What are some plastic manufacturers in the US?


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Plastic manufacturers in the United States include Hedstrom Plastics, U.S. Plastic Corporation, and Rex Plastics. Hedstrom Plastics is based on Ashland, Ohio, Rex Plastics is based in Vancouver, Washington, and U.S. Plastic Corp is based in Lima, Ohio.

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Hedstrom Plastics creates plastics using custom plastic rotational molding and manufacturing techniques. The company uses plastic materials such as linear low polyethylene, high density polyethylene, cross link polyethylene, nylon, PVC and urethane foaming. As of 2015, the company operates in three Ohio locations featuring over 300,000 square feet of manufacturing space and also houses 33 rotational molding machines and an in-house mold shop.

U.S. Plastic Corporation distributes over 32,000 plastic items across the country to Fortune 500 companies and start-ups. The company manufactures its own line of industrial-strength tanks known as Tamco. The company makes bags, bottles, buckets, containers and tubing. Sheets, pumps, pipes and labware are also among its wide variety of plastic products.

Family-owned and founded in 1971, Rex Plastics uses locally sourced products when available to manufacture its plastics. The company offers a lifetime guarantee on all its plastic products. The company's plastic manufacturing and molding services include injection molding, prototyping, mold making, OEM services and start-up services for new companies.

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