Shell Polymers Rotational Molding Center of Excellence


  • Plastics Innovation & Resource Center
  • Advanced Technology & Health Sciences Center, Rm. E128

The Rotational Molding Center of Excellence (RMCE) at Penn College was established in 2000 by the College's Plastics Innovation & Resource Center (PIRC), with assistance and guidance from the College, Ben Franklin Technology Partners , and many supporting local companies.

In 2019, the Center was renamed The Shell Polymers Rotational Molding Center of Excellence. The center is now one of the finest technology centers of its kind in North America featuring new equipment. The Center is an active participant in national organizations like the Association of Rotomolders (ARM) and the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE).

Hands-On Rotational Molding and Advanced Materials Workshop

Hands-On Rotational Molding and Advanced Materials Workshop

The Rotational Molding & Advanced Materials Workshop is an opportunity for industry professionals to take advantage of the resources at the Center while boosting their skillset with advanced training and collaborating with others in their field.

Penn College News

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After a three-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Sekisui Kydek opened its Bloomsburg operation to more than 100 secondary and vocational school students and their faculty chaperones this fall for Manufacturing Day – an immersive exploration of the vast career opportunities available in polymer engineering at which a five-member Pennsylvania College of Technology team actively participated.


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Penn College's vice president for workforce development is included in "The 2023 Labor Power 100," profiled in a recent issue of City & State Pennsylvania magazine. Shannon M. Munro – who manages training and employment partnerships with the Plastics Innovation & Resource Center, Apprenticeship Center, Clean Energy Center and at Penn College at Wellsboro – is No. 91 on the list.


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A diverse group of plastics professionals from throughout North America experienced higher-level technology in rotational molding during a recent workshop hosted by Pennsylvania College of Technology and its renowned Plastics Innovation & Resource Center.