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Recently, the Plastics Industry Association published a special edition commentary regarding the U.N.’s environment resolutions. Patrick Krieger, Plastics Vice President for Sustainability, answers some common questions about the resolutions and what they mean for Plastics members. “I’ve heard from a lot from members who are worried about what this means for the plastics industry,” said Krieger, “but I think it would be helpful for everyone to take a breath and not panic. We are still very early in the process and the difference between the early proposals and the document that was ultimately accepted makes me optimistic that the parties involved are open to industry’s fact-driven advocacy.”
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Mentorship at Accede Mold & Tool
A Three-Step Process to Career Advancement Includes Mentorship Mentorship is an effective growth strategy for your mold manufacturing career with proper preparation. Although the U.S. labor force growth is projected to be slower with participation trending down, there is great news for those of us working in the mold making industry: We have more opportunity than ever to contribute and bring value to our organizations! How are you preparing yourself to seize and capitalize on these rewarding and fulfilling opportunities? I’d encourage you to take the initiative to seek out a mentor. A mentor has wisdom and knowledge gained from experience. A mentor is willing to advise you to accelerate your learning curve, helping you to avoid pitfalls and decoys.
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Even though the Injection Molding & Design Expo dates have changed, Accede wouldn’t miss it! Previously scheduled for March 16-17, the Expo has been changed to May 25-26. Here at Accede, we are still excited about the upcoming trade show. We realize how important it is to rejoin our colleagues, make new ones, all while discovering new technologies, resources, and equipment within the injection mold industry. The Injection Molding & Design Expo. is doing just that! With free admission as a bonus! (REGISTER HERE) Taking place in Detroit, Michigan, Accede will be joining in this first live event since PLASTEC 2020!
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Christina Fuges catches up with MMT Editorial Advisory Board member Camille Sackett of Accede Mold & Tool. Sackett talks about the value of truly focusing on quality, leading customers to success, building culture, mentoring and continuous life learning … and her love of audiobooks and podcasts. From drafting in middle school to engineering at Eastman Kodak to mold design for small family-owned mold builder Accede Mold and Tool where she has moved up into a variety of engineering, marketing, quality management and sales, Camille Sackett has her share of stories and insights.
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