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2014 Manufacturing Leadership Award Winners

2014 Manufacturing Leadership Award Winners

Protoplast was 1 of 100 manufacturers world wide awarded with the 2014 Manufacturing Leadership Award.

“In a world of intensifying global competition and accelerating change, recipients of the ML Awards have distinguished themselves by embracing breakthrough innovation and enabling their …

Posted on June 25th, by admin in Blog, Feature Block 1.
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Protoplast Acquires ET Industries

Protoplast Acquires ET Industries

ET Industries

From Canada Plastics Article here:

“Cobourg, Ont.-based custom molder Protoplast Inc. has purchased consumer product maker ET Industries, which is headquartered in Toronto.

The terms of the deal have not been disclosed.

The purchase gives Protoplast its first line …

Posted on March 19th, by admin in Blog, Feature Block 1.
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Protoplast Nominated for 2014 Processor of the Year Award

Protoplast Nominated for 2014 Processor of the Year Award

Protoplast Inc. was given North American wide recognition at the Plastics News Executive Forum in Tampa Florida in February. The two other contenders were larger American processors; AMA in California and, the winner, Tech Plastics, in Pennsylvania.

In addition to …

Posted on March 10th, by admin in Archive, Blog, Feature Block 1.
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Protoplast’s Hybrid “Injection Blow” Process.

Protoplast’s Hybrid “Injection Blow” Process.

How do you design a rubber part that is both rigid yet still flexible? That was the challenge Protoplast faced when approached by one of its automotive customers. They needed a new design to meet a very difficult automotive requirement. …

Posted on September 13th, by admin in Blog, Feature Block 1.
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Protoplast Receives Visit From Premier, Kathleen Wynne

Protoplast Receives Visit From Premier, Kathleen Wynne

Protoplast recently had a visit from Premier, Kathleen Wynne, who toured Protoplast’s injection molding and tooling facility. Recently, Protoplast was awarded an Eastern Ontario Development fund for $86,000 resulting in the creation of 15 new jobs. One of the reasons …

Posted on September 13th, by admin in Blog, Feature Block 1.
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Offshore Tooling Management

Offshore Tooling Management

Offshore tooling is a reality that Protoplast has embraced. For many, the initial cost has been very appealing. However if the support is not there when a client receives the offshore tooling, problems can arise. In the end, don’t be …

Posted on April 29th, by admin in Blog, Feature Block 1.
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