Pssst ... Plastics!
Dallas firm well advised to graduate from chrome following WW II interruption
Plastics Manufacturing Co. of Dallas may not have the name recognition of Coca-Cola or Kleenex, but chances are you're just as familiar with its products.
If you've sipped out of a frosted-plastic glass at a pizza restaurant, purchased a set of molded plastic dinnerware for a picnic or turned on and off enough light switches, you've likely come in contact with one of its products.
With about $40 million in sales annually, Plastics Manufacturing is one of the world's largest, if not the largest, maker of melamine dinnerware and drinkware for both retail and institutional customers, as well as a raw materials supplier to other companies.
Melamine molding compounds, for the uninitiated, are used in some of the hardest synthetic plastics on the market, can be formed in a variety of shapes in almost any color and, unlike many plastics, …