Plastics Technology Certificate

Certificate Overview

The university offers a certificate program in Plastics Technology in cooperation with the Nypro Learning Institute at Nypro, Inc. located in Clinton, Massachusetts. Nypro, a Jabil company, is a world-class leader in injection molding. The program is open both to Nypro employees and to other students desiring to learn about injection molding and the manufacturing process involving conversion of raw material into finished parts and products. Course instructors, approved by Fitchburg State University, have extensive backgrounds in the plastics industry.

Please contact Nypro Learning Institute regarding upcoming course schedules at

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Required Courses

PLAS 1010 Blueprint Reading 3 S.H.
PLAS 1030 Industrial Electrical Maintenance 3 S.H.
PLAS 2020 Mold Design 3 S.H.
PLAS 2040 Hydraulics/Pneumatics 3 S.H.
PLAS 2050 Injection Molding 3 S.H.
PLAS 2070 Principles of Supervision 3 S.H.
PLAS 3060 Polymeric Materials, Design and Application 3 S.H.
PLAS 3080 Statistical Process Control 3 S.H.

Total for Certificate

24 S.H.

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