OUR HISTORY |Where We Started
World Class Plastics, Inc. :
1994: 1 press and 1 customer in a 5,000 square foot building.
Presently: 28 presses and 20 customers in over 68,000 square feet of space.
MARCH - Installed a 650 metric ton Toshiba injection molding machine. This is the first Toshiba that has touched WCPI's production floor.
JUNE - Maintenance and Tooling expansion.
FEBRUARY - Installed 2nd all electric 350 metric ton injection molding machine
JANUARY - Installed 1st all electric 350 metric ton injection molding machine
NOVEMBER - Earned China Compulsory Certification (CCC)
OCTOBER - Installed first 6-axis robot from Motoman
MAY - Closing of WCPI plant in Rome, GA
JULY - Celebrated 15 years of business
FEBRUARY - 12,000 sq ft additional warehouse completed at Russells Point
MAY - Installed all electric 450 metric ton injection molding machine
Rome plant earned ISO 9000 certification
MARCH - Added 14,400 square feet to Russells Point facility
JULY - Purchased 1st large tonnage machine: 650 metric tons
JULY - Celebrated 10 years of business
SUMMER - started in-house automation of assemblies
SEPTEMBER - Production begins with 3 machines at a 7,000 sq ft facility in Rome, Georgia
OCTOBER - Invested in Cavity Pressure Technology from RJG
NOVEMBER - Added sonic welding to secondary capabilities
NOVEMBER- Earned QS-9000 Certification
SUMMER - Began implementation of Powershop ERP system
Added Sales & Engineering offices to mezzanine
SPRING - Added tool design, build and repair capability
SUMMER - Established full time Sales department
JUNE - Moved to new 32,000 sq ft facility in Russells Point, Ohio.
Ended the year with 20 machines from 18 to 350 metric tons
FALL - started using Yushin Netliners to automate part handling
Neil Schroer retired from the company
FALL - Began using Chinese tooling sources
JULY - World Class Plastics, Inc. was incorporated.
Owners were Steve Buchenroth, Scott Wisniewski and Neil Schroer
SEPTEMBER- Production began at 5,000 sq ft warehouse in Lakeview, Ohio.