Hoffer Plastics named Plastics News Processor of the Year

By Bill Bregar
Senior Staff Reporter

Published: March 5, 2013 10:20 pm ET
Updated: March 5, 2013 10:43 pm ET

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Topics Processor of the Year, Injection Molding, Plastics News Executive Forum
Companies & Associations Hoffer Plastics Corp.

TAMPA, FLA. — Hoffer Plastics Corp., a custom molder in South Elgin, Ill., has won Plastics News' Processor of the Year Award.

Plastics News presented the award at a evening reception Tuesday, March 5 at its Executive Forum 2013 in Tampa.

Hoffer won the award over other finalists Rodon Group LLC, a custom molder in Hatfield, Pa., and DeKalb Molded Plastics Co., a structural foam molder in Butler, Ind.

Hoffer generated 2012 sales of $75 million, from markets such as packaging, commercial and industrial, automotive and appliance. The company employs 350 people and runs 110 injection molding presses, ranging in clamping force from 35-600 tons.

In Tampa, President William Hoffer accepted the award.

Plastics News will run a Page 1 story on Hoffer Plastics next week in the March 11 issue. Check here for a video report on Hoffer Plastics, plus links to videos on the other award finalists.

Plastics News also named winners of three PN Excellence Awards during the March 5 reception. PN Excellence Winners are:

  • Plastic Molding Technology, a custom injection molder in El Paso, Texas, won the award for Customer Relations.
  • DeKalb Molded Plastics picked up the award for Employee Relations.
  • Rodon Group won for Industry and Public Service.


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Hoffer Plastics named Plastics News Processor of the Year

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Updated: March 5, 2013 10:43 pm ET

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