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Ironwood Plastics turns 40

IRONWOOD - Ironwood Plastics, an injection molding company in the industrial park, celebrated 40 years of business with an open house on Thursday.

Ironwood Plastics opened in 1979 and underwent a major expansion in 1995, and has grown to become one of the largest employers in the area with 147 full time workers, said Theresa Turula, human resources manager.

The celebration was a chance for the community to visit the facility at a time when hiring is a challenge in all job sectors, Turula said. But more importantly, the families of the workers can come in and see what their loved ones do at the...