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Russells Point company pivots, makes face shields

RUSSELLS POINT — An Indian Lake-area company, World Class Plastics, has started production of new Personal Protection Equipment. It now produces the “hey dont touch your face” face shield.

Like so many companies supplying products to the automotive industry, this plastics company has experienced significant economic pain from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Within a matter of a few days, this small company went from a booming economy, the best year the company ever had, to virtually no orders.

“Seemingly overnight in March of 2020, our sales dropped by over 80%, and we found ourselves in fear of losing our company and the inability to employ our workforce,” said Steve Buchenroth, owner of World Class Plastics.

World Class Plastics was founded in 1994 by Buchenroth, Scott Wisniewski and Neil Schroer and produced its first product in September of 1994.

The company’s first projects as a start-up in 1994 were the production of

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B.S. Interior Design | High Point University

Alumni from High Point University with degrees in interior design have a wide range of career opportunities that include:

  • Computer Aided Design (CAD) Specialist
  • Commercial Interior Design
  • Healthcare Facilities Design
  • Hospitality and Entertainment Facilities Design
  • Merchandising Management
  • Residential Interior Design
  • Retail Design
  • Retail Store Management

Featured Graduate Outcomes:

Gianna Carrabotta

Gianna Carrabotta, ’17 – Design Consultant for Restoration Hardware in Westport Connecticut

“I cannot thank HPU enough for preparing me to embark upon the next chapter of my life. This institution has enabled me to grow in ways unimaginable. This university has provided me with a lifetime of memories and friends that have become family, while preparing me with the tools and confidence to pursue my passion on a career path I’ve always dreamed of. The energy radiated by this campus is something that can’t be accurately depicted in words. I am honored and proud to be a graduate of HPU.”




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