Rotomolder M.O.D. adds Leonardo units, modernizes

08/11/2010

Rotational molder Meese Orbitron Dunne Co. has grown by playing to its strengths: new technology, veteran employees and a strong integrated marketing plan using old-school postcard mailings and Internet sites geared toward Web surfers.

Meese Orbitron Dunne has invested in two fully automatic Leonardo rotomolding machines from Italy, one of only two U.S. companies to run a Leonardo. The company, known as M.O.D., runs the Leonardos at its plants in Madison, Ind., and La Mirada, Calif. M.O.D. has two other plants: a headquarters in Ashtabula and an operation in Saddlebrook, N.J. The company runs a total of 28 rotomolding machines.

“The specific idea was to push the [rotomolding] process forward, and to modernize our products,” Robert W. Dunne Jr., president and vice president of sales, ...
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