The Tour de France meets Plastics Valley

18.07.2014

Only one cyclist will wear the coveted yellow jersey at the end of the 11th stage of the Tour de France in Oyonnax on July 16, 2014, but the crowd cheering on the peleton will be awash in yellow cups, thanks to a so-called plastics processing village that will be set up at the finish line.

Seventeen suppliers of raw materials, plastics processing services, and injection molding equipment from the region have banded together to mold recyclable cups in the color of the world's most prestigious cycling event. Molded live at the finish line, approximately 12,000 Spido'cups will be produced at the event and distributed to onlookers.
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