The Plastics Innovation & Resource Center (PIRC) at Penn College is an internationally recognized provider of plastics training and industry partnership programs. PIRC offerings include GSPC, the only program of its kind that audits company procedures, trains employees to the highest standards, and certifies through a comprehensive, independent system. Drawing upon the expertise of renowned instructors and advisors, Penn College delivers solutions to meet the skills gap and consulting needs of companies in all major plastics manufacturing processes.

Available Training Topics

  • Global Standards for Plastics Certification (GSPC)
  • Injection Molding
  • Extrusion
  • Cut-Sheet Thermoforming
  • Roll-Fed Thermoforming
  • Blow Molding
  • Rotational Molding
  • Color Science
  • Decoupled Molding
  • Plastic Material Selection and Testing

Ready-To-Go Training Solutions

These courses are available to schedule for your group or company. Each of these, or training in any topic, can always be customized to meet your needs.


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