Plastikos Inc. of Erie, Pa., is PN's Processor of the Year for 2010. Plastikos has specialized in molding electrical connectors from liquid crystal polymers. The company also makes molds. The business is moving into medical molding, including adding a Class 10,000 clean room. Plastikosâ€™ core strengths are an engineering mindset that focuses on continuous improvement, as well as ties to the plastics industry and Penn State.