Names in the News: PTI Engineered Plastics, Pexco, Weatherchem and Sumitomo Demag


Injection molder PTI makes it to the big screen, while Weatherchem celebrates 40 years of success. Profile extrusion processor Pexco has beefed up its sales team, and injection molding machine maker Demag promoted from within for its new marketing manager.

First to PTI Engineered Plastics (Macomb, MI), which serves the medical, defense, aerospace, transportation, electronics and consumer products industries with its injection molding and assembly operations. The company's success drew the attention of producers of Today in America, a show hosted by former professional football quarterback Terry Bradshaw. This show showcases positive stories of successful U.S. manufacturing businesses, and is featured on the FOX and CNN television stations, The Discovery Channel, and others.

Today in America visited the PTI facility in December 2010 and there filmed and interviewed Mark Rathbone, CEO; Kurt Nerva, president and John Budreau, director of new business development. The focus of the piece was to highlight how PTI's use of modernization and innovation in its facility helps it reduce cost and streamline operations to remain an efficient and profitable company even in challenging times....
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