Archived News Releases, 2014

September 16, 2014

New FREE App from Routsis Training Puts Valuable Injection Molding Information at Your Fingertips

Routsis Training,the premier training provider for the plastics industry, announces the release of its new app for both Apple™ and Android™ devices. This handy Injection Molding Reference Guide contains essential processing information and reference materials, allowing for critical on-the-spot inquires to be addressed – even on the production floor.

The reference guide ensures that technicians have the information needed for establishing a scientific molding process and to troubleshoot effectively using a systematic scientific approach. Other useful reference materials include: material properties, additives and preparation, frequently used calculations, basic mold and part design guidelines, as well as outlining the importance of ongoing training and skill development.

The app also includes information regarding the RightStart™ and SmartTech™ training solutions offered by Routsis Training, as well as video previews from actual training courses.

“Our free app is updated on a frequent basis and includes a great amount of useful and practical information that can be located easily in the palm of your hand,” says Andy Routsis, President of Routsis Training.

Visit to download the app.

For more information, please contact:

Routsis Training
275 Donohue Road, Suite 1
Dracut, MA 01826
TEL: (978) 957-0700
FAX: (978) 957-1860

August 22, 2014

TCAT – Pulaski Forms Partnership to Make Routsis Training Available to Plastics Industry

Technical Training for Injection Molders, Parts and Mold Designers

The Tennessee College of Applied Technology – Pulaski is pleased to announce the addition of a series of plastics training courses from Routsis Training, the premier training provider in the plastics industry, to its comprehensive Advanced Manufacturing Education program.

The college was able to offer this training through a partnership with local economic development agencies and industry. The Giles County Economic Development Commission, Lewisburg Economic Development Commission, Marshall County Joint Economic and Community Development Board and Magneti Marelli provided funding to assist TCAT – Pulaski in the purchase of the online training program.

The partnership was spearheaded by Advanced Manufacturing Education program instructor Dino Owen who saw a need among the regions 130 plastics related manufacturers. “Offering these industry-leading training courses is part of the overall strategy of expanding the college’s programs to address all of the plastics industry training needs,” said Mr. Owen. The decision was based on the extensive training materials that Routsis offers for injection molding (over 100 training courses) as well as part design and mold design. The Routsis Training platform is available online, anytime, on demand.

The training from Routsis Training benefits all manufacturing personnel, from tool and die and operators to process technicians and material handlers and includes instruction using the industry’s best practices with an emphasis on safety.

The design-based training enables engineers to update their design practices for plastics parts, and to save time and money in mold procurement.

Overall, the plastics industry is the second-largest manufacturing segment in the U.S. according to SPI, the plastics industry trade organization. Nearly 45,000 Tennesseans are employed within the chemicals and plastics sector. The plastics training partnership led by the Tennessee College of Applied Technology – Pulaski represents a commitment to prepare and maintain a qualified workforce to further strengthen this important industry segment.

Routsis training is used in more than 3000 companies, including over 100 learning centers and educational institutions worldwide that use its interactive training programs as part of their standard curriculum. Routsis also is endorsed by the Society of Plastics Engineers.

For more information contact:

Dino Owen
(931) 424-4014

June 6, 2014

New Series from Routsis Training Provides Technicians with Advanced Scientific Molding Skills

ROUTSIS TRAINING, the premier training provider for the plastics industry, announces the release of its new SkillSet™ courses. This comprehensive series combines online training (which can be used on any computer, tablet, or smart phone) with hands-on exercises to teach sound scientific molding skills. Topics range from setting first-stage packing pressure and transfer position to deriving important in-mold rheology data for any injection-molding process.

Each of the twenty-six courses and worksheet combinations focus on developing important processing-related skills that translate directly to optimizing any molding application. The Scientific SkillSet™ Series will provide your employees with the knowledge and skills needed to setup a repeatable process and how to troubleshoot more effectively by using a scientific molding approach.

Routsis Training, based in the Boston area, is a leading supplier of plastics processing training services and supports its national and international training clients on an ongoing basis. In addition to injection molding, training is also provided for part and mold design, blow-molding and extrusion processes.

Please contact:

Routsis Training
275 Donohue Road, Suite 1
Dracut, MA 01826
TEL: (978) 957-0700
FAX: (978) 957-1860