Go to Video Section

By Design: Local Motors' Jay Rogers

Published: September 8, 2010 6:00 am ET
Updated: September 8, 2010 12:00 am ET

Local Motors is a Chandler, Ariz.-based car company setting a radical course to design, manufacture, and sell cars. CEO and Co-founder Jay Rogers spoke with Plastics News at the recent Industrial Designers Society of America conference in Portland, Ore., about his vision. Local Motors creates a direct connection with customers who guide design development. Local Motors will build micro-factories in regions where demand is highest for the new designs. Cars will be built and sold on a just-in-time basis. The first Local Motors design concept to be designed by a community of enthusiasts and talented designers worldwide is the Rally Fighter by Sangho Kim.

Market Reports

North American Thermoformed Packaging Market Outlook & Review 2015

Our annual report provides a thorough review and analysis of economic and political conditions, emerging market trends, packaging design advances, materials pricing and sustainable packaging issues impacting supply and demand in the TP segment. Our analysts identify key drivers of growth and opportunities for processors to remain competitive in the years ahead through innovation, production efficiencies and more.

Learn more

Plastics Recycling Trends in North America

This report is a review and analysis of the North American Plastics Recycling Industry, including key trends and statistics based on 2013 performance. We examine market environment factors, regulatory issues, industry challenges, key drivers and emerging trends in post-consumer and post-industrial recycling.

Learn more

Injection Molding Market Analysis & Processor Rankings

Plastics News BUNDLED package contains our in-depth Market Analysis of the Injection Molding segment. You will gain keen insight on current trends and our economic outlook.

As a BONUS this includes PN's updated 2014 database of North American Injection Molders RANKED by sales volume. Sort, merge, mail & prospect by end market, materials processed, region, # of plants and more.

Learn more

Upcoming Plastics News Events

June 2, 2015 - June 3, 2015Plastics Financial Summit - Chicago 2015

September 15, 2015 - September 17, 2015Plastics Caps & Closures - September 2015

More Events