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Plastics Products Manufacturing Workers
Plastics products manufacturing workers mold, cast, and assemble products made of plastics materials. The objects they make include dishes, signs, toys, insulation, appliance parts, automobile parts, combs, gears, bearings, and many others. There are approximately 54,720 molding, coremaking, and casting machine setters, tenders, and operators and 320 model makers employed in the plastics products manufacturing industry.