A Half-Century of Innovation, Service and Family in the Plastics Industry

Moldmaker/molder EVCO Plastics celebrates 50 years

EVCO Plastics is a leading plastics manufacturing company, with nine manufacturing facilities strategically located throughout the world. With an emphasis on design for manufacturability, strategic engineering and innovative technology, EVCO is recognized as a global leader in custom plastic injection molding. EVCO was founded in 1964, employs over 1,000 people and operates 148 injection molding machines ranging from 28 to 3,500 tons.

This year EVCO Plastics, a leading custom plastics manufacturer, celebrates 50 years of innovation. A festive celebration was held on Friday, Aug. 22 to thank its 900 global employees, customers and the DeForest, Wis. community who have supported EVCO for the past half-century.

What started as a single 1,200 square-foot building in DeForest, Wis. has now grown into nine facilities in the U.S., Mexico and China. With  expertise that spans large parts to custom medical molds, EVCO Plastics continues to evolve in lock step with the plastics manufacturing industry.  

"The past 50 years has brought about incredible changes and exciting opportunities within the plastics mold-making industry,” says Dale Evans, president of EVCO Plastics. “With a well-seasoned staff and a commitment to continuing education, we bring something new to the table every time we meet with customers. This innovation has been the lifeblood for our growth over the last half-century.”

With every new piece of equipment – from the company’s CMM laser scanning arm and a soon to be announced new 3D printing technology to a 3,500-ton press and an ever-expanding Technology Center – EVCO Plastics’ reconfirms its commitment to its customers.

“We’re excited to see what the next 50 years holds,” says Evans. “We’re ready for the challenges and are looking forward to the next evolution.”