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Wright Plastic Products buys Tennessee auto supplier Hope Industries


March 4, 2015 3:51 pm ET

Michigan custom injection molder Wright Plastic Products Co. LLC has acquired Tennessee-based automotive supplier Hope Industries Inc., the companies announced.

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Winter blasts ADS sales forecast


March 4, 2015 3:40 pm ET

Net sales forecasted for Advanced Drainage Systems are likely to slip as bad weather grips much of the United States into early March, delaying construction projects using the Hilliard, Ohio-based company's corrugated pipe.

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Snow damages roof at Pactiv plant


March 4, 2015 2:39 pm ET

No injuries were reported after a roof buckled under the weight of snow and ice at a Pactiv Corp. facility in New York.

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Best Places To Work 2015


March 4, 2015 12:38 pm ET

For the second year, Plastics News has named the 10 best places to work in the plastics industry. Today we profile five of the winning companies.

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Best Places To Work: No. 6, Colors For Plastics


March 4, 2015 12:35 pm ET

Colors For Plastics, which now employs 115 people, started with one man who handled everything.

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Best Places To Work: No. 7, CMD Corp.


March 4, 2015 12:27 pm ET

There's a lot of innovating going on at the No. 7 company on Plastics News' Best Places to Work ranking.

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Best Places To Work: No. 8, Extreme Tool & Engineering Inc.


March 4, 2015 12:18 pm ET

Way up in Wakefield, a town of about 1,800 in Michigan's Upper Peninsula, they get a lot of snow. In fact, the area is known as Big Snow Country. Some people, like Mike Zacharias, call it God's Country.

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Best Places To Work: No. 9, Team 1 Plastics Inc.


March 4, 2015 12:11 pm ET

One long-standing, often-cited problem in the plastics industry is the shortage of skilled workers. Automotive injection molder Team 1 Plastics Inc. is meeting that challenge by training and promoting from within, giving employees the opportunity to ...

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Best Places To Work: No. 10, Custom Profile


March 4, 2015 11:04 am ET

At most companies, an employee caught red-handed is in trouble. But not at Custom Profile. The Grand Rapids, Mich., custom extruder encourages employees to snitch on each other for doing a good job.

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India's plastic processing industry needs 3 million skilled workers by 2020


March 4, 2015 1:30 pm ET

A trained workforce is shaping up to be a major challenge for the Indian plastics industry, which needs 2 million to 3 million more staff by 2020 to keep up with demand, according to one Indian trade association.

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