Processes>>Rotational Molding

Rotomolding a rickshaw ride

Toy maker and plastics processor OK Play India Ltd. is launching what it says will be the country's first rotationally molded, locally designed electric rickshaw.


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Rotomolding a big future

A 7-year-old company from China says it has made the world's largest rotational molding machine for a customer in Canada.


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Rotomolding competition honors student designers

Akron, Ohio-based Winsell Inc., which supplies granite-effect colorants for rotational molding, has announced the winners of the 2015 Winsell Product Design Competition, recognizing industrial design students.


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Creating, designing and rotomolding a toy that will last

Tom Fish loves the rotational molding process, and the Little Tikes Co. creative director explained how the Hudson, Ohio, company uses CAD models and rapid prototyping to create new toys, in a presentation at TopCon 2014, the Society of Plastics Engineers' rotomolding conference.


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Hedstrom considering reshoring some playball molding

A decade ago, Hedstrom Plastics moved its playball rotational molding operations to China. But rising costs there are making company officials rethink that strategy -- and one future option could be reshoring ball production to North America.


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Promens to make major investments in China, Asia

Plastics processor Promens hf is speeding up its expansion into China and launching a broader push into Asia that will see it set up several factories there in the next few years, the company's top executive in the region said.


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Global rotomolder Promens to launch IPO

Promens nf has announced it is planning to float the group's shares on the Icelandic stock market before the end of next year.


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Persico expands in US and China

CLEVELAND -- Persico SpA, the Italian company that makes fully automated rotational molding machines -- causing waves in the labor-intensive rotomolding sector -- has introduced a new machine aimed at custom molders.


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Little Tikes growing after shifting production from China to US

American toy maker Little Tikes Co. has seen growth in recent years, and it's growth that Executive Vice President and worldwide General Manager Thomas Richmond attributes in large part to the company's decision to manufacture more of its toys at its northeast Ohio plant instead of overseas.


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Promens opens rotomolding plant in China

TAICANG, CHINA -- European plastics processor Promens hf said April 16 that it's opening its first production facility in China, a 3 million euro ($3.96 million) rotational molding plant near Shanghai that will focus on the food and material-handling industries.


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