Miami Plastics

February 14, 2019

Miami is considered to be the economic, cultural and financial center of South Florida. It’s a leader in finance, media, entertainment, international trade, the arts and commerce. The surrounding metropolitan area is by far the largest urban economy in the state, and twelfth in the United States with an estimated GDP of almost $345 billion. […]

Milwaukee Plastics

In addition to being the largest city in the state of Wisconsin, Milwaukee is also considered to be the second most densely populated city in the Midwest, surpassed only by Chicago. Located on the western shore of Lake Michigan, Milwaukee is known as a Gamma global city as categorized by the Globalization and World Cities […]

Minneapolis Plastics

Minneapolis is the county seat of Hennepin County in Minnesota. The city is often grouped together with St. Paul and dubbed the “Twin Cities,” although Minneapolis is slightly larger. Together, the cities make up the third-largest economic center in the Midwest, behind Chicago and Detroit. While its modern economy is based on commerce, rail, trucking […]

New York City Plastics

New York City is known by many names: The Big Apple, The City That Never Sleeps, The Empire City and even The Capital of the World. NYC is the most populous city in America with the largest metropolitan area in the world by urban landmass. Considered a megacity, New York City has been lauded as […]

Orlando Plastics

Home to Mickey Mouse, an Island of Adventure and even Harry Potter World, Orlando, Florida is nicknamed “The Theme Park Capital of the World” for good reason. In 2016, tourist attractions like Walt Disney World, Sea World and Universal Studios drew in over 72 million visitors to the area. The Orlando airport is considered the […]

Philadelphia Plastics

Philadelphia, or “Philly,” is the largest city in Pennsylvania. Founded by English Quaker William Penn in 1682, the city was meant to serve as capital of the Pennsylvania Colony. The city also played an instrumental role in the American Revolution as a meeting place for the Founding Fathers, who signed the Declaration of Independence in […]

Kalamazoo Plastics

February 13, 2019

With undoubtedly one of the most unique names in the state of Michigan, Kalamazoo was once known for its production of mandolins, buggies, automobiles, windmills, stoves and paper. Though it originally became known agriculturally for celery, the city has since shifted to produce common farm crops like corn and soybeans. The city was also the […]

Kansas City Plastics

The largest city in the state of Missouri, Kansas City boasts over 475,000 people, making it the 37th most populous city in America. While Kansas City is most known for its long tradition of jazz music and culture, in addition to craft breweries and fine dining, the city is also home to over 146 federal […]

Knoxville Plastics

Although Knoxville was the first official capital of Tennessee, the city’s geographic isolation throughout the 19th century caused some hardship. But with the arrival of the railroad in 1855, an economic boom soon followed. During the Civil War, the city was divided and alternately occupied by both Confederate and Union soldiers. At the war’s conclusion, […]

Lexington Plastics

Lexington, Kentucky may be synonymous with blue grass and horse races, but the city is known for so much more. Lexington has one of the nation’s most stable economies, boasting a meager 3.7% unemployment rate as of 2015. The city’s fortified economy is diversified among strong manufacturing, technology and entrepreneurial industries, with a strong base […]