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New Frontiers: An American’s Guide to Cuba

New Frontiers: An American’s Guide to Cuba

This post is part of a retrospective series exploring business, tourism and politics in Cuba today. Interest in Cuba is growing exponentially as the island country reopens to U.S. travelers—a close yet other-worldly curiosity American tourists shouldn’t miss. PMTS’ CEO had a rare opportunity to visit…

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Doing Business in Cuba

Doing Business in Cuba

This post is part of a retrospective series exploring business, tourism and politics in Cuba today. Plastic Molding Technology Inc.’s CEO Charles A. Sholtis traveled to Havana, Cuba, on March 20 to investigate the island’s market potential for plastics manufacturing as U.S. restrictions ease. A…

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PMT Team Awarded for Export Achievement

PMT Team Awarded for Export Achievement

U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke (TX-16) presented a 2015 Export Achievement award on January 29 to El Paso-based Plastic Molding Technology, Inc. PMT was nominated as a candidate for the award by Robert Queen, director of the U.S. International Trade Administration’s El Paso, Texas & New…

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Highlights from the 2015 MAPP Benchmarking Conference

Highlights from the 2015 MAPP Benchmarking Conference

The Manufacturers Association for Plastics Processors (MAPP) held its annual conference October 21 to 23 in Indianapolis, and I was fortunate to attend and represent PMT at the event. It was my first venture to the Benchmarking & Best Practices conference, and I was pleased to see the venue…

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CEO Voices Support for Trans Pacific Partnership

CEO Voices Support for Trans Pacific Partnership

PMT CEO Charles A. Sholtis joined a White House press call October 19 to discuss his support of a strong Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement. As an American manufacturer and owner of a company that exports over 85 percent of finished products, Sholtis was asked to…

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El Paso’s Keck Center is First “America Makes” Satellite Facility

El Paso’s Keck Center is First “America Makes” Satellite Facility

During the 2015 U.S.-Mexico Summit on Aug. 7, America Makes held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to officially open its first satellite facility at the W.M. Keck Center for 3D Innovation on the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) campus. U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker,…

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CEO Attends U.S.-Mexico Summit to Emphasize Importance of Manufacturing on the Border

CEO Attends U.S.-Mexico Summit to Emphasize Importance of Manufacturing on the Border

The 2015 U.S.-Mexico Summit held last week at the University of Texas at El Paso offered a unique opportunity for productive high-level economic dialogues, as well as a venue for discussing manufacturing innovation. PMT CEO Charles Sholtis was invited to participate in a business roundtable…

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Remembering the Importance of Independence Day

Remembering the Importance of Independence Day

The celebrations have come and gone, and Americans are back to work after a nice break. Yet, this week we’ve found ourselves reflecting on the sustained importance of this past holiday. Along with raising a flag at our homes and sharing in patriotic camaraderie, July…

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Plastics Drive the Automotive Industry

Plastics Drive the Automotive Industry

For PMT’s first-ever Manufacturing Day event in 2013, one of our bright engineers created posters illustrating two series of automotive parts we mold, connected to images of the vehicles they would eventually be a part of after leaving our facility. One poster showcased insert-molded speaker…

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This Memorial Day, Remember Our Roots

This Memorial Day, Remember Our Roots

On Memorial Day, let’s get back to our roots and remember the time when the last Monday in May was not synonymous with retail sales. To put this day back into perspective, we must remember that Memorial Day originated from Decoration Day, established after the…

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