publishes our annual ranking of North American thermoformers in today's print issue, so let's take the opportunity to look at the numbers behind the ranking.
In print, we rank the top 100, but online we've got full data for 227 companies
That's down from 236 last year.
New to top 10: Sonoco Plastics Thermoforming
, which ranked No. 6 with sales of $330 million.
New to ranking this year: Plastic Package Inc
of Sacramento, Calif., Spara Logistics LLC
of Portage, Wis., and Custom Tray LLC
of Englewood, Fla.
Looking for companies that are "moving on up?" These companies showed the most growth in our Top 100:
- Sonoco Plastics Thermoforming, with sales of $330 million, ranked No. 6, moving up 30 spots from last year.
- TekPackaging LLC dba TEQ Thermoforme Engineered Quality had sales of $30.1, ranking No. 39, moving up 29 places.
- Dong Jin America Inc. dba Dong Jin Plastics posted sales of $21, ranking No. 49, moving up 19 spots.
- FormTex Plastics Corp. had sales of $14, ranking No. 70, moving up 17 spots.
- Prent Corp. had sales of $130, ranking at No. 15, moving up 15 spots.
- Advanced Plastiform Inc. had sales of $12, ranking No. 79th, moving up 14 spots.
- Allied Plastics Inc. reported sales of $21 million, ranking No. 46, up 13 spots.
- Summit Plastics had sales of $18 million, ranking 57th, up 11 spots.
- Peninsula Packaging Co. LLC had sales of $165, placing 12th, up 11 spots.
- Computer Designs Inc. had sales of $20 million, ranking at No. 52,, up 10 spots.
Welcome to the Top 100 to these firms:
- Shepherd Thermoforming and Packaging Inc. of Brampton, Ontario
- Accutech Packaging Inc of Foxboro, Mass.
- CSL Plastics Inc. of Langley, British Columbia
- Racine Plastic Inc. of Racine, Wis.
- First Choice Packaging Solutions of Fremont, Ohio
Want more information? In addition to what we publish, we also offer the full rankings data for sale in the Plastics News Store
. The thermoformers rankings -- and all our rankings & lists -- include full ranking data, with downloads including address information for plant locations.
If you work for a company that is missing from the ranking, we would like to include you next time. Just sent a note to Hollee Keller at [email protected]
or mail your information to Plastics News
, 1725 Merriman Road, Akron, Ohio 44313.
Thanks to Hollee Keller for today's peek behind the data -- and to both Keller and Karen Barnett for their research on this year's project.