DETROIT -- Composite Products Inc. (CPI) says it has developed a composite manufacturing process that allows it to sell its composite parts for 30%-60% less than competitors that use the traditional composite material supply procedure, a CPI executive tells Wards. CPI’s direct feed thermoplastic (DFT) manufacturing process allows the Winona, MN-based composite molder to avoid buying composite pellets from a compounding company. “The way we do that is by doing the compounding in line with ...

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