Schattdecor is to build a brand new state-of-the-art printing line in the US.
The Thansau, Germany-headquartered decor printer announced the plans on August 20 at an evening reception for customers and press during the IWF exhibition in Atlanta.
The 100,000ft2 new facility is currently under construction in St Louis, Missouri and is expected to produce its first roll of decor paper in the fourth quarter of 2009.
Schattdecor ceo Reiner Schulz said the company has been in the US market since 1995, beginning by importing decors from Germany, and decided the time was right to support the market with its own printing line.