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Plastics Products Manufacturing Workers

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Approximately 78,900 molding, coremaking, and casting machine setters, tenders, and operators employed in the plastics products manufacturing industry. Major plastics employers in the United States include DuPont, General Motors, and Owens Corning. Some of the top thermoforming companies are in Illinois, such as Tenneco and Solo Cup Company. Michigan has some of the top injection molding companies, including Lear Corporation. But large plastics companies are located all across the country.

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