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HTI embraces growing business in natural gas conversion with 1,800-ton press


June 19, 2014 1:33 pm ET

Custom injection molder HTI Plastics has installed a new, large, precision press that will launch it into the fast-growing world of natural gas conversion in heavy trucks.

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Redesigned fuel tank lets lawn mower stand upright


May 9, 2014 12:36 pm ET

Small-engine maker Briggs & Stratton Corp. has unveiled a new lawn mower engine that allows a gas-powered mower to be stored upright without leaking, thanks in part to a carefully engineered fuel tank.

Investment firm buys stake in industrial blow molder


March 3, 2014 4:22 pm ET

The Plastics Group Inc., a blow molder based in Willowbrook, Ill., is working with a new investor — private investment firm Watermill Group — and is looking to expand its design and engineering capabilities.

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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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...

Elkhart Plastics buys two Ferry rotomolding machines


September 24, 2013 1:57 pm ET

Elkhart Plastics Inc. has added two Ferry rotational molding machines and is hiring 10 new production employees at its plant in Ridgefield, Wash., which is known as Portland Plastics.

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.

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