Jungle Wisdom

Sara Tomasetti Wins Roblan of the Month Award

Congratulations to Sara! The Paso Robles Chamber of Commerce presented their Roblan of the Month Award to our very own West Coast representative, Sara Tomasetti. This prestigious award is given to honor an upstanding citizen of the month, and we are beyond proud and honored for Sara to win. Her nomination came primarily through her involvement with non-profit organization, Wine 4 Paws. Here is the presentation speech given by the Chamber of Commerce: Sarah’s community involvement is most notably Wine... more

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Sign up for Machinery, Packaging and Plastics Job Alerts

Receive Job Alerts Customized to Your Interests “Ping!” That next “new email!” chime could be your next packaging, machinery or plastics job popping up in your inbox automatically. Sure, you might be skeptical — No one wants to sign up for yet another automated email service only to end up looking at completely irrelevant or outdated jobs. We get it. This is why we allow packaging, plastics and machinery companies to post their jobs for free on our job board.... more

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Join the LinkedIn Plastics and Packaging Jobs Group!

Hop over to the new group When it comes to the job hunt, LinkedIn is the place to be. Plastics and packaging is no exception. Hopefully, you’ve looked through your connections before and found a couple good leads — whether you’re recruiting or looking for new employment. But surprisingly, there doesn’t currently seem to be a great place to get together to discuss job opportunities specifically for plastics and packaging industries… So, we started a new group where people can... more

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Become a Top Talent — New packaging and plastics jobs await!

Let Packaging and Plastics Jobs Come to You You’re an expert. A master of your craft. A visionary with drive, experience and all the right skills. You know it. We know it. It’s time to make sure your industry knows it. Register to be a “Top Talent” and let the jobs roll in. How it Works Again, all you have to do is… Complete our free listing here. This simply includes submitting your resume and answering a few questions. You’ll soon... more

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Plastic is the key to Gold

Plastic plays a major role in the Olympic Games, from the ribbons that support the gold medals, to the prosthesis for athletes in the Paralympics events.  Here are a couple of pieces that describe the role of plastics in the Rio Games.  Of course, there’s the obligatory quotation about plastic pollution in the ocean.  –somebody, please explain to me why fish think plastic is food. Do they also eat rocks and shells? http://www.plasticsnewseurope.com/article/20160808/PNE/160809867/gold-silver-bronze-plastics http://www.plasticsnews.com/article/20160804/MULTIMEDIA01/160809906/plastics-news-now-plastics-are-in-the-ring-at-the-olympics    

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Entitled? Who, me?

Sweet article on the ?entitlement? mentality of some job applicants.  Also, the ?entitlement? mentality of some employers!  No one escapes the honest criticism of Keith Campbell — read it here:  http://www.ontheedgeblog.com/article/our-entitlement-mentality

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Are you ready for Industry 4.0?

First steam, then mass production, then digital technology.  Now we approach the fourth revolution in industry, automation and data exchange technology.  Welcome Industry 4.0. Enjoy these articles: Manufacturing’s next act–  http://www.mckinsey.com/business-functions/operations/our-insights/manufacturings-next-act Why U.S. Manufacturing is outpacing China:  http://www.totallyintegratedautomation.com/2016/05/u-s-manufacturing-outpacing-china/

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Survey shows plastics salaries on the decline

Article by Plastics News on the results of the annual salary survey of compensation in the plastics industry, co-sponsored by Gros Executive Recruiters and the Society of Plastics Engineers. http://www.plasticsnews.com/article/20160623/NEWS/160629909/survey-shows-plastics-salaries-on-the-decline

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