Italian firm opens $30M plastics recycling plant in Anderson

Mar 31, 2022 269

BY: Alex Brown

A subsidiary of Italy-based Sirmax Group said its new plastics recycling facility in Anderson is now operational. SER North America said it plans to bring total employment at the $30 million plant to 40 by the end of the year. Plans for the 124,000-square-foot facility were first announced in July 2019. The company said it has already hired 25 employees with the goal of adding 15 more by the end of the year.

The facility produces recycled polypropylene out of post-industrial waste. The product will be used in both industrial applications and sent to the adjacent Sirmax North America facility to be processed as a raw material for the production of refined compounds that could be used in household appliances and automobiles.

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