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Site offers a comprehensive database of more than 900,000 lawyers that can be searched by name, location, law firm, specialties and/or government and corporate affiliations.
Plastics industry Web sites
Accurate Injection Molds Inc. — www.aimplastics.com
Prototype mold maker and injection molder features information on services, employees and an online map to the company.
Alliance of Foam Packaging Recyclers — www.presstar.com/ afpr
Site for network of foam packaging recyclers presents information on expanded polystyrene, including its uses, a breakdown of its physical properties and recycling information. Site also offers links to EPS packaging suppliers and a state-by-state listing of plant sites and EPS collection sites.
American Excelsior Co. — www.amerexcel.com
Site for packaging supply company presents starch packaging products as well as styrene and Eperan foam products.
Civiera & Silver International Inc. — www.csiplastics.com
Worldwide buyers, sellers and recyclers of engineering thermoplastics offers list of company's capabilities in engineering plastics, fluoropolymers, black-color concentrates and plastics recycling.
Crocker Ltd. — www.crockerltd.com
Blow molder provides company history, a showcase of products and case studies, as well as an illustrated analysis of the blow molding process.
Eastern Color & Chemical Co. — www.ecco-lenox.com
Color and chemical company's Web site features product information on polyurethane resins, additives and pigment dispersions.
M.A. Hanna Resin Distribution — www.hannaresin.com
Business unit of M.A. Hanna Co. provides reference site for molders and OEMs. The site features a selection of more than 3,000 individual thermoplastic grades, and hyperlinks to material suppliers, machine manufacturers, auxiliary equipment companies, rapid prototypers and industry training resources.
National Wooden Pallet and Container Association — www.nwpca.com
International trade association's site features a continuously updated roster of pallet, container and reel providers, including contact information, a listing of the specific products and services they offer, and hot links to individual company Web sites.
O'Sullivan Corp. — www.osul.com
Producer of premium-quality, flexible vinyl sheeting and cover stock offers a company history, information about year 2000 concerns, breakthroughs in research and development, press releases and manufacturing facilities and product lines.
Plasti-World — www.plasti-world.com
Injection molder offers company profile, product range, contact information and services and capabilities.
Prototyping Tooling & Plastics Co. — www.prototypetooling.com
Producer of injection molded plastic prototypes and plastic products provides details for services, product showcase and an FAQ section. Site also allows existing clients to access the status of current projects as well as submit new project ideas.
Vinyltoys.com — www.vinyltoys.com
The Vinyl Institute, in conjunction with toy, plasticizer and vinyl organizations, offers this site as an online resource for up-to-date, science-based information on health and safety issues relating to the use of vinyl plastic in toys. Site includes reports and fact sheets, a FAQ page, and a news and information page.