Rivals help fire-damaged company

Bregar, Bill
February 2003
Plastics News;2/17/2003, Vol. 14 Issue 51, p5
Trade Publication
Reports that Rochester, Indiana-based plastics molding company Rochester Rotational Molding Inc. has outsourced some work to another Indiana molder Elkhart Plastics Inc. Reason behind company's decision to outsource its work to Elkhart; Companies that have offered help to Rochester.


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