Today Plastics News published its annual ranking of North American blow molders. Here are some interesting facts about the blow molding sector: This year we're ranking 139 firms, with blow molding sales of $17,194.31 million. That is up from last year's sales of $16, 127.98 million with 140 ranked firms. An interesting fact about the sales numbers is that just over $745 million of the sales increase came from the Top 10 companies. The average sales per company increased 7 percent. The following are new companies to the top 100 this year:
- Engineered Plastic Components Inc. of Grinnell, IA,
Arch Plastics Packaging LLC of Chattanooga, TN,
Priority Plastics Inc. of Portland, IN.
- R&D Molder Inc. of Georgetown, TX ranked at 96,
Anchor Plastics Ltd. of L'Assomption, Quebec ranked at 97.
- Miniature Precision Components Inc. with sales of $30 ranked at 43 moved up 33 spots from last year.
WEK Industries Inc. with sales of $40 ranked at 39 moved up 24 spots from last year.
Anchor Plastics Ltd. with sales of $7.5 ranked at 97 moved up 12 spots from last year.
R&D Molders Inc. with sales of $7.59 ranked at 96 moved up 11 spots from last year.
Indiana Bottle Co. Inc. with sales of $6.056 ranked at 105 moved up 8 spots from last year.
KLW Plastics Inc. with sales of $25 ranked at 50 moved up 6 spots from last year.