Plastics Engineering Technology

Category: Manufacturing and Engineering Technology

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Program Description

Plastics are everywhere! The toothbrush you'll use today, cell phones, computers, CDs and DVDs, and medical device applications to prolong life on earth. Plastics make virtually every product we use to make our lives easier, safer, and better. Plastics are lightweight, durable, and versatile. Bioplastics and new product developments are also becoming high in demand for the future. Many plastics are being recycled every day.

So what are you waiting for? You can get a head start on your career in Plastics Manufacturing Technology right now.

Hennepin Technical College's Diploma in Plastics Manufacturing Technology is about both science and technology. Prepared students will understand the knowledge and skills in plastics material composition and behavior, apply the "four plastics variables" used in problem solving, set-up and operate molding processes and automation equipment, and practice quality principals used in the Plastics manufacturing industry.

For the plastics industry to grow and prosper, it will depend upon competent technicians whose education focuses on this discipline. The program will be offered on campus to capitalize on Hennepin Tech's extensively equipped laboratory facilities.

The curriculum strives to produce a specialization in Plastics Manufacturing Technology and provides an appropriate mixture of theoretical and practical instruction. Plastics Manufacturing Technician graduates are well-positioned for advancement as well as long-term employment.

Program Information

Multi-term Registration Available!

Class Time: Day and Evening
Semester: Fall or Spring
Campus: Brooklyn Park

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Skills Required

The Plastics Engineering Technology does not have any special requirements to enroll. See the Admissions office for the regular application process and steps to enroll.

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