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Bridging the Skills Gap with Apprenticeships 

Bridging the Skills Gap with Apprenticeships 

Last week’s policy announcement from the Trump administration shows there is alignment with the White House perspective on national priorities and the immediate needs of the American manufacturing industry. Apprenticeships are in the spotlight as the President touted the programs as a solution to bridge the skills…

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New Movie Showcases PMT’s Injection Molding Capabilities

New Movie Showcases PMT’s Injection Molding Capabilities

PMT is proud to announce our just-released movie: “Our Story: Plastic Molding Technology Inc.” Watch the movie to take a tour of Plastic Molding Technology’s El Paso facility, and learn about our industry-leading plastic injection molding services and capabilities.            …

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Made in USA Remains Critical as Manufacturing Rebounds

Made in USA Remains Critical as Manufacturing Rebounds

We are in the midst of a Manufacturing Renaissance in America, and the data suggest this rebound has been building for some time. According to the Plastics Industry Association’s 2016 Size & Impact Report, 70 percent of U.S. plastics processors are expanding—adding capacity, new s and…

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PMT Wins Grant to Tackle Workforce Training Challenges

PMT Wins Grant to Tackle Workforce Training Challenges

Plastic Molding Technology Inc. was awarded a Skills Development Fund Grant from the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC), boosting the company’s efforts to solve the shortage of skilled workers in both the plastics industry and in the El Paso-Juarez border region. TWC Chairman Andres Alcantar presented…

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Honor, Respect and Gratitude This Veterans Day

Honor, Respect and Gratitude This Veterans Day

This Veterans Day, remember to set aside time to honor those who served in the U.S. Armed Forces. Let us all take a moment to reflect, pray or express gratitude to the men and women who served—and most importantly—to those who gave their lives to protect our…

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SPI Recognizes PMT’s Workplace Safety Efforts

SPI Recognizes PMT’s Workplace Safety Efforts

PMT was recently recognized for safety achievement for 2015 by SPI’s Safety Statistics & Awards Program. We received a Bronze Special Recognition Award, signifying our safety performance last year was 20 percent better than the national Total Recordable Cases (TRC) average for our NAICS code. We’re proud of…

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PMT Updates Quality Lab, Expands Manufacturing Space

PMT Updates Quality Lab, Expands Manufacturing Space

PMT completed a multi-phase renovation with a newly minted Quality Lab, expanding into the remainder of its 60,000-square-foot building foot to support operations and new business growth. The last and most prominent phase of the year-long renovation was PMT’s Quality Lab, which upgraded to an area…

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CEO Presents on Safety Strategies the 2016 MAPP Benchmarking Conference

CEO Presents on Safety Strategies the 2016 MAPP Benchmarking Conference

PMT’s CEO Charles Sholtis was a Quick Fire session speaker at the 2016 Manufacturer’s Association for Plastics Processors Benchmarking Conference in Indianapolis October 13. Using his past U.S. Navy experience as a lens, Sholtis presented “OSHA: Preparing for the Knock at the Door”, an insightful view…

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Local Robotics Team Visits PMT for MFG Day 2016

Local Robotics Team Visits PMT for MFG Day 2016

  Joining over 2,800 manufacturers across America, Plastic Molding Technology participated its 3rd annual MFG Day event on October 7 by inviting a local high school robotics team for a private tour of the facility. PMT welcomed the El Dorado High School RoboAztechs team for a presentation, plant tour and…

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Printing Success

Printing Success

PMT Successfully Processes Prototypes from 3-D ed Mold Cavity Inserts  Picture this: prototype tool fabrication, taking place in a foundry-esque workshop. Ambience: heavy equipment, clanking tools and grinding metal with hours stacked upon hours of highly skilled labor. Now picture this: the same tool fabrication, taking…

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