Meridian, MS – Atlas Web Technologies (WEBTECH®), a division of Atlas Roofing Corporation, has announced plans to build a second line in its state of the art manufacturing facility in Sylacauga, Alabama. The plant, located 45 miles south of Birmingham, opened in January 2015; construction on the second line started in May 2015 and should be operating by second quarter 2016.
This state of the art coating facility will now be the home of two independent production lines. Like its Meridian, MS, plant, the Sylacauga plant is located near the Gulf Coast to service growing global facer demand; WEBTECH® currently supplies facers to over 30 countries around the world. This second line will allow WEBTECH® to apply coating technologies to different substrates so as to meet diverse industry needs.
WEBTECH®, which develops coated fiberglass facers, paper facers, recycled paper, underlayments and other substrates for the building materials industry, has the largest capacity of coating fiberglass mat for Gypsum Wallboard, Polyiso Insulation Board and Expanded Polystyrene Insulation manufacturers. According to Matthew Bennett, Global Business Leader, WEBTECH® products are derived from three primary technologies: coated non-wovens, recycled paper and hybrids of these base technologies. “Our products provide customers’ finished products with outstanding dimensional stability and improved fire performance ratings along with a myriad of other performance characteristics.”
“As a global leader in the manufacture of coated substrates and paper products,” Bennett said, “WEBTECH® is committed to helping our partners grow and to delivering innovation to the building products industry.”
WEBTECH®, a division of Atlas Roofing Corporation, develops state-of-the-art substrate products for the building, construction, and OEM industries. The company is a key player in creating innovative products such as fire-retardant slip sheets, coated fiberglass facers, insulation board facers, gypsum wallboard facers and many other products. Atlas Roofing Corporation is the only polyiso insulation board producer to manufacture and develop its own facers, making WEBTECH® a leader in substrate technologies. For more information, visit http://www.atlasroofing.com/web-technologies.
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