Processor of the Year


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...


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.


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...


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.


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 ...


Stihl cuts through the competition

February 10, 2015 11:55 am ET

Stihl Inc., the U.S. operation of the big German outdoor power equipment company, has forged its own path by combining the best of American and German manufacturing.


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.


Stihl named Plastics News Processor of the Year

February 5, 2015 6:00 am ET

LAKE LAS VEGAS, NEV. — Captive molder Stihl Inc. is the 2014 Plastics News Processor of the Year.


Processor of the Year finalists are 3 custom molders, 1 captive molder

January 5, 2015 10:34 am ET

Finalists for Plastics News' Processor of the Year Award are three custom injection molders — Evco Plastics Inc., Prism Plastics Inc. and Nicolet Plastics Inc. — and a captive molder, Stihl Inc.

PN launches Sustained Excellence Award

June 26, 2014 2:13 pm ET

Plastics News announces a new award for past winners of our Processor of the Year Award: the Sustained Excellence Award.

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