TALLMADGE, OHIO — Plastic processor Steere Enterprises is a safer place to work because of a grant from the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation (BWC). Other companies in that state now can do the same, thanks to $15 million in government funding.
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.