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PTI, Big 3 enter into business alliance to help brand owners achieve PET bottle quality, speed-to-market goals

Holland, Ohio (November 1, 2018) —PTI has entered into a business alliance with Big 3 Precision Products, Inc., Centralia, Illinois, to help brand owners achieve quality and speed-to-market goals for products sold in polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottles.

For the past three decades, PTI has been the confidential development engine behind many well-known PET bottle commercializations. Big 3’s Mold Services Group has been a leader in producing molds for single-stage PET blow molding machines, as well as injection blow molding equipment.

“With this alliance in place, we will now be able to seamlessly pair our PET bottle development services with the mold making capability necessary to run production quantities. Integrating the mold supplier into the early stages of the development process eliminates compatibility issues. It also removes another responsibility from the brand owner task list, truly reinforcing our ability to provide concept to commercialization services,” explains Craig Robinson, vice president of business development and innovation, PTI.

Big 3 brings three-plus decades of mold building expertise to the alliance. The company’s precision approach to creating tools make it ideally-suited to meet the demanding production needs of leading brand owners.

“Our capabilities are a perfect extension of the services that PTI provides. Big 3 has significant expertise on the production side, so we can deliver molds quickly and accurately to support all of the bottle development work PTI has completed,” says Clinton Hyde, vice president of sales and engineering, Big 3. “Every brand owner out there is looking to improve their development timeline and this is just one more capability that can help meet those goals.”

About Big 3 Precision Products, Inc.

Founded in 1970, Big 3 is a leading manufacturer of injection blow molds, tooling and fabrication products. Headquartered in Centralia, IL, Big 3 serves a diversified customer base including pharmaceutical, personal care and automotive. For more information:


About PTI

PTI is recognized worldwide as the preferred source for preform and package design, package development, rapid prototyping, pre-production prototyping, and material evaluation engineering for the plastic packaging industry. For more information:


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