Plastics processors helping an old bomber take flight

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Urbana, Ohio — Here’s a story that dates back more than a decade and has years to go before being finished.

A story that involves lots of metal, but plastics play a central role.

A story about how one family, and then hundreds of volunteers, have come together to support an effort to keep a part of American — and world — history alive.

Dave Shiffer is the kind of guy who will quickly brush aside any credit for the ongoing B-17 bomber restoration project taking place in Urbana. He makes it clear that this effort is beyond both him and his family.

But the truth is his family, which owns plastics processor Tech II Inc., has been central to the project from the beginning.

Read the story at Plastics News.