PISMO BEACH, CALIF. (May 9, 3:20 p.m. ET) Karl von Kries has a vision of harnessing the sun to make plastic products. The CEO of LightManufacturing LLC said he and coworkers have developed a way of rotationally molding plastic parts without relying on an electricity grid. Sun energy is focused by mirrors to heat a rotomold and photovoltaic cells generate electricity to run the rotomolder’s armature.
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