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Plastics News Now: Kid gets tour of college after writing about dream of working in plastics
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Trevin Allen, 9, visited Penn College of Technology after writing about the industry in a school assignment, a bike path made of recycled plastics opens and the new iPhones have more recycled and...
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09-20-2018
Taking tiny steps toward big sustainability goals
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Novi, Mich. — Sustainability is a hot-button issue for a lot of automakers and suppliers today, but for Ford Motor Co.'s Debbie Mielewski, it's a topic that is deep-rooted in her livelihood...
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09-20-2018
Panel: Partnerships key to more composites in cars
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Novi, Mich. — Along the winding road of current and future automotive trends, there is an opportunity. And that opportunity, mixed into mega trends like electrification, lightweighting and...
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09-20-2018
Celebrating products made in America
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Heavy Metal, the journalist, tries to stay as objective as possible when it comes to international business. You won't get fake news about plastics from Heavy Metal! But in my personal life, I try ...
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09-19-2018
Ineos joins in PS recycling project
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A trio of companies is joining forces in a project they say will close the loop on polystyrene recycling, and a representative for one of the partners believes the approach will fundamentally...
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09-19-2018
Univar CEO says company may not be 'right home' for Nexeo plastics business
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Chemical company Univar Inc. has a deal to buy Nexeo Solutions Inc., but its CEO says company leaders aren’t sure if Univar is the “right home” for Nexeo’s $1.8 billion...
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09-19-2018
Rehau, MBT join forces
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Swiss companies Rehau Verwaltungszentrale AG and MB Barter & Trading AG (MBT) have signed an agreement for a merger of equals to create a polymer group with potential sales of $2.5...
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09-19-2018
Lanxess expanding capacity in Germany
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Lanxess AG is expanding production of high-performance plastics at its Krefeld-Uerdingen site in Germany by building a new compounding facility at the North Rhine-Westphalia site. The Cologne,...
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09-19-2018
Serell named president of Asaclean maker Sun Plastech
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Sun Plastech Inc., the maker of Asaclean-brand purging compounds, has named Joseph Serell as its new president. The move was effective Sept. 1, officials with Parsippany, N.J.-based SPI said in a...
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09-18-2018
Clariant, Sabic to merge part of materials portfolio
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Swiss materials supplier Clariant AG and Saudi chemical company Sabic are to merge parts of their businesses in a bid to create a leading supplier of high-performance materials. The move follows...
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09-18-2018
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Published on December 9, 2015 Rotational Molding Market Review and Outlook 2016

This report provides in-depth analysis of the rotational molding segment for North America, summarizing current business trends, economic indicators, challenges and opportunities.  It also provides market projections for 2016 and includes analysis of the latest developments in materials, machinery and release agents.

The report includes key data on:

  • Rotational molding sales growth from 2005-2014
  • Throughput trends from 2005-2014
  • Resin price trends (1994-2016) for HDPE and LLDPE - HAO Comonomer Rotomolding Powder
  • Economic indicators: U.S. GDP, Exports, Imports and Trade Balance of Manufacturers 

In addition, we review leading rotational molders, equipment manufacturers and release agent manufacturers, assessing their business growth strategies and key performance metrics.

Profiled companies include:

Rotational Molders:

  • Ameri-Kart Corp.
  • Centro Inc.
  • Den Hartog Industries Inc.
  • Elkhart Plastics Inc.
  • Little Tikes Co.
  • Norwesco Inc.
  • Pelican Products Inc.
  • Snyder Industries Inc.
  • Step 2 Co. LLC
  • Toter 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
  • McLube
  • Stoner Inc.

 

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