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Published on November 15, 2013 Rotational Molding Market Review and Outlook 2014 - North America

This report provides in-depth analysis of the rotational molding market for North America, including discussions of trends, opportunities, threats, the latest developments in production and labor and equipment trends impacting rotomolders.

The report uses charts and graphs to provide insight into key market indicators, including:

  • Rotational molding sales growth from 2001-2013
  • U.S. GDP growth
  • Throughput trends from 2003-2013
  • Quarterly resin prices from 2007-2013 for materials used to manufacture rotational molded products

In addition, we review 31 leading rotational molders, 6 equipment manufacturers, 5 release agent manufacturers and 5 resin suppliers, assessing their business strategies, challenges and manufacturing and production outlook.

Profiled companies include:

Rotational Molders:

  • Acrylon Plastics Inc.
  • Ameri-Kart Corp.
  • Ball Bounce & Sport Inc.
  • Centro Inc.
  • Chem-Tainer Industries Inc.
  • Confluence Watersports Co.
  • Den Hartog Industries Inc.
  • Dutchland Plastics Corp.
  • Elkhart Plastics Inc.
  • Formed Plastics Inc.
  • GameTime
  • Iowa Rotocast Plastics Inc.
  • Jacobson Plastics Inc.
  • Johnson Outdoors Inc.
  • Laerdal Medical Corp.
  • Little Tikes Co.
  • Meese Orbitron Dunne
  • Moeller Marine Products Inc.
  • Norwesco Inc.
  • Pelican Products Inc.
  • Plastic Professionals Inc.
  • PlayPower Inc.
  • Poly Processing Co. LLC
  • Rhino Inc.
  • RTS Companies Inc.
  • Seljan Co. Inc.
  • Snyder Industries Inc.
  • Solar Plastics Inc.
  • Step 2 Co. LLC
  • Toter Inc.
  • Trilogy Plastics Inc.

Equipment Manufacturers:

  • Caccia Engineering
  • Ferry Industries Inc.
  • Persico SpA
  • Reinhardt Roto-Machines
  • Rotoline
  • Rotomachinery Group

Release Agent Manufacturers:

  • Axel Plastic Research Laboratories
  • Chem-Trend LP
  • DuPont Coating & Release Systems
  • McLube
  • Stoner Inc.

Resin Suppliers:

  • A. Schulman Inc.
  • Dow Chemical Co.
  • ExxonMobil Chemical Co.
  • LyondellBasell Industries
  • Nova Chemicals Corp.

Our experts also provide perspectives from industry thought leaders regarding their views on industry trends, market conditions and growth opportunities. These Q&A interviews include:

  • Peter Mooney, Economist and President, Plastics Custom Research Services
  • Bruce Muller, President, Plastics Consulting

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