Empire brand blow molds are one of the most popular with collectors. The forms include angels, animals, candles, carol and choir figures, elves,infantry,lamps,nativity sets,Santa, sleighs, trains, snowmen and a Walt Disney line. They also produced easter and halloween blow mold figures.
The blow-molding process was invented in 1962. Prior to this injection-molding and vacuum-forming processes were used. They continued to be used after the blow-molding process was invented as well.
Carolina Enterprises was established in 1953, and was downsized in 2001. They are located in Tarbro, North Carolina. They are the parent company of the Empire Seasonal Division brand. All products carrying the Carolina Enterprises stamp are Empire Seasonal Division brand products and thusly shown in the Empire Seasonal Division catalogs.
For an online archive of Empire products please see
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