The appliance industry is engaged in a classic love-hate relationship with plastic. Some engineers lust after the material's light weight, design aesthetics and recycling attributes. At the same time, others lament the volatile cost of plastic, and question its durability and structural integrity.
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Today, offshore assembly is a fact of life. By shifting production to China, India, Mexico, Eastern Europe and other locations, manufacturers can reduce operating costs, improve return on invested capital,