RAPID CITY, S.D. — WL Plastics Corp.'s new plant in Rapid City is cranking out HDPE pipes as the business continues to grow with the oil industry. The Fort Worth, Texas-based company celebrated the opening of its 45,000-square-foot facility this week.
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.