Wisconsin molder Total Quality Plastics closes

By Frank Antosiewicz
Correspondent

Published: July 16, 2013 5:00 pm ET
Updated: July 16, 2013 5:02 pm ET

Related to this story

Topics Injection Molding
Companies & Associations

Total Quality Plastics Inc. is shuttering its only injection molding facility, in North Prairie, Wis., and laying off 32 workers, according to a WARN notice filed with the state Department of Workforce Development.

The company said in the statement that the closure was due to “changing business circumstances.”

Total Quality is a subsidiary of Hufcor Inc., of Janesville, Wis. Hufcor makes partitions for use in hotels, schools and convention centers. Neither company was available for comment.

According to the Total Quality Plastics website, it was an injection molder of thermoplastic parts and had been in business since 1992. It had presses ranging from 75 to 1,500 tons of clamping force.

 


Comments

Wisconsin molder Total Quality Plastics closes

By Frank Antosiewicz
Correspondent

Published: July 16, 2013 5:00 pm ET
Updated: July 16, 2013 5:02 pm ET

Post Your Comments


Back to story


More stories

Image

Haitian aims to revolutionize US molders' purchase process

March 27, 2015 9:00 am ET

Haitian International Holdings Ltd. (Booth W3683) is introducing new machines to North American molders with four presses on display at its large...    More

Image

Flextronics launches global injection molding, tooling unit

March 26, 2015 4:29 pm ET

Flextronics International Ltd. (Booth S34125) is officially launching Precision Plastics, a global injection tooling and manufacturing unit, as a...    More

Image

Customs snafu snags Boy Machines

March 26, 2015 9:42 am ET

ORLANDO, FLA. — With apologies to poet Robert Burns, this year’s NPE in Orlando definitely proved that “sometimes the...    More

Fire destroys Tennessee injection molder

March 25, 2015 2:38 pm ET

An eight-alarm fire destroyed Tri-Tech Molded Products Inc.'s plant March 24 in McMinnville, Tenn., and continued to burn March 25.    More

Image

Cable show investors dish out $250K for plate with cup holder

March 24, 2015 6:00 am ET

With help from West Bend Plastics Inc., entrepreneur Rich Kellow is producing The Great Plate — a 10-inch, polypropylene plate with a center bev...    More

Market Reports

Flexible Packaging Trends in North America

North America represents about 30 percent of the global consumption of flexible packaging. Annual growth in this region is forecast at 4 percent during the next 5 years.

For more insight on growth opportunities, drivers of growth and the outlook for 2015, download this report.

Learn more

Plastics Recycling Trends in North America

This report is a review and analysis of the North American Plastics Recycling Industry, including key trends and statistics based on 2013 performance. We examine market environment factors, regulatory issues, industry challenges, key drivers and emerging trends in post-consumer and post-industrial recycling.

Learn more

Plastics in Mexico - State of the Industry Report

This report analyzes the $20 billion plastics industry in Mexico including sales of machinery & equipment, resins and finished products.

Our analysts provide insight on business trends, foreign investment, top end markets and plastics processing activity. The report also provides important data on exports, production, employment and value of plastics products manufactured.

Learn more

Upcoming Plastics News Events

June 2, 2015 - June 3, 2015Plastics Financial Summit - Chicago 2015

September 16, 2015 - September 18, 2015Plastics Caps & Closures - September 2015

More Events