MMT Chats: From COVID and Tooling Trends to Free Online Education and A New Recycling Venture, The Plastek Group Speaks Out!
MoldMaking Technology Editorial Director Christina Fuges catches up with the Prischak family who owns The Plastek Group in Erie, Pennsylvania, and who also happens to be the original founder of MoldMaking Technology magazine back in 1997.
Christina M. Fuges
Editorial Director, MoldMaking Technology
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