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    1. Plastivan revs up Massachusetts students about plastics | Plastics News

      Explore Plastics News (Mar 1 2016)

      Plastivan revs up Massachusetts students about plastics | Plastics News

      Students from Dean Technical High School in Holyoke, Mass., learned about plastics and thermoforming thanks to a Feb. 29 visit from the SPE Plastivan.  Universal Plastics Corp., a Holyoke-based custom thermoformer, sponsored the event along with the Western New England Section of the Society of Plastics Engineers.  “Many students today still think of manufacturing as dark and dirty factories and not high tech environments offering excellent jobs and wages,” said Joe Peters, CEO of Universal Plastics.

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    2. Plastics News - Diversity in its product lineup keeps Pittsfield Plastics growing

      Explore Plastics News (Jan 6 2012)

      Plastics News - Diversity in its product lineup keeps Pittsfield Plastics growing The company has 96 employees working in the 80,000-square-foot facility, which usually operates 24 hours a day, five days a week, and when needed, seven days a week. It has added 11 new and used presses in the past year, bringing it up to 37, with clamping forces of 100-750 tons. It also has three extrusion lines, with the newest being a Welex model. (Read Full Article)

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