RAGE was created in 1964 to meet the growing need for the advancement of polymer processing. RAGE launched its first production facility in Columbus, Ohio, and routinely invests in facilities and equipment to meet the constantly changing needs of the industry.
With expertise in a wide range of polymer materials, processing technologies and applications, RAGE is well positioned to apply the latest technology to develop and deliver the optimum solution for product performance, cost and quality. As a result, RAGE continues to experience regular growth in both business volume and in the diversity of our customer base, which includes consumer products, medical products, automotive, industrial and electrical products as well as bottles and other packaging and related components.
RAGE Plastics is a family-owned company with a 40-year history of exceeding customer expectations in quality, performance and innovation in injection-molded and injection stretch blow-molded plastic products. Headquartered in Hilliard, Ohio, RAGE also has operations in Altavista, Virginia.
To assist customers in product development, RAGE maintains in-house product design and production engineering capability, as well as long-standing relationships with domestic and overseas equipment, mold and material handling system integrators. RAGE also teams with customers and other supply chain partners to assemble, package, process, warehouse, and fulfill orders to help streamline logistics, improve response and mitigate waste.
With expertise and resources in a wide range of polymer materials, processing technologies and applications, RAGE can develop and deliver the right processing solutions to meet each customer’s needs while coming to market at a competitive price.
RAGE’s customers range from Fortune 500 corporations and industry leaders with extensive design and engineering resources to small businesses and start-ups working to break into new markets.
RAGE supplies to a variety of industries including:
- Consumer Products:
- Health and beauty
- Cleaning and household care
- Home and garden
- Toys, sporting goods and recreational equipment
- Construction, hardware, plumbing supplies and civil infrastructure components
- Electrical and electronics
- Medical devices
- Nutrition and nutraceutical products
- Child and infant care
- Equipment and products for hospitals, surgical care, laboratories and physician offices
- Food and Beverage Containers and Packaging
George Saliaris: George is the President and Founder of RAGE Corporation. After receiving his engineering degree from Ohio University, George rose rapidly in engineering management with Ranco Corporation (now part of Invensys Controls). In 1964, seeing a growing need for advancement of the engineering and technology of polymer processing, George left Ranco to form GPS Modelsmiths in Columbus.
Building on the knowledge base of this highly successful engineering/prototype business, GPS Modelsmiths launched its own manufacturing operations in 1968, renaming the company RAGE Corporation. Through George’s foresight, determination, and leadership, and his focus on quality, performance and customer satisfaction, RAGE Corporation has experienced steady and continuous growth for more than four decades.
Daniel Saliaris: Vice President, Operations of RAGE Corporation and son of George Saliaris, Dan Saliaris has been involved with plastics manufacturing since his youth and models his father’s passion, desire and forward thinking. After studying business at The Ohio State University, Dan worked in a number of plastics manufacturing operations before returning to RAGE as a member of the management team. Serving as VP of Operations since 2000, Dan has overseen RAGE’s expansion into stretch-blow molding and other new process capabilities as well as the launch of the Altavista manufacturing operation.