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Persico displays spider framework alternative


November 6, 2014 8:22 am ET

Speakers from two European rotational mold makers — one from Italy, the other from Germany — described how to design molds without the big metal supporting framework, known as the spider, at the Rotoplas conference.

Powder King shows off pulverizer


November 6, 2014 8:19 am ET

Powder King LLC showed a full-scale version of its PKA-18 laboratory-sized pulverizer at Rotoplas. The machine can produce 50 to 100 pounds of powder an hour.

Air cooling for new pulverizer technology


November 6, 2014 8:16 am ET

Orenda Automation Technologies Inc. unveiled its new pulverizer technology at Rotoplas — using air cooling instead of water for the first time, officials said.

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Louisiana molder expands into former Yoo-hoo bottling plant


October 31, 2014 1:51 pm ET

Noble Plastics Inc. plans to expand its manufacturing capabilities with the purchase of a former Yoo-hoo bottling plant in Opelousas, La., eight miles away from its current facility.

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Ameriform plans $7.5 million expansion


October 16, 2014 12:57 pm ET

Ameriform Inc. has earmarked $7.5 million to expand its thermoforming, extrusion and rotational molding operations in Muskegon, Mich.

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Processors reach out to design community


September 3, 2014 1:30 pm ET

A conference for industrial designers is starting to attract more plastics processors looking for a better connection with the design community.

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Kayak maker Confluence taking on a broader outdoor products business focus


August 26, 2014 12:54 pm ET

Canoe and kayak rotational molder Confluence Watersports Co. has a new owner and a new name — Confluence Outdoor Co. — that reflects a broader focus on full-service outdoor recreation.

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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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