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Obituary: Plastics Industry Association CEO Bill Carteaux
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Bill Carteaux, the longtime head of the Plastics Industry Association, died Dec. 10 after a nearly three-year fight with acute myeloid leukemia. Carteaux, 59, had led the association since 2005,...
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12-10-2018
Material Insights: Group fights proposed RTP compounding plant in Ireland 12-10-2018
Nelipak consolidates, invests in Puerto Rico
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Nelipak Corp. is expanding the capabilities at its thermoforming plant in Humacao, Puerto Rico, a coastal city considered ground zero for the landfall of Hurricane Maria in September 2017. The...
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12-10-2018
South Korean battery maker investing $1.6B in Georgia production
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Anticipated future demand for electrified vehicle batteries is leading to a $1.67 billion factory project in northern Georgia. South Korean lithium ion battery producer SK Innovation Co. is not...
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12-10-2018
California-based GoProto expands into Asia-Pacific region
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3D prototyping and short-run manufacturer GoProto Inc. has opened a 9,000-square-foot facility in Mount Waverley, Australia, a Melbourne suburb. In late November, the site began running parts on...
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12-10-2018
Nestlé vows to boost recycled PET use
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Nestlé Waters North America Inc. is now committing to using recycled plastic for half of the company's bottle needs by the middle of next decade. The Stamford, Conn.-based company, which...
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12-10-2018
Crescent Industries inspiring the next generation
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Crescent Industries Inc. recently hosted its first Manufacturing Week, offering local high school students a first-hand glimpse into its processes and the myriad job opportunities available in...
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12-10-2018
Materials suppliers set up platform for styrenics recycling
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Leading styrenics suppliers Ineos Styrolution, Total SA, Trinseo and Versalis have joined forces to work together on recycling styrenics. The four companies announced that they had founded...
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12-10-2018
Compounding extruder market remains steady
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Steady business drove the U.S. market for compounding extruders in 2018, machinery officials said, now that big cyclical ups and downs are a thing of the past. "The last five years have been...
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12-10-2018
Growth, new products and technology: Highlights from LSR 2018 in Anaheim
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Anaheim, Calif. — LSR processing, materials and markets underwent thorough reviews during the second international conference on advances in liquid silicone rubber and related thermosetting...
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12-07-2018
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Published on December 9, 2015 Rotational Molding Market Review and Outlook 2016

This report provides in-depth analysis of the rotational molding segment for North America, summarizing current business trends, economic indicators, challenges and opportunities.  It also provides market projections for 2016 and includes analysis of the latest developments in materials, machinery and release agents.

The report includes key data on:

  • Rotational molding sales growth from 2005-2014
  • Throughput trends from 2005-2014
  • Resin price trends (1994-2016) for HDPE and LLDPE - HAO Comonomer Rotomolding Powder
  • Economic indicators: U.S. GDP, Exports, Imports and Trade Balance of Manufacturers 

In addition, we review leading rotational molders, equipment manufacturers and release agent manufacturers, assessing their business growth strategies and key performance metrics.

Profiled companies include:

Rotational Molders:

  • Ameri-Kart Corp.
  • Centro Inc.
  • Den Hartog Industries Inc.
  • Elkhart Plastics Inc.
  • Little Tikes Co.
  • Norwesco Inc.
  • Pelican Products Inc.
  • Snyder Industries Inc.
  • Step 2 Co. LLC
  • Toter Inc.

Equipment Manufacturers:

  • Caccia Engineering
  • Ferry Industries Inc.
  • Persico SpA
  • Reinhardt Roto-Machines
  • Rotoline
  • Rotomachinery Group

Release Agent Manufacturers:

  • Axel Plastic Research Laboratories
  • Chem-Trend LP
  • McLube
  • Stoner Inc.

 

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