That's the number of Dolly Parton Dixie Stampede plastic boot-shaped cups that Greanleaf Industries molds a year. The novelty item is just a small part of what the automotive supplier does.
The amount China state-owned China National Chemical Corp. is paying for KraussMaffei Group. The company called KM the “Rolls-Royce” of polymer machinery. KM most recently reported annual sales of $1.47 billion. KM will just be a small part of what ChemChina does, as the firm did over $40 billion in sales last year.
That's the weight of one slab of plastic “concrete” sidewalk called Terrewalks. The plastic sidewalk is being used as a replacement for concrete in several cities as a way to reduce the number of trees cut down when roots make sidewalks buckle.
Number of car bodies at the North American International Auto Show made completely out of acrylic. ZF Friedrichshafen AG brought the car to show attendees all the parts the company makes inside.
The cost of the 664-piece Ford Motor Co. F-150 Lego set that comes with the truck, a trailer, a garage, a hot rod version of a Ford Model A and a crew of employees to work on the truck. Yes, you read that right, the truck that is famously turned to aluminum for lightweighting, has its own plastic model. Go figure. The Lego A/S set made its debut at the North American International Auto Show.