• Tulip Richardson Manufacturing logo
    TO BE THE SUPPLIER OF CHOICE...
  • PLASTIC BATTERY COMPONENTS
    TRM offers the most complete line of plastic battery components.
  • COLD FORM SUPERLOCK
    BATTERY TERMINALS
    TRM utilizes cold form technology with our patented SuperLock design
    to manufacture terminals that do not require a secondary coating.
  • TRM CONTINUES
    ON A MODERNIZATION JOURNEY
    We look forward to welcoming visitors to our new Niagara Falls facility.
  • IT'S THE LITTLE THINGS
    At TRM, we strive for perfection in everything we do.

In March of 2019 Richardson Molding, LLC and Tulip Molded Plastics Corporation, both with well-established rich histories, merged to form Tulip Richardson Manufacturing (TRM).

TRM’s new footprint consists of locations in Indiana, Mississippi, New York and Wisconsin. TRM has three distinct ISO 9001:2015 certified operating divisions: Plastic Injection Molding (IN, MS, NY & WI), Engineered Resin (NY), and Cold Form Lead (WI).

Tulip Richardson Manufacturing's Products...

Battery Components

TRM offers the most complete line of SLI, truck and bus, and special application battery containers, covers and vents in the industry. Our cold-formed lead terminals provide value-added superior performance.

Contract / Custom Molding

TRM manufactures containers for a diverse range of industries, including automotive, battery, lawn and garden, furniture, defense, ordinance, sporting goods, appliances, beverage, environmental and others.

Engineered Resins

TRM offers an innovative line of premium-quality thermoplastic resins developed and tested at our own advanced laboratories. Custom resins can be developed to meet a customer's specific application.

Lead (Pb) Products

TRM has almost 25 years of experience in cold form lead molding. Our cold-formed lead terminals have zero porosity which eliminates spitting during post burning and provides a uniform density to the final product.

Processes and Services

TRM's heat plate welding produces strong welds across many types of thermoplastic parts. We offer both high and low temperature welding services.
TRM's ultrasonic welding capabilities allow us to effectively weld rigid plastics including those of dissimilar types quickly and without adhesives.
TRM offers a full range of assembly services to ensure your part is properly put together. Large or small run, we get the job done.
TRM features a wide range of decorative services including silk screening, spray painting, pad printing and more.
TRM has the technology to extrude a variety of sizes and shapes of wire. We specialize in lead wire, and have the ability to extrude other material compositions as requested.
TRM has years of experience in design, tooling and processing solutions for your metal to plastic insert molding needs.