History

 History Image Company History1980's

1980:
Columbus Plastic Operations opens.

1988:
Columbus facility expansion completed – 2 presses & 50,000 sq ft.

1990's

1995:
Second Columbus facility expansion completed – 3 presses & 25,000 sq ft.

1996:
Core Materials Corporation is formed and acquires Columbus Plastics.

1998:
Core builds its 111,000 ft² Gaffney, South Carolina plant.

2000's

2000:
Core introduces its new CT2801 “Class A” material system  to meet the growing need of the Heavy Truck and Automotive markets.

2001:
Core forms Core Composites Corporation and acquires the assets of Airshield Corporation and its Matamoros, Mexico Facility.

2001:
Core introduces  its new high impact vinyl ester series material systems for high impact automotive applications.

2002:
Company changes name to Core Molding Technologies (CMT) to reflect new diversified focus.

2004:    
Core forms Core Automotive Technologies and acquires the assets of Keystone Restyling Products, anautomotive aftermarket provider.

2005:    
Core forms Core Composites Cincinnati and purchases the assets of Cincinnati Fiberglass and establishes its Cincinnati facility.

2009:
Core completes construction of a new 437,000 ft² plant in Matamoros, Mexico.

2010's

2011:
Core initiates a 39,000 ft² expansion of its Matamoros, Mexico facility.

Core introduces Featherlite® SMC, high surface quality material that is 25% lighter than standard-density SMC.

2012: 
Core introduces N-sulGuard® SMC to support Ag and Construction Equipment and Electrical markets.

2013: 
Core Molding Technologies Featherlite® SMC production reaches 10,000,000 lbs.

FeatherliteXL® next generation product released.

Core introduces Airilite® Ultra Low Density SMC.

2014:
Core introduces new Mirilite™ and Econolite® Ultra-Low Density SMC Formulations.

Core produces 2,000,000th truck hood.

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