AKRON, OHIO (Dec. 27, 2:45 p.m. ET) — Executives at PolyOne Corp. and several other publicly held plastics materials firms may have delayed buying calendars for 2013. That’s because their per-share stock prices have done so well in 2012 that they probably don’t want the year to end.
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.