“Students who graduate from UW-Stout's program are prepared to jump into critical roles in plastics manufacturing upon completion of their degree,” Bartz said. “We are thrilled to have two of these students join our EVCO Plastics team as process engineers this summer."
Hile was hired by ITW Deltar Fasteners of Chippewa Falls. The company makes automotive fasteners with injection molding.
Graduates from the program report an average starting salary of $66,000 with 100% employment.
UW-Stout has four undergraduate engineering programs and a graduate program in the Robert F. Cervenka School of Engineering.
About EVCO Plastics
EVCO Plastics is a leading plastics manufacturing company with 12 manufacturing facilities strategically located throughout the world. With an emphasis on design for manufacturability, strategic engineering and innovative technology, EVCO is recognized as a global leader in custom plastic injection molding.
EVCO was founded in 1964, employs more than 2,000 people and operates 270 injection molding machines, ranging from 28 to 4,400 tons. For more information about EVCO, visit LinkedIn, or YouTube.