Littlestar Buys Image Dimension Measuring Systems

  • 11.16.17

To remain in business for more than 25 years making components for industries such as aerospace and food production, quality has to be a top priority.

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Littlestar Plastics Reduces Waste and Cuts Costs for Customers

  • 10.11.17

Companies choose Littlestar Plastics for many reasons. Some choose Littlestar because we can produce functional prototypes used to develop revolutionary new aircraft components. Others choose Littlestar because we can machine components out of high performance polymers like Torlon and Glass Filled Peek (GF PEEK) that were only previously possible with heavier and more costly metals. But, companies return to Littlestar because of our relentless focus on helping them exceed their goals.

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Littlestar Chips In on Playground Project

  • 9.11.17

The management team of Littlestar Plastics joined several other groups Friday, Sept. 8, to build two playgrounds for the Northeast Family YMCA campus.

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Littlestar Expands to Meet Demand for Molding High-Performance Polymers

  • 6.01.17

Littlestar Plastics has long been one of the world’s top companies when it comes to turning polymers into parts other companies won’t even attempt. Three new molding presses now make it one of the very companies in the world that can injection mold parts up to two pounds.


Machesney Park’s Littlestar Plastics Makes Parts For Everyday Items Across the Globe

  • 4.30.17

Littlestar Plastics has spent 25 years cementing its reputation as one of the most innovative plastics companies in the world. But the company has largely flown under the radar in its own community. The Rockford (Illinois) Register Star finally takes a look at Littlestar’s growth potential.



  • 4.18.17

We invented the IndiCert to act as a protective cover against contamination and quickly verify properly installed Heli-Coil® inserts. A simple, inexpensive, and innovative fix to save companies from committing costly mistakes.

Key to Surviving Today’s Manufacturing World – Innovate

  • 4.13.17

Thinker Ventures works with companies in all industries and it’s found that the ones that continue to grow are the ones that innovate on a daily basis. Thinker used Littlestar Plastics as the classic example of a company that quietly constantly makes process improvements.


Molder Commercializes a Simple Solution for Checking Threaded Fasteners

  • 11.11.16

Bill Bregar of Plastics News took a look at Littlestar’s Indicert, a simple but important way to easily verify if all threaded fasteners are installed and installed correctly.