Plastic Products Manufacturers

Overview

The 8,000 plastic product manufacturers in the US process plastic materials and produce parts and finished goods for a variety of end uses. Product categories include packaging material; fabricated shapes and plates; polystyrene foam products; urethane and other foam products; bottles; plumbing fixtures; and resilient floor coverings.

Growth of China’s Plastic Manufacturing

Plastic products manufacturers in the US face increasing competition from less expensive plastic imports from China.

Volatile Raw Materials Costs

Conventional plastic is a petroleum and natural gas byproduct and cost of plastic or resin is influenced by variability in the price of oil.