The plastics processing industry in the U.S. remains under pressure by most accounts, but there's been a definite uptick for many, among them Anchor Plastics. The small custom molder has rebounded hard from last year's drop in sales and is looking to hire.
Carly Sparpana, marketing coordinator at the molder (Golden Valley, MN), told MPW that the company's 56% increase in sales in the first seven months of 2010 over the same period in 2009 can be attributed to a number of factors. "Our uptick is being driven by a combination of mostly established accounts rebounding and offering us new projects, along with a few new customers being added to our portfolio. Industry segments across the board are proving strong, including electronics and agricultural," she explained....