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  • Rotomolder Diversified Plastics unveils new equipment, expansion
    10-January-2019  

     Diversified Plastics Inc. Diversified Plastics Inc. has added a new product line of steps for spas, pools and boats and is investing in new equipment to support that production.

    To boost productivity and manufacture greater quantities of plastic products, Latta, S.C.-based rotomolder Diversified Plastics Inc. is adding new equipment and expanding its facility in the Palmetto State.
     
    The company is adding a new rotational molding oven from Ferry In
  • Erie Molded adds presses, rebrands as EMP Closures
    10-January-2019  

     Erie Molded Plastics/EMP Closures Erie Molded Plastics, now rebranded as EMP Closures for its packaging business, has added two injection molding machines for its stock closures.

    An expanding Pennsylvania injection molder is finding success in a highly competitive segment of the business.
     
    Erie Molded Plastics Inc. dates to 1982 when Phil Tredway founded the company. Tredway still runs the operation, and his son Tom Tredway works as vice president
  • Expansions highlight new year for 20/20 Custom Molded Plastics
    08-January-2019  

     Organic growth seems to suit 20/20 Custom Molded Plastics Ltd. just fine, and the company continues to expand its facilities in Ohio and Indiana to keep up with demand.

     
    The Holiday City, Ohio-based company specializes in low-pressure structural foam gas-assist injection molding. In October, it announced plans to expand add 240,000 square feet to its existing 170,000-square-foot facility in Bluffton, Ind.
     
    According to 20/20 Pres
  • Plastics News announces Processor of the Year finalists
    08-January-2019  

     Detroit — Four companies have become finalists for Plastics News\' Processor of the Year Award: Intertech Plastics Inc., MTD Micro Molding, Plastek Industries Inc. and Vital Plastics Inc.

     
    MTD and Plastek were finalists last year. MTD also was a finalist once before, in 2015.
     
    Intertech Plastics and Vital Plastics are newcomers to the finalist circle. All four finalists are custom injection molders, but they are a diverse g
  • 2018 by the numbers
    28-December-2018  

     We have completed another editorial calendar year of rankings and lists, Hurrah! All that\'s left to do now is bundle them up for our end of the year issue called, Market Data Book. This is the edition where we display the top 100 in each ranking along with any corrections or updated notes gathered since the original publication date. That issue comes out December 24th with 2,213 companies.

     

  • Injection molder Falcon Plastics soars with expansion
    28-December-2018  

     Falcon Plastics Falcon Plastics is converting a warehouse into manufacturing space in Madison, S.D.

    Amid increasing sales growth, Falcon Plastics is flying high with the expansion of its Madison, S.D., facility to meet the growing demand.
     
    The expansion includes the conversion of a 17,000-square-foot warehouse into manufacturing space. Falcon has supported the expansion by temporarily moving the facilities warehouse off-site.

  • Westfall Technik builds its portfolio with hot runner, press maker MHS
    27-December-2018  

     Joe Wilssens MHS – Mold Hotrunner Solutions President Harald Schmidt with the company\'s M3 micro injection machines, a new injection process for high precision medical and electronic last parts, at NPE2018.

    Global holding company Westfall Technik Inc. has acquired Mold Hotrunner Solutions Inc., which makes hot runners and injection presses for micromolding.
     
    Westfall announced the deal for the Georgetown, Ontario-based MHS on Dec. 20. Terms
  • Speedline moving North Carolina operation to Reidsville following tornado
    27-December-2018  

     Speedline Corp. PVC fittings covers made by Speedline Corp.

    Speedline Corp., is moving its North Carolina operation to Reidsville after a tornado damaged its plant in nearby Greensboro.
     
    Solon, Ohio-based Speedline manufactures PVC fitting covers and jacketing systems to protect the insulation of mechanical piping, bare metal and equipment for industrial and commercial applications.
     

  • Chase Plastics, Dow bring good works to holiday season
    26-December-2018  

     Dow Chemical Co. Dow recently joined with Good360 to distribute 57 trailers for temporary housing to families impacted by Hurricane Harvey on the U.S. Gulf Coast.

    Chase Plastics and the Dow Chemical Co. are doing their part to make the holidays a little brighter.
     
    Chase, a resin distribution firm based in Clarkston, Mich., recently made gifts of $1,000 each to three charities as part of the firm\'s Giving Card Campaign.
     
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  • Falcon Plastics Falcon Plastics is converting a warehouse into manufacturing space in Madison, S.D. Amid increasing sales growth, Falcon Plastics is flying high with the expansion of its Madison, S.D., facility to meet the growing demand. The expansion i
    26-December-2018  

     Joe Wilssens MHS – Mold Hotrunner Solutions President Harald Schmidt with the company\'s M3 micro injection machines, a new injection process for high precision medical and electronic last parts, at NPE2018.

    Global holding company Westfall Technik Inc. has acquired Mold Hotrunner Solutions Inc., which makes hot runners and injection presses for micromolding.
     
    Westfall announced the deal for the Georgetown, Ontario-based MHS on Dec. 20. Terms

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