Many of the high-profile products produced in the Midwest contain components molded by Royal Plastics. The company produces a variety of parts for truck braking systems, vacuum cleaners, soap dispensers, chemical and water pumps, water tanks, hot water heaters, furnaces, soda cases, storage containers, lawn furniture, musical instruments and automobiles. Royal Plastics currently operates nearly 60 injection molding machines, mostly in the 300-ton to 850-ton range, that produce components for the appliance, industrial, house wares, transportation, toy, agricultural, food and beverage industries. Royal Plastics was incorporated in the late 1960s and quickly began outgrowing production facilities. Its two manufacturing facilities in Mentor, Ohio, total more than 150,000 square feet.