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Second Annual Thermoforming Workshop Held in ATHS


Workshop leader Mark Strachan, president of Global Thermoforming Training Inc. Roger Kipp, vice president of marketing/engineering for McClarin Plastics Inc.Industry representatives visited the plastics facilities at Penn College this week for the Plastics Manufacturing Center’s three-day National Hands-On Thermoforming Workshop. The second annual training event, offering a 50-50 mix of classroom instruction and laboratory activity, is held in the Breuder Advanced Technology and Health Sciences Center home to the Thermoforming Center of Excellence that opened in April 2010.

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