Team 1 Plastics Awarded 2018 Best Places to Work

Team 1 Plastics, a plastic injection molding company for the transportation industry, was recently named Best Places to Work in the Plastics Industry for 2018. This is the fourth time in five years in which Team 1 has been honored with this award.

According to Plastics News, the Best Places to Work program is designed to identify, recognize, and honor the best employers in the plastics industry. To be considered for participation, companies had to fulfill eligibility requirements, including being in business for at least one year, having a minimum of 15 employees, and deriving at least 50% of revenue from plastics-related operations.

Plastics News honored all the winners and revealed the final rankings in a ceremony in March 2018. Receiving the award for Team 1 Plastics was Craig Carrel, President and co-owner of the company.

Each winning company was also featured in the March 26, 2018, edition of Plastics News. From the article featuring Team 1 Plastics, entitled, Team 1 Plastics cultivates festive, generous environment, “It’s a fun, celebratory atmosphere at Albion, Mich.-based Team 1 Plastics Inc. The injection molder, with nearly 70 employees, holds several company parties during the year.”

Carrel responded, “The thing we’ve learned in 30 years is it’s all about the people … We want to maintain the culture and the focus on the people and the value that we place on everyone.”


Two of Team 1’s Team Members, Kiera Carter and Vance Bodell, were featured in Plastics News’ video, “Best Places to Work 2018.”

Video shared by permission of Plastics News.

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927 Elliott Road
Albion, Michigan 49224-9506

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