HISTORY

2012

Added 30,000 square feet of additional manufacturing and warehouse space to EVCO Plastics facility in Oshkosh, Wisconsin

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2011

Purchased a new Kitamura machining center for EVCO Plastics facility in DeForest, Wisconsin, to expand capabilities for building large plastic injection molds in-house

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2009

Doubled the size of EVCO Plastics facility in Calhoun, Georgia, to 70,000 square feet and added a new coordinate-measuring machine (CMM) to meet the needs of increased production

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2007

Opened third facility in Mexico, located in Juarez – a new 67,000-square-foot facility with 16 injection molding machines up to 3,000 ton and room for expansion

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2005

Opened second facility in Monterrey, Mexico, with 14 plastic injection molding machines up to 220 ton, 45,000 square feet, vacuum metalizing and painting

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2004

EVCO Plastics expanded their facility in Shenzhen, China, to 73,000 square feet

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2003

With continued growth, EVCO Plastics builds a new facility to double its size in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, and adds a new 3,300-ton plastic injection molding machine for large part molding

EVCO Plastics enters new markets with its QLT (Quick Lead Time) technologies, in some instances capable of 48-hour turnaround from design to tooling to production

Plastics News ranks EVCO Plastics in their list of Top 100 Plastic Injection Molders

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2001

EVCO Plastics de Mexico is opened in Monterrey, Mexico, specializing in contract manufacturing

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2000

EVCO Plastics opens facility in Shenzhen, China, for mold sampling, capability studies and production runs

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1998

EVCO Plastics purchases Nevada Tool and Die, a Reno-based manufacturing and mold building plant that specializes in molding appliance parts and cosmetic packaging

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1996

EVCO Plastics sells the Office Products Division and builds EVCO MED (Medical & Electronic Devices), a 34,000-square-foot Class 100,000 clean room molding facility in DeForest, Wisconsin

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1991

Dale Evans is named president of EVCO Plastics

Gas-assist injection molding and in-mold decorating are added to EVCO Plastics manufacturing technologies

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1989

EVCO Plastics AMP (Automated Molding Plant) is built in DeForest, Wisconsin

EVCO Plastics enters into a joint venture agreement in Shenzhen, China, operating under the name NE Mould, with low-cost design and mold building capabilities

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1985

EVCO Plastics opens a new facility in DeForest, Wisconsin, to handle their new Office Products Division

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1984

To better serve one of its largest customers, EVCO Plastics builds a 34,000-square-foot plastic injection molding manufacturing and mold building facility in Calhoun, Georgia

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1981

Dale Evans, one of Don and Joan’s three sons employed by EVCO Plastics, becomes COO and over takes the day-to-day operations

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1976

EVCO Plastics opens a mold building and plastic injection molding facility in Oshkosh, Wisconsin

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1964

After selling his share of the business to his brother in law, Don and his wife, Joan, open EVCO Plastics, and build 1,200-square-foot facility in DeForest, Wisconsin

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1956

Ray-O-Vac contracts with Evans-Zeier plastics to build a 300-cavity mold for a AA battery seal designed to provide a watertight seal and prevent electrical leakage from batteries.

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1951

Don Evans partners with his brother-in-law to form Evans-Zeier Plastics, opening the doors with four plastic injection molding machines and a tool shop to build molds

Evans-Zeier Plastics produces first plastic refrigerator components (knobs and corners) and thermoformed door liners

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1948

While at UW-Madison, Don Evans opens Evans Plastics and buys first plastic injection molding machine

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