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Pennsylvania College of Technology – Plastics Innovation & Resource Center

One College Ave., DIF#26
Williamsport, PA 17701-5778

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About Pennsylvania College of Technology – Plastics Innovation & Resource Center

The plastics and polymer engineering technology program at Penn College is one of only seven in the nation accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, and the only one that utilizes industry-grade equipment for all five major plastic manufacturing processes. It offers both Associate and Baccalaureate degrees that have the graduates find employment across a broad spectrum of the polymer industry.

As an extension of the College’s Workforce Development department, the Plastics Innovation & Resource Center (PIRC) works directly with a variety of polymer industry companies to provide customized training, apprenticeship, hands-on workshops, PROcess modules utilizing digital twining technology, testing, R&D projects, material validation and process optimization. The Center serves the needs of plastic processors, resin suppliers, mold builders and equipment manufacturers. All of these interactions are enhanced through the support of its highly skilled and professionally experienced training and consulting staff.

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Fall Polymer Hands-On Workshops

The PIRC is one of the top plastics technology centers in the nation for research, development and education related to injection molding, extrusion, rotational molding, thermoforming and materials testing. Each year, the PIRC hosts a series of hands-on training workshops with leading industry... Read more »

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Penn College PIRC Polymer Sustainability Summit

The Penn College Plastics Innovation & Resource Center Polymer Sustainability Summit welcomes industry leaders, educators, and key stakeholders to discuss and explore innovations, challenges, and opportunities in the field of polymer sustainability, recycling and circularity. This summit will... Read more »

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Injection Molding & Extrusion 2-Year Apprenticeships

The Plastics Process Technician program (Extrusion or Injection Molding) is a 2-year registered apprenticeship designed to transform machine operators into skilled technicians. Upon completion, apprentices will possess the capability to safely and efficiently initiate, change over, monitor, and... Read more »

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Guaranteed momentum at B. Braun Medical

Guaranteed momentum at B. Braun Medical

Guaranteed momentum at B. Braun Medical

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A new YouTube video explores how Penn College graduates are answering the demand for tomorrow-minded polymer engineers through their work at B. Braun Medical. Challenged to develop innovative medical solutions, alumni – Daniel M. Dietrich, '09, processing engineering manager; and Joshua A....
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Penn College Graduates Innovate at SEKISUI KYDEX

Penn College Graduates Innovate at SEKISUI KYDEX

Penn College Graduates Innovate at SEKISUI KYDEX

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Meet five Pennsylvania College of Technology alumni who are making names for themselves with SEKISUI KYDEX , a global thermoplastics leader. Learn how they are applying their polymer engineering expertise to innovate and create sustainable thermoplastic material solutions for the next generation...
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Clients of Pennsylvania College of Technology – Plastics Innovation & Resource Center

  • Shell Polymers
  • ExxonMobile
  • Jackson Kayak
  • Hewitt
  • Penn Color
  • Plastic Ingenuity
  • Avery Dennison
  • CBA Environmental
  • Covestro
  • EAM-Mosca Corporation
  • Sekisui Kydex
  • Mitsui Plastics
  • PlayWorld
  • PPG
  • Premier Tech
  • West Pharmaceutical Services
  • Sanyo-Chemical
  • Scott Systems
  • HC Companies
  • Grammer Americas
  • Inhance Technologies
  • Universal Plastics
  • Mitsubishi
  • GreenMantra Technologies

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