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New executives look to increase business at Little Tikes, Step2


August 26, 2014 12:46 pm ET

Northeastern Ohio toy rotational molders Step2 Co. LLC and Little Tikes Co. both have new top executives: Thomas Doherty at Step2 and Bill Cofield at Tikes.

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A peek behind our 2014 ranking of rotational molders


August 25, 2014 2:00 pm ET

Today Plastics News published its annual ranking of North American rotational molders. Here are some interesting facts about the data.

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Pact buys trash bin manufacturer


August 11, 2014 12:05 pm ET

Pact Group Holdings Ltd. is buying the Australian and New Zealand operations of Sulo MGB (Aust.) Pty. Ltd., including its subsidiary Sulo (NZ) Ltd.

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India's Supreme to open pipe and packaging plant


August 7, 2014 10:32 am ET

One of India's largest plastics processors, Supreme Industries Ltd., plans to open a PVC pipe and packaging plant in West Bengal state in its current fiscal year, as part of an effort to boost capital spending by one-third to 200 crore rupee ($33.27 ...

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Rail improvements also allow rotomolder to improve operations


July 24, 2014 3:10 pm ET

An infrastructure improvement grant from the U.S. Commerce Department is helping an Indiana plastics plant expand its product line and add jobs.

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Rotomolder opens cart plant in Salt Lake City


July 9, 2014 5:58 pm ET

Toter Inc., a division of Wastequip Inc., has begun production of its two-wheeled waste and recycling carts at a new facility in Salt Lake City.

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Total introducing bio-based resins for U.S. rotomolding industry


June 30, 2014 3:46 pm ET

French integrated oil and gas giant Total SA is entering the North American rotational molding market for polyethylene, and is introducing bio-polymers for the sector, a company official said at a Society of Plastics Engineers conference.

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Creating, designing and rotomolding a toy that will last


June 27, 2014 2:11 pm ET

Tom Fish loves the rotational molding process, and the Little Tikes Co. creative director uses the sweeping curves capable in the process on new toys.

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Hedstrom considering reshoring some playball molding


June 25, 2014 2:58 pm ET

A decade ago, Hedstrom Plastics moved its playball rotational molding operations to China. But rising costs there are making company officials rethink that strategy — and one future option could be reshoring ball production to North America.

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Economist: Rotomolders growing faster than other structural plastics makers


June 23, 2014 3:31 pm ET

Rotational molders are growing faster than other sectors that make structural plastic parts, economist Peter Mooney said at TopCon 2014, the Society of Plastics Engineers' rotomolding conference.

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