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Samsung suspends China molder accused in child labor investigation


July 16, 2014 2:27 pm ET

Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. has suspended its business with a South Korean-owned molder in China in the midst of child labor allegations.

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RJG opens Atlanta training center


June 24, 2014 4:15 pm ET

RJG Inc., the training and technology supplier for injection molding, has opened an 8.000-square-foot training center in Woodstock Ga., near Atlanta.

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Survey says salaries for plastics workers now top $100K


June 3, 2014 4:33 pm ET

A newly released salary survey shows total compensation for salaried workers jumped 11 percent in 2013 to $122,300.

Enticing younger workers is key


May 15, 2014 9:50 am ET

Despite the downturn in the economy, finding skilled factory workers is a tremendous challenge. A recent report by Deloitte Consulting LLC for the Manufacturing Institute, said that while “the manufacturing industry continues to be widely recognized as an indicator of the health of the U.S. economy,” it does not have the requisite...

Worker killed at Ontario blow molder


March 30, 2014 2:47 pm ET

A workplace incident at Woodbridge, Ontario, blow molder CRS Plastics Ltd. left a woman employee dead.

Cease and desist progress?


March 26, 2014 2:00 pm ET

So, our industry continues to rebound, and the future of the plastics industry looks much brighter than it has in many years. We all deserve to feel very proud of our accomplishments.

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.

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What sort of entry-level workers are we getting from the millennial generation?


February 24, 2014 11:02 am ET

Is it tough to manage today's entry-level employees? Plenty of plastics company managers seem to think so.

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Freudenberg program helps to fill need for engineers


February 11, 2014 12:01 pm ET

PLYMOUTH, MICH. — It will take 24 months and thousands of miles of travel for Alexander Turkan to find his dream job.

Healthcare mandate for medium-sized businesses delayed


February 11, 2014 11:47 am ET

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration announced a further one-year delay in implementation of employer mandates under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) for companies with 50 to 99 employees.

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