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Tech Molded Plastics Hosts Applied Tech Students

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Technology Leadership students from Clarion University of Pennsylvania's Applied Technology Program learn about molding precision plastics at Tech Molded Plastics, Inc., Meadville, Pennsylvania.

Tech Molded Plastics, Inc., Meadville, Pennsylvania, hosted Technology Leadership students from Clarion University of Pennsylvania's Applied Technology Program for an inside look at advanced manufacturing.

Clarion University and Tech Molded Plastics recognized the need to show students how their studies apply to real-world opportunities. The result was an interactive experience that took 19 students inside the process of molding precision plastics, problem-solving and topics essential to job satisfaction. The students had an opportunity to talk directly with skilled technicians as they performed their jobs on some of the most advanced precision manufacturing technology in the industry. Beyond machines and equipment, they experienced the integration of quality systems, procedures, work instructions, leadership skills, communication tools and information technology required to maintain competitive advantage.

Stereotypes were shattered in the feedback session with comments on an extremely clean, white-room environment organized methodically with automation, smiling people, computers at every workstation and career opportunities for most all skills.

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