7 Jun

Chicago Bucket List

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Chicago Summer Bucket List We love being located just outside the city of Chicago. Its unique location makes for plenty of activities year round, especially in the summer. This year we wanted to gather a 2016 Bucket List of activities to enjoy with your friends and family around the Chicagoland area. There are some fun [...]

24 Nov

How to Make the Most Out of TPEs on Thanksgiving

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How to Make the Most Out of TPEs on ThanksgivingThanksgiving is a time to surround yourself with family and friends. Take time to reflect on the year and what you are most thankful for. As this Thanksgiving quickly approaches we at Star Thermoplastics are most thankful for our customers and our employees.To our customers - [...]

13 Oct

Moving to the States, Time for Reshoring

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 American Manufacturing: The Comeback Kid Reshoring is just the tip of the manufacturing iceberg. While manufacturing is returning to the States, a large amount still remains abroad. The manufacturing sector is reevaluating production decisions based on total costs and the real risk factors. Since 2008 the economy in The United States is becoming more attractive [...]

29 Sep

Manufacturing: Reclaiming the Industry

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American Manufacturing is Good for the Economy Changes in the world economy are making a positive impact for manufacturers in the United States.   Manufacturing jobs are increasing, companies are reshoring, and modern technology is once again changing the landscape of machinery. Shift to Reshoring For many years, corporations have been moving their production to [...]