EAU CLAIRE, WIS. (Jan. 2, 10:30 a.m. ET) — Custom molder and prototyper Five Star Plastics is expanding to be poised for new demands. Five Star will invest more than $2 million to add 25,000 square feet to its plant in Eau Claire and install more machinery, including a 1,000-ton injection press needed for new molding work. The privately held company also will build clean-room capability.
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