NASHOTAH, WIS. (Dec. 20, 3 p.m. ET) – Kim Korth has been named president and CEO of injection molder Dickten Masch Plastics LLC. Korth has been owner and president of IRN Inc., a Grand Rapids, Mich.-based consulting group specializing in the automotive industry.
In the wake of the economic turbulence earlier in this decade, molders today find themselves in much better shape. Molders are gaining a competitive advantage by investing in people, equipment and seeking inroads into new markets on a global scale.
Growth in the injection molding industry is going to be driven by low financing costs and a continued move to reshore some business.