16th Processor of the Year Awards

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POY 2011: Rodon Group LLC

February 1, 2012 6:00 am ET

Rodon Group LLC of Hatfield, Pa., is a finalist for PN's Processor of the Year for 2011. Rodon, a 56-year-old custom injection molder, is widely known for K’Nex construction toys. But at its heart, Rodon specializes in small precision parts over long runs on 106 injection presses. Rodon proudly waves the American flag with its motto of "We ...


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POY 2011: Bemis Manufacturing Co.

February 1, 2012 6:00 am ET

Bemis Manufacturing is a finalist for the 2011 PN Processor of the Year. Bemis, in Sheboygan Falls, Wis., has earned a reputation as a pioneering technological leader especially in coinjection molding and its use of six-axis robots. And your head certainly does spin after a plant tour: On nearly all presses, a large, articulating-arm ABB robot rem...


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POY 2011: Steinwall Inc.

February 1, 2012 6:00 am ET

Steinwall Inc. of Coon Rapids, Minn., is PN's Processor of the Year for 2011. Owner Maureen Steinwall has become an expert on training and motivating employees to be better plastics workers and better people, too. She takes a holistic strategy to the custom molding business. For Maureen Steinwall, who bought the company from her father in 19...


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