AKRON, OHIO (Oct. 30, 5:30 p.m. ET) – Plastics companies along the East Coast closed early Monday, ahead of Hurricane Sandy, and some remained idle today — and could be shut down for several days. Here’s a recap of the situation at some companies.
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.