Toray Plastics (America) Employees Celebrate The Season And Give Generously

North Kingstown, Rhode Island (December 20, 2018)—Toray Plastics (America), Inc., held its 16th Annual Toys for Tots and Navy Caring and Sharing Breakfast on December 7 and collected more than 200 toys for the U.S. Marine Corps Toys for Tots program and $2,500 for the Naval Station Newport’s Caring and Sharing program. Eighty Toray employees attended the fundraiser and celebrated the spirit of the season by giving generously to those less fortunate than themselves. Toray vendors, customers and community partners also donated toys and items for the breakfast. The toys will be given to local families, and the monies will help the Naval Command to provide holiday food baskets to sailors and their families, who might otherwise not be able to have a special holiday dinner.

“We are very grateful to Toray employees. They never hesitate to give generously to this special holiday event. Their thoughtfulness will make it possible for others in the Rhode Island community to enjoy some holiday cheer,” says Lisa Ahart, Vice President of U.S. Corporate Human Resources and Environment Health and Safety. Ahart added that the company is also appreciative of the vendors, customers, and community partners whose donations helped make the event so successful.

Toray Plastics (America), Inc., is a leading manufacturer of polyester, polypropylene, bio-based, and metallized films for flexible and rigid packaging, lidding, graphic, industrial, optical, and electronic applications, and conducts all its manufacturing and metallizing at one location. Toray is also a leader in the manufacture of polyolefin, polypropylene, and polyethylene foams for the automotive and flooring industries. The company is a subsidiary of Toray Industries, Inc., the world leader in synthetic fibers and textiles, carbon fibers, plastics, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, and high-performance films, which has annual sales exceeding US$19 billion. For more information about Toray Plastics (America)’s complete line of films and foams, contact Mary Osso at or 401-667-2281. Toray Plastics (America), Inc., headquarters is located at 50 Belver Avenue, North Kingstown, RI 02852-7500; telephone 401-294-4511, fax 401-294-3410. Visit the Toray Plastics (America), Inc., website at

Caption: More than 200 toys were collected by Toray employees for the U.S. Marine Corps Toys for Tots program, and $2,500 was donated to the Naval Station Newport’s Caring and Sharing program.

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