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This week’s issue is out now | March 13, 2023

Our first issue back from our 25th Executive Forum is jam-packed.

First off, of course, we’d like to congratulate the 2022 Plastics News Processor of the Year, Teel Plastics. Read Editor Don Loepp’s in-depth story about their post-pandemic successes and what helped them clinch the award.

Don also profiles our 2022 Sustained Excellence Award winner: Hoffer Plastics, which brought online proprietary closures to help bring sustained growth to the third-generation molder.

Profile stories of the other three Processor of the Year finalists, Medbio, Redline and Radius, are also featured in this issue.

Videos of all the finalists and excellence winner are now live, watch them here for free. The videos were filmed by Don Loepp and edited by Erin Sloan.

At the Executive Forum last week, we also announced the top Best Places to Work 2023. The list is available here but look forward to full profiles of each company in PN‘s April 17 issue.

Elsewhere in the issue:

  • Latest resin pricing changes
  • Injection molder SigmaPro Engineering & Manufacturing LLC is starting over after selling its assets to its largest client. By Bridget Janis
  • New Boston, Ohio-based Vinyl Kraft Acquisition LLC will invest $2.25 million and hire 73 employees to keep up with demand for vinyl replacement door and windows. By Catherine Kavanaugh

Coming up this week, Material Insights will feature a few interviews from the Plastics Recycling Conference in National Harbor, Md., filmed by Steve Toloken. Sign up to catch up with Steve on all things policy and the conference this Tuesday, March 14 at 2 p.m. for Plastics in Politics Live, a livestream exclusively for PN subscribers. 

Join the plastics conversation over on our LinkedIn page, connect with other industry members in our LinkedIn professional community, follow along on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

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