Aristech has just recently upgraded one of its continuous casting machines with a stainless steel belt, a $4.5 Million project, at its Florence, Kentucky plant.
While that may seem like a high price to pay to replace a belt, the machines are more than 100 yards long and over nine feet wide. It is one the world’s largest continuous cast machines for acrylics. There are 10 of these machines in the world, only five are located in the western hemisphere and Aristech owns four of them.
The continuous cast machines allow Aristech to produce an abundant supply of acrylic solid surface and offers flexibility in sheet size, reducing waste, while saving customers material Continue reading