Plastics Innovation & Resource Center

Research · Development · Education

from one of the top plastics technology centers in the nation.

Client Services

  • Materials testing & analysis
  • Project development
  • CAD design services
  • Process development
  • Technical support
  • Training/courses


  • Injection molding
  • Blow molding
  • Extrusion/compounding
  • Rotational molding
  • Thermoforming
  • Analytical, rheological, and physical testing

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Who We Are

Pennsylvania College of Technology’s Plastics Innovation & Resource Center is a globally recognized leader in plastics education and training. Known formerly as The Plastics Manufacturing Center, PIRC supports industry growth by providing companies with access to education, training, equipment, and resources available through Penn College’s renowned academic programs and facilities.

PIRC facilitates the growth and success of the plastics industry in the United States and throughout the world by effectively combining academic, government, and industry resources to meet clients’ needs.

Client training is delivered on campus and through customized, on-site delivery. Services are tailored to meet specific client product and process needs.

Contact Plastics Innovation & Resource Center

  • Address
    • Pennsylvania College of Technology
      DIF 26
      One College Avenue
      Williamsport, PA 17701