Plastek has an excellent mold making team! As part of The Plastek Group, Triangle Tool Division (TTD) and Penn Erie Division (PED), located in Erie, PA, collectively build outstanding, high-quality, reliable molds for; our customers, and in support of Plastek’s multi manufacturing divisions within the group. The Plastek Group does not only build mutually beneficial relationships externally, but also, internally values the importance of positive relationships. In 2022 we are honored to highlight two skilled & talented individuals whom are committed to supporting, influencing, and leading all aspects of success.
Effective July 25th ,Bob Prischak will be transitioning into a new role of Technical Support within our molding manufacturing divisions. Over the last 38 years Bob has served in several key positions including processing and project management, General Manager of Consumer Products Division (CPD), and has twice been a General Manager of TTD. We would like to thank Bob for his leadership in these various roles, especially for the last 4 years as General Manager (for the second time) at Triangle Tool. During this time Bob and his team have done an excellent job at integrating and advancing significant technology changes keeping us a leader in the mold making industry.
James Jergens joined The Plastek Group in April 2022, as the G.M. of PED, and effective July 25, G.M. of TTD. We believe that TDD and PED will benefit by having one leadership team to optimize efficiency, implement new technology, and create common business systems. With this announcement we welcome James to the position of General Manager of Tooling, for The Plastek Group.
As a manager, James strives to create a culture of empowerment and continuous improvement to drive operational performance. James has managed tooling groups throughout his career that build and source injection molds and progressive dies globally. James brings a diverse background with experience in plastic materials, product design, mold and die design, machining/equipment, international business, and management of tool shops. In his free time, he enjoys being outdoors, mountain biking, and hiking when not spending time with his five kids.