Polyplex Americas – Decatur, Alabama

TTL, Inc. provided geotechnical engineering, construction materials testing, special inspection services, and NDE testing and inspection of process piping for the new $187 million Polyplex facility constructed in Decatur, AL. TTL was employed by the Construction Manager for the project, Graycor Construction Company, during the design-build process. TTL also worked with the owner, Polyplex Corporation, and the designer, O’Neal, during site selection and design. The new manufacturing facility was located on a 42-acre green field site in the Mallard Fox Industrial Park in Decatur, AL. The plant began construction in 2011 and was completed in early 2014. The plant produces thin-film polyester material used primarily in the food industry. The facility also included a resin plant and metallizing film production plant. The project was the largest capital investment for Polyplex in the United States.