Riken Elastomers

Project Details
  • Location: Hopkinsville, KY
  • Project Type: Industrial
  • Contractor: Gray Construction
  • Contractor: Scott, Murphy & Daniel
  • Start Date: Began 2006
  • Project Value: $4,000,000+ All Projects
  • Building Size: 180,000 square foot

Riken Elastomers manufactures high-performance plastic compounds primarily used in the automotive industry. Thermo Plastic Compounds are used in many applications. Compounds are mixtures of base resin with several different additives.

Design and construction of original facility including plumbing, HVAC, product piping, and process utility systems, including cooling water, chilled water, vacuum, compressed air, and oil. Piping systems included copper, carbon steel, and stainless steel.

Major projects included a 20,000 square foot facility expansion in 2013, a 81,000 square foot facility expansion in 2015, and a cooling tower replacement.