SAN DIEGO - The Web page of material distributor and custom manufacturer Ridout Plastics Co. Inc. received an award June 24 for excellence from Source, the Internet news service of the San Diego Daily Transcript business newspaper. Ridout Plastics received the $200 award and an acrylic plaque for the best small-business Web page.
The site, which is located at http:/www.sddt.com/plastics, carries product information on materials and parts and serves as an extension of the San Diego company's sales force.
Recently, the company ordered two 5-by-10-foot computer numerically controlled routers for separate or joined use, according to Ridout Plastics President Elliott Rabin.
Other equipment includes three CNC router/shapers, three panel saws, eight table saws, a milling machine, multiple line benders and shears, and a forming oven.
Ridout Plastics employs about 45 and recorded 1995 sales of $5.9 million in distributing sheet, rod, tube and shapes and in manufacturing acrylic and plastic parts and holders for literature and brochures.