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

Related to this story

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.


Comments

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

Post Your Comments


Back to story


More stories

Image

RPC Group buying Iceland's Promens

November 27, 2014 8:46 am ET

In a major acquisition that combines two rigid packaging companies with international footprints, RPC Group plc has signed a 399 million euro ($497...    More

Image

Large part molder EnviroTech in 'growth mode,' adds space, equipment

November 26, 2014 9:54 am ET

Salt Lake City-based EnviroTech Molded Products Inc. is adding new equipment and expanding its factory as it gains business in some of its...    More

Image

Globalization brings sizable growth, primarily in Asia

November 25, 2014 1:40 pm ET

In 1990, the year after Plastics News published our first issue, there were 33,000 injection molding machines sold worldwide. Fast forward to 2013,...    More

Image

Uni Cap to build cap molding plant in Jordan

November 25, 2014 12:57 pm ET

The Persian Gulf's largest molder of caps and closures is investing $10 million in a new factory near Amman, Jordan, as part of an effort to boost...    More

Image

Canada's Papp Plastics is eyeing big opportunities with JV in Mexico

November 24, 2014 4:11 pm ET

Canadian injection molder and turnkey solution provider Papp Plastics & Distributing Ltd. will open an $11 million to $12 million joint venture facili...    More

Market Reports

Plastics Caps & Closures Market Report

The annual recap of top trends and future outlook for the plastics caps & closures market features interviews with industry thought leaders and Bill Wood’s economic forecast of trends in growing end markets. You will also gain insight on trends in caps design, materials, machinery, molds & tooling and reviews of mergers & acquisitions.

Learn more

Plastics Recycling Trends in North America

This report is a review and analysis of the North American Plastics Recycling Industry, including key trends and statistics based on 2013 performance. We examine market environment factors, regulatory issues, industry challenges, key drivers and emerging trends in post-consumer and post-industrial recycling.

Learn more

Plastics in Mexico - State of the Industry Report

This report analyzes the $20 billion plastics industry in Mexico including sales of machinery & equipment, resins and finished products.

Our analysts provide insight on business trends, foreign investment, top end markets and plastics processing activity. The report also provides important data on exports, production, employment and value of plastics products manufactured.

Learn more

Upcoming Plastics News Events

January 14, 2015 - January 14, 2015Plastics in Automotive

February 4, 2015 - February 6, 2015Plastics News Executive Forum 2015

June 2, 2015 - June 3, 2015Plastics Financial Summit - Chicago 2015

September 16, 2015 - September 18, 2015Plastics Caps & Closures - September 2015

October 27, 2015 - October 29, 2015Plastics Financial Summit - New York - 2015

More Events