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Manufacturing in the Cloud

Manufacturing in the Cloud

Why the future is up in the air (And it’s not a bad thing) A new report from ERP software company Plex Systems highlights today’s manufacturing platforms as they continue to untether from their formerly tangible roots. So where’s everything going? Manufacturing systems have become…

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PMT: A Classic Story of America’s Entrepreneurial Spirit

PMT: A Classic Story of America’s Entrepreneurial Spirit

It’s National Small Business Week, and PMT came across this inspiring quote that sums up the importance of this week: Our country was founded by risk-taking pioneers in search of new horizons. More than two centuries later, what sets America apart in the world is…

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Molding Our Way into the Future with 3-D Printing

Molding Our Way into the Future with 3-D Printing

While we were at NPE2015 a few weeks ago, there were endless amazing displays of new 3-D ing technologies—from the first 3-D ed car to the first 3-D ed all-electric car and everything in between. The NPE3D pavilion offered uses for 3-D ing beyond the…

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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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