Advanced Pedestals Inc. launched its Molding With Confidence training program in August 2022 to extend training and upskilling initiatives for new and experienced molders. The custom rotational and injection molder of Gainesville, Texas, offers three promotional opportunities within the molding department, and the leadership team includes five members that started in various positions within the plant.
"We are an employee-centric organization that values the significance of sustaining a culture that inspires confidence, engagement and innovation," the company said.
API has raised more than $20,000 in the last two years to benefit various agencies and charities.
"To encourage creative thinking, we installed a Bright Idea station where employees can express their ideas," API said. "It has been a great success, as we have learned so much from API employees."
There's always time to loosen up from a stressful workday, too. API's lip-sync band, Aeroskiff, includes employees from human resources, assembly and molding. The band made its debut at the 2021 company picnic with the song "Your Love" by The Outfield.
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