Plastics News’ 2014 Best Places to Work

Mar 3, 2014

Elkhart, IN – Locally owned, Reschcor, announced that it has been named as one of the 2014 Best Places to Work in Plastics. The list was created by Plastics News and Best Companies Group.

According to the Plastics News report published online (, Reschcor ranked #4 on this distinguished list. Reschcor is also recognized as the only plastic extruder to make the list. Profiles of each of the 10 companies will appear in the newspaper’s March 17 issue.

About Reschcor
Reschcor is a leader in high quality, custom engineered plastic extrusion manufacturing. With this award, Reschcor strengthens its leadership position as a premier plastic extruder provider that delivers secure, trusted partnerships with suppliers and customers while offering superior service and strong technical expertise. The award represents the core strengths of Reschcor as executed by its dedicated employees, who are the most valuable asset of the company. With a workforce of approximately 85 employees plus eight cross-functional management team members, Reschcor fosters an environment that rewards motivated, self-starters.

“I am both honored and humbled to announce Reschcor’s award as this could not be possible without our team of talented and dedicated individuals who work with precision and excellence each day to deliver quality products our customers can count on. As a family-owned company, we take care in treating our employees with respect and rewarding their efforts. We continue to look for ways to make positive contributions in the community and in the lives of our employees.” Tom Reschly, President 

About the Award
“We are proud to honor Plastics News’ 2014 Best Places to Work businesses. Combining outstanding, hard-working business leaders, who are always striving to improve their culture through excellence is a formula that organically will result in a great place to work,” said Plastics News Publisher Brennan Lafferty.

“If you want to know if it’s a great place to work, ask the employees what they think,” said Peter B. Burke, president of Harrisburg, Pa.-based Best Companies Group. “That is exactly what we did to identify the organizations that made Plastics News’ inaugural list. High employee engagement is no accident. It’s a concerted effort by managers and employees alike to create environments where all associates love to come to work.”

About the Survey
This survey and awards program is designed to identify, recognize and honor the best employers in the plastics industry, benefiting the industry’s economy, workforce and businesses. Plastics News’ 2014 Best Places to Work list ranks 10 qualifying companies. To be considered for this initial program, companies had to be a plastics processor, compounder, recycler or mold/toolmaker, and fulfill other specific eligibility requirements.

Companies from across the United States and Canada entered the two-part survey process to determine Plastics News’ Best Places to Work. The first part consisted of evaluating each nominated company’s workplace policies, practices, philosophy, systems and demographics. This was worth approximately 25% of the total evaluation. The second part consisted of an employee survey to measure the employee experience. This was worth approximately 75% of the total evaluation. The combined scores determined the top companies and the final ranking. Best Companies Group managed the overall registration and survey process, analyzed the data and determined the final ranking.

Plastics News honored all the winners and revealed the final ranking in a special ceremony at the Plastics News Executive Forum ( on Feb. 24 at Saddlebrook Resort in Tampa, Fla.  For more about PN’s Best Places to Work program, visit

Photo courtesy of Steve Poisall with The Gallery Studios