Plastics was incorporated in October 1968 as Park Lane
Plastics (Aldridge) Ltd. Production commenced on the
Monday 3rd February 1969.
The company has been a major employer in Aldridge for
many years. In the 1970s the company was well known
for the part it played in the manufacture of Action
Man and his accessories followed by the Hungry Hippo
Game and later the Star Wars toys.
Today Aldridge Plastics main customers include the worlds
leading castor manufacturer, international automotive companies,
and the makers of well known brands of domestic appliances.
Aldridge Plastics manufacture components from the interiors
and exteriors of washing machines to cars, a large range of
wheels, and a variety of products for other industries. The
companys vast knowledge acquired over many years in
thermoplastic technology and processing has ensured continuing
demand for its capabilities and expertise.
||Extracts from "GOLDEN
YEARS OF WALSALL"
ISBN : 1903204569 / Publisher : True North Ltd.