Intek Welcomes Mike Corcoran as Vice President of Operations

Press release submitted on behalf of Intek Plastics.

Intek Plastics, Hastings, Minnesota, proudly welcomes Mike Corcoran as its vice president of operations. With an extensive background in operational leadership, Mike will spearhead various crucial aspects of Intek’s business, including research and development, engineering, continuous improvement, supply chain management and plant operations, across Intek’s facilities in Minnesota and Wisconsin. He will seamlessly transition with Rick Zeien, the retiring operations leader, and his team until mid-May.

“Mike brings great experience to build on the strong operational base at Intek,” says Kevin Hogan, CEO of Intek Plastics. “We are excited to have him lead our operational performance to the next level.”

Previously, Mike served as president and CEO of Encore Medical in Eagan, Minnesota, and spent over two decades at Cardia, Inc., based in Eagan, Minnesota. At Cardia he excelled in various roles, including vice president of operations, director of quality and regulatory affairs, director of engineering and director of manufacturing. Encore and Cardia specialize in providing products to aid individuals with heart defects. Prior to this, Mike held managerial, engineering and manufacturing positions at Applied Biometrics in Burnsville, Minnesota, and Aura Ceramics in New Hope, Minnesota.

Mike holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Materials Science and Engineering from the University of Minnesota.

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Intek Plastics
Intek Plastics is a leading North American manufacturer that delivers engineered thermoplastic extrusions, fabricated sub-assemblies and value-added services to original equipment manufacturers. Headquartered in Hastings, Minnesota, with a second facility in Medford, Wisconsin, the company is a best-in-class partner to the largest customers in the fenestration industry. Additionally, Intek provides plastic extruded solutions to the construction, lighting, refrigeration, agriculture, recreation, appliances and transportation markets.

When collaborating with Intek Plastics, customers get more than high-quality extruded components; they gain a competitive edge. The Intek team is committed to collaborating with customers to revolutionize products with cutting-edge extrusion innovations. The Intek Plastics vision is to become one of the largest and most respected plastics companies in the world. With an eye to the future, the company invests heavily in strategic acquisitions, innovative materials, new processes and progressive technologies to meet its customers’ needs.