Fort Dodge, Iowa — Industry Marketing Solutions LLC, the publisher of Plastics Hotline magazine and other business-to-business titles, has been sold to a new company headed by a former trade magazine publisher.
The buyer is RDG Media Inc., a Des Moines-registered company led by Randy Green, a former group publisher at BNP Media in Troy, Mich. Green is a 22-year BNP veteran who headed six conferences and eight titles, including Flexible Packaging magazine. He left BNP in 2017.
Plastics Hotline was founded in 1990. It publishes press releases on its website and advertisements, without any editorial content, in print. The seller is Steve Scanlan. The magazines will continue to be based in Fort Dodge.