Congratulations Quantum Plastics River Bend Iowa Division!

Quantum Plastics River Bend Iowa Division Lands Award from Goodwill Partnership

 Victor, IA – May 17, 2016 – Goodwill of the Heartland has selected Quantum Plastics River Bend Iowa Division as the recipient of its 2015 Contract Partner of the Year award. AwardFormals-04 The award is presented to businesses who partner with Goodwill to provide employment opportunities for people with specific barriers.   Companies that participate in these programs help to develop practical work skills and training for individuals who may face disabilities and other employment challenges.

Quantum Plastics Iowa has a long history with Goodwill of the Heartland.  “We began working together in 2008,” said Quantum Plastics River Bend Iowa Division Manager Bill Collins.  “It is an honor to work with Goodwill and alongside such dedicated and talented individuals.  The Goodwill workers take such pride in what they do and it shows in the quality of their work.”  Quantum Plastics River Bend Iowa Division is a leading plastics manufacturer for brand name appliances but also molds parts for the consumer and recreation and utility vehicle industries.

In 2015, 43 people worked 4,234 hours in Goodwill’s Contract Services Department and with Quantum Plastics River Bend Iowa Division to build more than 243,000 ice chute assemblies and inspect thousands of parts.  Jessica Schamberger, Goodwill of the Heartland’s Vice President of Operations said, “The work that the River Bend Iowa Division does with our organization has a tremendous impact on the people we serve. These opportunities are changing lives.  It’s with great pleasure to honor the Quantum Plastics River Bend Iowa team.”Event-022

The award was presented on Friday, April 15 at The Edgar’s banquet at the Coralville Marriott.

About Quantum Plastics, LLC

Quantum Plastics, LLC was established in 2014 and includes Master Molded Products, River Bend Industries, Hospitec USA, Apollo Plastics, Transfer Solutions, 3D Plastics and Plasticos Promex USA.  Quantum Plastics operates with the objective of being a world-class plastics company centered in the idea of offering a variety of processes within multiple product segments with a growing footprint.  The fundamental vision to be the undisputed leader in engineering and quality is the driving force behind Quantum Plastics.  Visit http://www.quantumplastics.com to learn more.

About Goodwill of the Heartland

The mission of Goodwill of the Heartland is to advance the social and economic well-being of people who experience barriers to independence. Goodwill offers life and job skill development, work experience, job placement assistance, day habilitation, supported community living, workforce services to employers and contract manufacturing, assembly and packaging.  In 2015, Goodwill provided over 18,900 services to people with barriers in its 19-county service area. For more information, including retail, donation and service locations, please visit www.goodwillheartland.org.

 

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