Pearl Technologies Inc. is pleased to announce that Jamie Van Pelt has joined the company as the Director of Sales effective June 26, 2017. In this newly created position, Jamie will be responsible for further development of Pearl’s national sales as well as brand recognition efforts abroad.
Pearl Technologies released its new UltraFlex™ HD, a close tolerance punch attachment that combines the edge quality of traditional zero-clearance units with lower cost of operation and ease of use comparable to Pearl’s popular Flex Unit product line.
Pearl Technologies just unveiled several new packaging products aimed at increasing converter line safety. These products not only deliver higher productivity and lower cost of ownership, but also address the growing need to increase safety in today’s high volume converter lines.
Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering Academy students from Wayne Technical and Career Center (WTCC) visited Pearl Technologies on January 20, 2017. From 9:30 am until 11:10, the 23 students were introduced to the world of manufacturing and engineering. The students were split into teams and rotated between three stations – shop floor, R&D, and corporate.
At the end of another successful year, Pearl Technologies added on one more goal before the start of 2017–to give back to the community. In partnership with the Finger Lakes Chapter of the American Red Cross, Pearl participated in their 2016 Holiday Heroes Toy Drive.
The Rochester Institute of Technology’s Summer Math Applications in Science with Hands-on Experience for Girls has been recognized by the Finger Lakes STEM Hub as an exemplary K-12 program in science, technology, engineering and math.
Pearl sent Vice President of Operations, Linda Gillette, and Jennifer Gillette, Global Marketing Coordinator at Pearl and a 2013 alum of the college, to the event for a company presentation day. While there, Linda and Jennifer explained how math and science applied to the plastics industry and manufacturing by showing the girls various punch profiles and slitting angles.
Linda Gillette is vice president of Pearl Technologies Inc., a Savannah, N.Y., supplier of components used alongside film extrusion, such as punches, perforators, gusset boards, bubble guides and bubble cages.
Pearl began its relationship with RIT in 2011, when the company hired its first co-op student, and that effort continues. Pearl also has donated machinery and equipment to the school, such as a five-punch demonstration kit and a micro-perforation unit that can punch pin-sized holes in plastic film.