Machinery and technology that can greatly improve productivity will only be as useful as the people operating this equipment. Through the services of the Plastics Industry Association's (PLASTICS') PlasticsU — an online learning center for the ground floor of the plastics industry — you'll have the resources to make the most of your operations.

PlasticsU is a custom collection of courses offered as an alternative to traditional “one-size-fits-all” solutions for manufacturing workforce development. With levels ranging from a basic introduction to the most advanced studies, programs include:

  • Operator/Setup Technician — Part 1
  • Operator/Setup Technician — Part 2
  • Maintenance Technician — Part 1
  • Maintenance Technician — Part 2
  • Mold Makers Machinist — L
  • QC Inspector
  • Equipment Manufacturers Machinist
  • Metal Fabricator
  • Electro-mechanical Technician/Assembler

More than 400 online courses are available to bring your expertise to the next level. To view a complete list, login or register for an account.

PLASTICS Advantage

Online learning is hardly a new concept, but for the specialized skills that have proven themselves critical to company growth, PlasticsU is a perfect match that PLASTICS is proud to bring to the industry. Employees of manufacturing companies who sign up with PlasticsU automatically receive access to the massive knowledge base offered through more than 400 class titles, which can have a strong impact both on their own and in tandem with existing workforce development programs.