Alro Plastics preparing new Grand Rapids location

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Alro Plastics will occupy 65,000 square feet of a 160,000-square-foot facility located along M-6 in the Gerald R. Ford International Airport region. Courtesy Robert Grooters Development Company

Construction is underway for a new Grand Rapids location for Alro Plastics.

Alro Plastics will occupy 65,000 square feet of a 160,000-square-foot facility located along M-6 in the Gerald R. Ford International Airport region in a new industrial park that features easy access to highways.

The new location will house Alro’s full plastics operation, including head offices, assembling, manufacturing and warehousing.

Robert Grooters Development Company recently broke ground on the site as a build-to-suit project for Alro. Wolverine Building Group will begin construction as soon as Dykema Excavating completes the site preparation.

The project is expected to be completed in spring 2021.

Alro Plastics was founded in 1987 in Jackson to provide Alro Steel’s existing customers with a wide range of plastic products. Offering next-day delivery and cut-to-size processing, Alro Plastics maintains a large inventory of sheet, rod, and tube in standard, engineered and high-performance materials.

Alro Steel was founded in 1948 by brothers Al and Robert Glick. Alro is focused on offering cut-to-size metals and plastics with next-day delivery to 25,000 customers in North America.

Alro operates over 70 locations in 12 states and provides a broad inventory of products under Alro Steel, Alro Plastics, Alro Metals, Alro Metals Outlet and Alro Industrial Supply.

For more information about the project and build to suit opportunities, contact Robert Grooters Development at (616) 776-0033.

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