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Closing the skills gap: Molder doubles as vocational technology school

Tuesday, September 17th, 2013 | Permalink

Achieving recognition in Inc. magazine’s annual Inc. 500/5000 exclusive ranking of America’s fastest-growing privately held companies is quite an honor for medium-sized enterprises. Garnering that prestigious honor three years in a row has been especially exciting for SUPERB Industries , a high-volume producer of engineered plastic and metal components, headquartered in Sugarcreek, OH, with affiliated operations in Walnut Creek and a distribution center in Hong Kong. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Issue Date:  PT – September 2013 Keywords:  SUPERB Industries skills gap training read more

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IK survey: High energy prices hurting German plastic packaging industry

Monday, July 8th, 2013 | Permalink

Due to rising energy prices, the German plastic packaging industry is facing increasing competition from international companies, according to a new survey from the IK trade association. The plastics trade group, Industrievereinigung Kunststoffverpackungen (IK), stated that the cost increase of the EEG (Germany’s renewable energy law) allocation for this year alone is in the six-digit range for medium-sized companies. Whereas power costs in France are only half as high and in the U.S. electricity prices have partially dropped to as little as 5 cents per kilowatt hour. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  plastics packaging germany read more

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