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Toner Plastics Featured in BusinessWest Magazine

  • On August 1, 2018

Original article by BusinessWest Magazine

About Toner Plastics:

While we have many of our own proprietary products, our focus is helping our customers to make their products in the U.S. We service several industries, such as point-of-purchase display, children’s crafts, 3D printing, industrial safety, medical, and wire and cable. Toll/contract manufacturing is our specialty.

President | Jack is the president of Toner Plastics. He holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering and a MS in Engineering Management from Western New England College, as well as an MBA from UMass Amherst. He is also a Marine Corps veteran.

Products | Toner Plastics produces extruded and molded components for point-of-purchase displays, plastics beads, and lace for crafting, 3D filament, earplug cord, medical products and fillers for wire and cable assemblies. We design and build custom injection molding and extrusion tooling in house. 

Markets/Customers | Toner Plastics sells to all kinds of companies including retailers, point of purchase display providers, 3D printer manufacturers, large industrial corporations, and medical companies. Our major customers are Walmart, Hobby Lobby, Jakks Pacific, 3M, Honeywell, Medtronic, Saint Gobain, Rubbermaid, Prysmian, and Frost King.

Career/Job Opportunities | There are almost always positions available for extrusion operators at Toner Plastics. Prior experience in profile extrusion, wire and cable jacketing, or any other plastics extrusion experience is preferred. We are looking for technicians with mechanical, machining, fabrication, and electrical skills. We are seeking engineers with mechanical, CAD, plastics manufacturing and project management experience. There is a lot of opportunity for sales professionals at Toner Plastics as well. Most importantly, Toner Plastics wants A-players with the right value system, work ethic and leadership ability who we can fast-track to run one of our business units.

Do you have an internship program? | Yes call (413) 525-2369, or email to hr@tonerplastics.com

Company Benefits | Toner Plastics invests in and rewards its employees through programs such as tuition reimbursement, on the job training, mentoring, bonus plans, interest-free loans and retirement plan contributions.

Community Engagement | Toner Plastics contribute to several local and national charitable organizations including The Life is Good Foundation, The Epilepsy Foundation, The Jimmy Fund, The Alzheimer’s Association, and Shriners Hospital for Children. 

Environmental Awareness | More than 95% of the consumable 3D printing products made by Toner Plastics are biodegradable and come from renewable energy resources. The company maintains a comprehensive internal recycling program to minimize our landfill waste and uses solar energy to power our manufacturing operations.

Employee Spotlight 

Name: Frank Velazquez

Position: Operations Manager

Age: 36

School: Springfield High School

Years at Company: 13

Frank began his Toner Plastics career as an entry level warehouse worker and is now operationally responsible for a business unit generating $15 million per year.