By developing a strategic partnership with the Colorado I Have a Dream Foundation, Intertech Plastics Inc. was able to address their challenges in securing a skilled workforce by accessing a pipeline of young adults seeking meaningful work experience.

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"The success of the community helps determine the success of our company so we are committed to working with [Colorado] youth to ensure that we have a steady stream of talent to progress out company"
- Noel Ginsburg, Intertech CEO

The Challenge

In 2013, Intertech Plastics Inc. (Intertech) acquired Image Moldings and began molding complex disposable medical devices. As Intertech already played an important role in Colorado’s advanced manufacturing sector, the company was now faced with significant challenges in securing a skilled workforce that could lead the company forward.

The Solution

To address their workforce needs, Intertech partnered with the Colorado I Have a Dream Foundation’s (CIHAD) Work is Success Internship Program to access a pipeline of young adults to fill their paid summer internship roles.

The Outcome