Plastics News Executive Forum


PCI switches gears to build prototype molds

March 12, 2014 2:19 pm ET

Plastic Components Inc. has earned its reputation as an automated molder of high-volume parts. So it was a big change when PCI officials decided to break into prototype molds.

Workforce investments can boost the bottom line

March 12, 2014 2:07 pm ET

One of the greatest investments in a business is the money put into labor and training. For that reason, getting the most out of your workforce can help improve your bottom line.


Harbour study shows large tooling shortage ahead

March 12, 2014 1:20 pm ET

Reshoring of manufacturing, and the robust North American automotive sector, have exposed a coming tooling shortage — at a time when new cars require more molds and dies, and more complex ones, than ever before.

Speaker: More banks are eager to make loans

March 12, 2014 1:14 pm ET

Two Executive Forum speakers addressed the big-money issues of lending money from banks and the research and development tax credit.

Auto supplier SRG Global wins award for training excellence

March 11, 2014 10:43 am ET

Automotive supplier SRG Global Inc. won RJG Inc.'s Training Excellence Award, in news announced Feb. 24 at the Plastics News Executive Forum in Wesley Chapel.


GE builds a home for domestic manufacturing in Kentucky

March 11, 2014 1:48 pm ET

A U.S. manufacturing renaissance is happening at GE Appliance Park in Louisville, Ky. — where the company is leading one in appliances, Lou Lenzi, director of industrial design at GE Appliances, said at the Plastics News Executive Forum.

Support Plastics USA has 60 members working to promote industry

March 11, 2014 11:02 am ET

Members of Support Plastics USA are working to promote the U.S. plastics industry.

SPI honors 33 companies for employee safety

March 11, 2014 10:51 am ET

The Society of the Plastics Industry Inc. has named 33 companies for winning its 2013 Safety Awards.

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