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The easiest hire for the job may not be the best, staffing expert says


February 13, 2015 3:19 pm ET

Some hiring pitfalls can be avoided by plastics firms, according to staffing pro Russ Riendeau.

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Rising stars see plenty of room for growth in plastics


February 13, 2015 1:41 pm ET

“Manufacturing is an incredibly promising field to young entrepreneurs. There's a lot of innovation in plastics in particular."

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Plastic Components honored for 'Sustained Excellence'


February 10, 2015 1:30 pm ET

Plastic Components Inc., a custom injection molder in Germantown, Wis., has won Plastics News' first-ever Sustained Excellence Award — designed to honor past Processor of the Year Award winners that have sustained their high level of...

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Evco lifts its community with scholarships, work-study program


February 10, 2015 1:26 pm ET

For more than 25 years, Evco Plastics Inc. has sponsored a work-study program with its hometown high school in DeForest, Wis. That's a big reason why the custom injection molder has won the PN Excellence Award for industry and public service.

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Cross-training pushes Nicolet forward


February 10, 2015 1:20 pm ET

Nicolet Plastics relies on its 80 employees to take leadership roles in scheduling production and assigning machines, using order information and preventative maintenance data from an IQMS system. The company drives decision making down to the...

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Prism wins with customer relations


February 10, 2015 12:20 pm ET

Plastics News has selected Prism Plastics Inc., a fast-growing automotive molder with plans to expand into new markets, as the winner of one of its PN Excellence Awards, for customer relations.

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Stihl stood out in excellent field


February 10, 2015 12:15 pm ET

You already know Stihl Inc., the newest Plastics News Processor of the Year, for its chainsaws, string trimmers, leaf blowers and other outdoor power equipment. Now the plastics industry should recognize Stihl as a top-notch plastics operation, with ...

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Take a closer look at Stihl, other winning firms


February 6, 2015 12:32 pm ET

Take a video tour of the 2014 Processor of the Year winner Stihl Inc. along with video visits to other PN Excellence Award winners Evco Plastics Inc, Prism Plastics Inc. and Nicolet Plastics Inc.

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Pryweller rejoins PN as conference director


August 21, 2014 12:30 pm ET

Joe Pryweller has joined Plastics News as conference director, in charge of managing content for all Plastics News events, including conferences and webinars.

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