NEW YORK — The founder, president and chief executive officer of Drug Plastics & Glass Co. Inc. was presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Society of Plastics Engineers.
Fred Biesecker was recognized for his contributions to the growth and development of the plastic bottle manufacturing industry at SPE's Annual Technical Conference in New York. He is the 16th recipient of this international award.
Drug Plastics is headquartered in Boyertown, Pa. It blow molds bottles for pharmaceutical and personal-care applications. The firm has plants in Boyertown, Kittanning and Elysburg, Pa.; Spartanburg, S.C.; Valley City, N.D.; and Oxford, Ind. It also has a mold-making division in Boyertown.
Drug Plastics employs 575. It placed No. 29 in Plastics News' 1998 ranking of North American blow molders with sales of $67 million.