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Centro to rotomold in former Green Giant plant


November 4, 2013 6:39 pm ET

Iowa-based rotational molder Centro Inc. is opening its eighth factory, and second in Wisconsin, by converting a 90,000 former Green Giant canned vegetable plant in Beaver Dam.

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Bemis recalled as folksy, one of kind


November 1, 2013 3:34 pm ET

I lost a friend recently. So did the plastics, engineering and design industries. I didn't know Peter Bemis all that well personally, but he still was one of my favorite people in the industry. So I was truly saddened by word of his passing Oct. 9,...

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SPE honors innovation


September 27, 2013 3:55 pm ET

ATLANTA — A see-through beverage cooler that fully displays cans and bottles netted two awards for Innovative Plastech Inc. of Batavia, Ill., at the SPE Thermoforming Division's annual parts competition.

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Agri's new leader following in dad's footsteps


September 27, 2013 3:59 pm ET

Opening day at Agri-Industrial Plastics Co. was a family affair, and not the ceremonial kind, with founder Richard K. Smith cutting a ribbon across the door of his blow molding plant in Fairfield, Iowa. Everyone rolled up their sleeves to fill the...

Denham Plastics recovers from 2012 fire


September 12, 2013 2:32 pm ET

Denham Plastics LLC of Salinas, Calif., has almost doubled its business over a recent 12-month period, since a July 26, 2012, fire destroyed the company’s previous location.

Rotomolder GVL Poly follows combines to Kansas


September 5, 2013 4:09 pm ET

Like a bumper crop of corn, Litchfield, Minn.-based GVL Polymers Inc. is growing again — both physically and in terms of its bottom line, which has more than doubled in the last four years to surpass $5 million in revenue.

Injection molder Electri-Tec expanding in Indiana


August 21, 2013 1:05 pm ET

Electri-Tec LLC , a manufacturer of electrical equipment, is adding 15,000 square feet of space and will nearly double the size of its Angola, Ind., facility, according to its President Dan Khorshid.

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