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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 ...

Storage tank maker goes public in Mexico


December 10, 2014 3:14 pm ET

Grupo Rotoplas SAB de CV is hoping to raise $250 million through the stock offering.

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Private equity firm partners with Hoover Container for 'next stage of growth'


December 3, 2014 12:27 pm ET

Hoover Container Solutions Inc. is taking on a new financial partner, the Houston-based maker of intermediate bulk containers and tanks said.

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RPC Group buying Iceland's Promens


November 27, 2014 8:46 am ET

In a major acquisition that combines two rigid packaging companies with international footprints, RPC Group plc has signed a 399 million euro ($497 million) deal to buy Promens Group AS.

UK court hearing case of rotomolding worker killed in 280 C oven


November 21, 2014 9:00 am ET

The management at a United Kingdom rotational molding plant are facing criminal charges for the death of a worker who was trapped inside a 280 Celsius oven.

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Color mixer introduced for powder


November 7, 2014 6:00 am ET

Liquid color has been used in injection molding for years, but at Rotoplas, Reduction Engineering Scheer Inc. introduced an inline color mixer for use during pulverizing of powder for rotational molding.

CNC machining centers evolving


November 7, 2014 6:00 am ET

CNC machining centers for rotational molding are evolving to fully enclosed milling machines with shuttle tables, said Adam Covington, sales engineer of Ferry Industries Inc.

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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.

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