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New Article Reveals the Importance of Small Manufacturers, Partnerships

New Article Reveals the Importance of Small Manufacturers, Partnerships

A March 18 IndustryWeek article covering President Obama’s recent manufacturing initiative announcement in Ohio brought out some great points about the importance of small businesses in the U.S., and the value of partnerships in the manufacturing industry. The article states that as the American manufacturing…

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Good News, Bad News at America’s West Coast Ports

Good News, Bad News at America’s West Coast Ports

After than nine months of negotiations, the International Longshore & Warehouse Union and the Pacific Maritime Association reached an agreement last week to get back to work at the major ports of the U.S. West Coast. The complete shutdown negatively impacted retailers and manufacturers,…

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El Paso Mayor Visits PMT in Support of Local Manufacturers

El Paso Mayor Visits PMT in Support of Local Manufacturers

El Paso Mayor Oscar Leeser visited PMT on Friday, Jan. 30, to see first-hand some of the technological advances in precision injection molding and to show support for manufacturing, an important component of the El Paso economy. The mayor, along with two representatives from regional…

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CEO to Receive 2015 SPE Business Management Award

CEO to Receive 2015 SPE Business Management Award

  Plastic Molding Technology, Inc.’s owner and CEO Charles A. Sholtis has been named the 2015 recipient of the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) Business Management Award. The award is one of the highest honors SPE bestows upon an individual, recognizing outstanding achievements in the…

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PMT’s Top 5 Resolutions for 2015: Spurring Company-wide Innovations

PMT’s Top 5 Resolutions for 2015: Spurring Company-wide Innovations

As we roll into the New Year, PMT is drawing into focus its resolutions—not the flimsy kind that gradually lose momentum as the year progresses, but rather resolutions that map our commitments to continued success and productivity in the year ahead. What’s important to PMT this year? Here’s our top 5 for 2015: Safety & Wellness The…

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New Investments Enhance Productivity and Innovation

New Investments Enhance Productivity and Innovation

Plastic Molding Technology, Inc. invested in new equipment over the past few months—including all-electric presses, a machining center and a 3-D er—to help reach production goals and boost efficiency, while advancing our competitive edge and commitment to innovative, sustainable manufacturing. The three Toshiba all-electric, 55-ton…

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MFG Day showcases PMT’s Innovative Facility

MFG Day showcases PMT’s Innovative Facility

Innovation abounded at Plastic Molding Technology, Inc.’s second annual plant tour for Manufacturing Day 2014 on Friday, October 3. Joining than 1,630 manufacturers across the U.S., PMT opened its doors to highlight the importance of manufacturing to the U.S. economy and to showcase the…

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NPR Starts Month-Long Series of Special Reports About U.S. Manufacturing

NPR Starts Month-Long Series of Special Reports About U.S. Manufacturing

American Made: The New Manufacturing Landscape As Manufacturing Day 2014 approaches, our energy and enthusiasm received a huge boost today from National Public Radio (NPR). We were pleasantly surprised when today’s drive-time broadcast featured the first report in what will be a month-long series. The…

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It’s Nice to Have a Congressman Who Cares!

It’s Nice to Have a Congressman Who Cares!

This note from Congressman Beto O’Rourke really made our day recently.  The Congressman to time out to visit our plant last year and we appreciate the fact that he continues to care about PMT and the world of manufacturing.  

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PMT Joins MFG DAY Movement with October 3rd Event

PMT Joins MFG DAY Movement with October 3rd Event

For the second consecutive year, PMT will join manufacturers across the nation in supporting Manufacturing Day by opening up our factory floor for tours on October 3. A national movement gaining and momentum, MFG Day gives manufacturers like PMT a platform to showcase…

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