Toray Plastics (America), Inc., Signs a Letter of Intent to Sell Its Old Baptist Road Facility to Arlin Mfg. Co., Inc.

North Kingstown, Rhode Island (September 14, 2021­­)—Toray Plastics (America), Inc., announces that it has signed a letter of intent with Arlin Mfg. Co., Inc., located in Lowell, Massachusetts, to sell its Old Baptist Road plant to Arlin. Arlin will continue operations and provide service to OBR customers. The transfer of the business to Arlin is scheduled for December 31, 2021.

Steven Mitchell, Vice President at Arlin, says the company looks forward to maintaining the high level of service and product quality to which Toray’s customers are accustomed. “Arlin also has a legacy of commitment to excellence in the manufacture of cast film and customer service, and we are very pleased to be able to acquire the plant. The OBR facility will complement our Trico Specialty Films division and expand our capabilities,” he adds.

Arlin Mfg. Co., Inc. contact Information:

Steve Mitchell –; phone: 978-454-9165


Toray Plastics (America), Inc., is a leading manufacturer of polyester, polypropylene, and metallized films and polypropylene and polyethylene foams. The company is committed to environmental, social, and corporate governance and aims to contribute to society through the creation of new value with innovative ideas, technologies, and products that help address global issues. R&D is focused on the development of materials that are fossil fuel-free, compostable, biodegradable, and/or recyclable. The company’s sustainability initiative, launched in 2004, includes the operating of one of Rhode Island’s larger solar farms and two cogeneration systems, energy and water conservation, recycling, and zero landfill.

Toray Plastics (America) is a subsidiary of the Toray Group, which believes that materials can change lives and provide real solutions to the challenges the world faces. The Toray Group is the world leader in synthetic fibers and textiles, carbon fibers, plastics, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, and high-performance films and has annual sales exceeding US$21 billion. For more information about Toray Plastics (America)’s products, contact Mary Osso at or 401-667-2281. Toray Plastics (America), Inc., headquarters is located at 50 Belver Avenue, North Kingstown, RI 02852-7500; telephone 401-294-4511, fax 401-294-3410. Visit the Toray Plastics (America), Inc., website at

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