Core molding technologies’ History1980's
Columbus Plastic Operations opens.
Columbus facility expansion completed – 2 presses & 50,000 sq ft.
Second Columbus facility expansion completed – 3 presses & 25,000 sq ft.
Core Materials Corporation is formed and acquires Columbus Plastics.
Core builds its 111,000 ft² Gaffney, South Carolina plant.
Core introduces its new CT2801 “Class A” material system to meet the growing need of the Heavy Truck and Automotive markets.
Core forms Core Composites Corporation and acquires the assets of Airshield Corporation and its Matamoros, Mexico Facility.
Core introduces its new high impact vinyl ester series material systems for high impact automotive applications.
Company changes name to Core Molding Technologies (CMT) to reflect new diversified focus.
Core forms Core Automotive Technologies and acquires the assets of Keystone Restyling Products, anautomotive aftermarket provider.
Core forms Core Composites Cincinnati and purchases the assets of Cincinnati Fiberglass and establishes its Cincinnati facility.
Core completes construction of a new 437,000 ft² plant in Matamoros, Mexico.
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.
Core introduces N-sulGuard® SMC to support Ag and Construction Equipment and Electrical markets.
Core Molding Technologies Featherlite® SMC production reaches 10,000,000 lbs.
FeatherliteXL® next generation product released.
Core introduces Airilite® Ultra Low Density SMC.
Core introduces new Mirilite™ and Econolite® Ultra-Low Density SMC Formulations.
Core produces 2,000,000th truck hood.
Core acquires CPI Binani and adds new process technology. Direct-Long Fiber Thermoplastics Molding (DLFT).
Core announced its breakthrough ultra-low density SMC formulation, Hydrilite® as an addition to its industry-leading suite of low-density composite material systems.
Core announced its acquisition of Horizon Plastics, International (HPI), a Canadian-based custom thermoplastic molder. Adding structural foam and structural web molding processes and additional industries to its current business.