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There's plenty of growth to report in our latest ranking of injection molders

This year's Plastics News ranking of North American injection molders includes lots of evidence that the sector is healthy and growing. Now that we've published our complete ranking with information on an addition 477 companies, let's look at some of the numbers.

477 firms reported $7.1 billion in North American injection molding sales, up from $6.8 last year, that a 4.4 percent increase.

35 percent of this week's smaller firms reported an average sales growth of 12 percent. The median was 6 percent, meaning half the firms reported growth lower than 6 percent. This matches the 6 percent growth common in the top 100.

We welcomed these 21 companies to the ranking:

Accumold LLC of Ankeny, Iowa.

California Heartbeat Licensing Co. of Concord, Calif.

CY Plastics Works Inc. of Honeoye, N.Y.

Davies Molding LLC of Carol Stream, Ill.

Denbro Plastics Co. of Toledo, Ohio

Design Molded Plastics Inc. of Macedonia, Ohio.

Diversified Plastics Inc. of Brooklyn Park, Minn.

Foremost Plastic Products Co. Inc. of Elmwood Park, Ill.

Gemini Plastics Inc. of Fallsington, Pa.

Houston Plastic Products Corp. of Houston.

Hy-Ten Plastics Inc. of Milford, N.H.

Jagemann Precision Plastics of Murfreesboro, Tenn.

L-D Tool & Die of Ottawa, Ontario.

Meridian Products Corp. of Dallas.

Micron Products Inc. of Fitchburg, Mass.

Mission Plastics Inc. of Ontario, Calif.

Moldworx LLC of Gilbert, Ariz.

Performance Engineered Products Inc. of Pomona, Calif.

Team 1 Plastics Inc. of Albion, Mich.

Technology Plastics LLC of Terryville, Conn.

Wisconsin Thermoset Molding Inc. of Milwaukee.

116 firms moved up in the ranking the biggest movers are below:

Seaway Plastics Engineering LLC of Brooksville, Fla., moved up 166 positions to rank at No. 271

Velocity Group LLC of Cambridge, Ohio, moved up 140 positions to rank at No. 376

Retlaw Industries Inc. of Hartland, Wis., moved up 76 positions to rank at No. 310

Precision Southeast Inc. of Myrtle Beach, S.C., moved up 75 positions to rank at No. 123

Commercial Plastics Co. of Mundelein, Ill., moved up 63 positions to rank at No. 101

Nicolet Plastics Inc. of Mountain, Wis., moved up 57 positions to rank at No. 296

Sterling Manufacturing Co. Inc. of Lancaster, Mass., moved up 54 positions to rank at No. 383

Prime Products Inc. of Schulenburg, Texas, moved up 52 positions to rank at No. 240

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