PITTSBURGH (July 26, 1:55 p.m. ET) — In an increasingly common 21st century move, Jerry MacCleary has taken on a new job while keeping his old job. MacCleary, who became president of the NAFTA region for Bayer MaterialScience LLC on June 1, recently fielded some questions about the business — and what the future might hold — at his Pittsburgh office.
In the wake of the economic turbulence earlier in this decade, molders today find themselves in much better shape. Molders are gaining a competitive advantage by investing in people, equipment and seeking inroads into new markets on a global scale.
Growth in the injection molding industry is going to be driven by low financing costs and a continued move to reshore some business.