This report provides in-depth analysis of the plastic injection molding industry for companies located within the United States, Canada, and Mexico with sales revenues totaling less than $25 million for fiscal year ending 2011.
Included are discussions of economic and political conditions, market trends, legislative/regulatory activity impacting supply/demand, opportunities and threats, material pricing and manufacturing technology, and strategies implemented by companies within the revenue range.
Our analysts provide insight into indicators that track market viability, including:
-Crude oil price impact on resin and production costs
-Labor trends over 11 years for plastic and rubber manufacturing
-M&A activity of small-sized injection molders
-Injection molding equipment investment and sales trends
Economist Peter Mooney examines the future of the segment, providing a forecast through 2016 for injection molding sales to major end-markets as well as analyzing historical sales and GDP trends.
Plus, 20 leading injection molders are reviewed, providing analysis of:
-Performance metrics over 10 years including:
-Plants and presses
Profiled companies include:
-Century Container Corp.
-Rodon Group LLC
-Master Molded Products Corp.
-Hansen Plastics Corp.
-Performance Plastics Inc.
-Plastic Molding Technology Inc.
-Prism Plastics LLC
-Bright Plastics Inc.
-GD Components de Mexico
-Vision Technical Molding
-Custom Plastics International
-Premier Technical Plastics
-Specialty Manufacturers Inc.
-Lakeland Tool & Engineering
-Wright Engineered Products
In addition, our experts obtained perspectives from industry thought-leaders regarding their views of industry trends, supply and demand outlook, and global growth initiatives. These perspectives include:
-Marco Castilla, Deputy Director of Operations, GD Components SA de CV
-Kevin McGrath, Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Rodon Group LLC
-Barbara Roberts, President and CEO, Wright Engineered Plastics
-Charles A. Sholtis, CEO, Plastic Molding Technology Inc.
-Jim Westman, Owner and President, Octex LLC