Great tour of Evans! Elise and Kelli went down to California (I know, any excuse to travel) and took a tour of our supplier’s manufacturing facility! Made in USA plastic – manufacturing, molding and printing. We loved this place – Evans Manufacturing!
This shows raw plastic pellets, for translucent and opaque plastics, before they melt it down and add color.
This picture shows a close up of colored opaque and translucent plastic scrap destined for the recycling bins.
More of same – in the recycle bins. They reuse as much of plastic bits as they can, by mixing them in with another run of the same color plastic. When the color bits get mixed together like in this picture, they can still reuse it. However, the result is a dark charcoal or black product. The end result is a 100% recycled plastic product.
This picture shows plastic that has been blown out of the lines of the injection molding machines. It it has to be done to prepare the machine for the next order.
The is Elise Lindborg and the factory floor manager showing us how they recycle as much of the plastic as possible. Who knew playing in plastic could be so fun and artistic?
Here are some examples of the finished products created by Evans Manufacturing! USA Made and almost everything contains some recycled plastics. Evans – you rock… I mean, You Plastic!