American Excelsior Co. is planning to move its facilities at 1732 S. 790 West, Salt Lake City, to a new site in North Salt Lake.

The North Salt Lake Planning Commission recently gave preliminary approval to the company's plans to build a new 40,000-square-foot building at First North and Redwood Road.The company would have about a dozen employees to manufacture peanut-sized Styrofoam pellets for packaging and Styrofoam forms for use in making furniture.