Pittsfield Plastics added a robot to pick "runners" out of the production line on a 300-ton injection molding press. The robot picks parts out of the line, supporting manufacturing employees as they meet customer demand and ship product out on time every time. The company eventually plans to add larger robots that will pull parts [...]
A Plastics Technology editor recently visited the company’s headquarters to learn more about us. Now, we are grateful to be on the cover of Plastics Technology magazine. The article discusses our history and foray into extrusion. There are also quite a few great photos.
We are deeply saddened by the passing of Pittsfield Plastics founder David Chiorgno. In 1968, together with his wife Dorothy ("Honey") and business partner Richard Sible, David established Pittsfield Plastics Engineering.
Pittsfield Plastics recently diversified its line of plastic spools and reels, adding 14”, 16”, 18”, and 20” plastic spools and reels because of demand for them for use with rope, insulated wire, cord, and more. Other applications for the spool family are coaxial cable, speaker wire, THHN wire, CATV wire, hose, tubing, and chain. [...]
Pittsfield Plastics has achieved the rigorous ISO 9001:2008 quality management standard. To quote ISO, this standard "is based on a number of quality management principles including a strong customer focus, the motivation and implication of top management, the process approach and continual improvement."
Great show! Thanks to everyone who came to Pittsfield Plastics with their custom plastic parts needs. In both the injection molding and extruded plastics arenas, we're seeing strong business prospects.
Pittsfield Plastics' team looks forward to seeing you at Wire Expo on the 22nd and 23rd. See us to discuss anything you need: plastic cores, plastic bobbins, custom plastic parts, plastic fine wire spools, plastic extrusion – and a whole lot more. We've broadened our manufacturing capabilities to meet your needs better than ever.
Pittsfield Plastics’ extrusion division, Plastic Extrusion Company, has enhanced its offerings in the plastic extrusion arena.
The article discusses Pittsfield’s history in the plastics industry and mentions Pittsfield Plastics as one of the industry’s current, local leaders. Additionally, the piece covers several high-tech, niche plastics companies (The Berkshire Plastics Network estimates there are about 40 within Berkshire County) that have expanded in the last few years.
As a successful Berkshires company, Pittsfield Plastics was interviewed by Albany-based YNN about its need for more skilled labor and its growth, which stands at 5 and 10 percent per year.