Viking Plastics in Corry, PA

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  • Industry leader Gerald Cox to retire after 41 years

    Corry, PA, September 4, 2018 – Gerald Cox, former president of Kentucky Manufacturing and Technology and current Vice President of Sales & Engineering at Viking Plastics, announced his retirement effective September 11, 2018. Cox, 62, has worked in plastics since 1977. After working four years as a machinist for ABC Machine and Henry Vogt Machine…

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  • Viking Plastics achieves IATF Certification

    Corry, PA, July 12, 2018 – In a recently-completed IATF (International Automotive Task Force) audit, Viking Plastics earned a rare “zero findings” certification. IATF certification is required for automotive suppliers starting September 2018. Viking Plastics, a global provider for automotive OEM and tier suppliers, started installing processes and procedures to meet IATF standards over a…

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  • VIKING PLASTICS ACQUIRES GENESIS PLASTICS AND ENGINEERING

    New partnership broadens product capabilities/customer portfolio and expands tooling markets Corry, PA, June 26, 2018 — Viking Plastics, a leading injection molding and value-added assembly service provider, today announced its acquisition of Genesis Plastics and Engineering, LLC (Genesis), a Scottsburg, IN-based manufacturer of automotive interiors, seating and high-precision, custom injection molded products. With this acquisition,…

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  • GM RECOGNIZES VIKING PLASTICS WITH QUALITY EXCELLENCE AWARD

    Corry, PA-based plastic injection molding company wins for 4th consecutive year Corry, PA, May 29, 2018 – Viking Plastics, a leading injection molding and value-added assembly service provider and a Tier 1 supplier to General Motors, announced it has received the 2017 General Motors Supplier Quality Excellence Award for achieving the highest levels of performance…

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  • MAPP Reaches 400 Members

    Corry, PA—As a proud member of the Manufacturer’s Association for Plastics Processors (MAPP) for 12+ years, Viking Plastics would like to say CONGRATULATIONS to MAPP on reaching the 400-member mark! Established in 1997, MAPP is a nonprofit Trade Association for plastics manufacturers and is the largest organization in the United States plastics industry. MAPP is…

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  • Steel and Aluminum Tariffs: A Northwest Manufacturer’s Perspective

    President Donald Trump has implemented tariffs on imported steel at 25% and aluminum imports at 10%. The tariffs that went into effect on March 23 are expected to have a far-reaching impact on prices all the way down the supply chain—and quickly. This may harm downstream manufacturers. Even if U.S. steel can be sourced, those…

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