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The Second District of Missouri, represented by the Honorable Ann Wagner, is home to plastics manufacturers and establishments engaged in plastics processing activities (captives) that directly employ 3,190 people. It is also home to plastics dependent industries that use plastics to make or provide numerous products and services. Plastics and dependent industries combined employ 129,970 in Missouri's Second District.


The plastics industry’s direct payroll in Missouri's Second District, including captive plastic products, is $165 million. Plastics dependent industries add another $5.8 billion to the district’s payroll.

Although some of the dependent payroll would exist without plastics, there would be less of it, because cost effective replacements for plastics are not available in many applications.


Together, plastics manufacturers, captives and the industries that depend on plastics contribute $2,178 million in state and federal personal income taxes, and $1,124 million in payroll (FICA) taxes.


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