Maximizing Profits with Employee Training, Part 3: Boosting Your Bottom Line 

Bottom Line ROI for Plastics Manufacturers Today’s plastic parts are more complex and processing equipment is more advanced — while highly skilled and experienced employees are becoming harder and harder to find. This is costing plastics processors a lot of money at an increasingly faster rate. Because of this, most plastics manufacturers lose thousands of […]

Maximizing Profits with Employee Training, Part 2: Improved Product Quality

Poorly skilled employees are the root cause of most quality-related losses. Our customers typically realize reductions of over 61% in scrap and rework while eliminating most customer returns. All of this was a result of improving the skills and confidence of their workforce. Here are 5 quality-specific areas of improvement where proper training of production […]

Maximizing Profits with Employee Training, Part 1: Lower Production Costs

A recent industry survey revealed most plastics manufacturers lose over $250,000 dollars in scrap and downtime every year. The companies that participated in this survey attributed most of these losses to daily mistakes made by an under-skilled workforce. This is true even in facilities that utilize the latest processing technologies. While modern machines are much […]

New Certification Programs for Injection Molders

Routsis Training has updated and expanded their industry-leading certification programs for injection molders. In addition to the Injection Molding Professional and Advanced Scientific Processor certification tracks, Routsis now delivers training, examination, and certification specifically targeted for Mold Setters, Quality Inspectors, and Maintenance Personnel. All of Routsis’s certification programs are based on current industry standards and […]

Plastics Business Magazine: “Future Proofing” Your Production Workforce

In the latest issue of Plastics Business Magazine, Routsis Training’s Vice President Daniel Stephens discusses the importance of “productive uptime” and how plastics processing facilities and toolmakers can maximize this crucial variable. In the article, Mr. Stephens explains that maintaining a confident, skilled, and knowledgeable production team — from management on down — is the […]