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TABLE 1: “Which Best Describes the Molding Operation at Your Plant?”

This survey was sent to all Canadian plants categorized as injection molders in Canadian Plastics' circulation list. Companies with more than one plant received a survey at each site. 728 plants were ...

January 1, 2000   Canadian Plastics



This survey was sent to all Canadian plants categorized as injection molders in Canadian Plastics’ circulation list. Companies with more than one plant received a survey at each site. 728 plants were contacted, and 218 responses were received, for a response rate of 30 percent. Anthony Nichols, president, RItz Plastics (Peterborough, Ont.), won the prize offered to respondents. Thanks to all who participated.

BUSINESS/MARKET BENCHMARK

SURVEY YEAR
(% total replies)
Operation type 1997 1998 2000
Exclusively custom molding 34 37 43
Exclusively proprietary molding 11 13 14
Exclusively captive molding 7 3 6
Custom molding with some proprietary molding 33 32 28
Captive molding with some custom molding 13 14 9


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