Senior Staff Reporter
Bregar had five years of daily newspaper reporting experience and had been an assistant editor of Restaurant Management magazine before joining Plastics News as a reporter prior to the publication's launch in 1989. A 1983 journalism graduate of Ohio University, he was promoted to senior reporter in January 1996.
As the United States tries to dramatically ramp up testing for the coronavirus, Teel Plastics Inc. has boosted production of the injection molded and extruded the long thin shafts used by the only swab maker in the United States — and one of only two in the world to make the key product.
After workers at Little Tikes Co. complained that the toy rotational molder was violating Ohio's order for nonessential business to close, the Summit County Health Department inspected Tikes' factory and determined it was essential — after finding the company is converting some production.