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Rotomolded parts help bring scooter to market


February 24, 2015 5:28 pm ET

ANAHEIM, CALIF. — Nimble Scooters LLC launched its first product in May 2014 — a rotationally molded, foot-powered cargo carrier — and now it aims by to introduce a larger model with a bigger cargo tub, steel frame and five wheels...

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Communication plays a big role in Sterling's financial success


February 20, 2015 6:00 am ET

Cary Quigley remembers the humble beginnings at Sterling Technologies Inc. The company had three or four employees and one machine. Every contract was like gold.

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Horizon grows steadily, adding fourth rotomolding machine


February 19, 2015 6:00 am ET

Horizon Manufacturing Group LLC is ramping up production in Lake Mills, Wis., as it approaches its third year in operation.

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Toymaker Step2's new CEO wants company to take next step


February 16, 2015 10:24 am ET

Chris Quinn wants Step2 Co. to become a recognizable brand name outside Ohio. The Streetsboro, Ohio, company has done a great job making a name for itself in its backyard, the toymaker's new president and CEO says, but it's going to have to expand...

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India's Vectus wins equity investment


February 12, 2015 1:07 pm ET

Indian plastics processor Vectus Industries Ltd. is using $16.7 million in private equity investment to dramatically expand its manufacturing capacity to meet growing demand for water infrastructure like tanks and pipes.

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Mexico City to invest in more than 6,000 plastic trash bins


February 3, 2015 2:09 pm ET

The Mexican capital's government plans to place 6,096 rotational molded public garbage bins in streets, parks and squares in the coming months.

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Step2 names former New Balance executive as president, CEO


January 16, 2015 10:00 am ET

Toy manufacturer and rotational molder Step2 LLC has picked consumer products veteran Chris Quinn as its new CEO and president.

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Dutchland hires former Little Tikes exec Richmond


December 31, 2014 10:33 am ET

Dutchland Plastics LLC has a new executive chairman, but he's a familiar name in rotational molding: Thomas Richmond.

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Rotoplas opens first US plant


December 24, 2014 10:14 am ET

Mexico City-based Grupo Rotoplas SAB de CV opened its first rotational molding plant in the United States earlier this month, according to Chief Financial Officer Mario Antonio Romero Orozco.

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Traditional toys still have their place with kids, parents


December 24, 2014 11:16 am ET

In 2013, the domestic toy industry saw sales of $22.09 billion, said Adrienne Appell, spokeswoman for the Toy Industry Association Inc. of New York. And while she couldn't make projections, Appell said she is seeing two areas that saw growth in 2013 ...

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