FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Dec. 16, 2014
SOUTH BEND, IN – Elkhart Plastics, Inc. (Elkhart) is pleased to announce that Josh Thompson has joined the company as a Staff Accountant. Thompson is based out of the company’s South Bend, Ind., office and responsible for all accounting functions at the Ohio City, Ohio, facility as well as special projects assigned by Elkhart CFO Jon Wyngarden.
Thompson previously worked at Elkhart as a summer intern. He recently earned a Bachelor’s of Science in Business with a concentration in accounting from Indiana University – South Bend.
“Josh has prior experience with working on a shop floor, so anytime you can marry that with accounting it allows for better understanding when discussions with machine operators are needed,” Wyngarden said. “He also brings a millennial touch to our organization and is analytical, direct, and dedicated.”
In addition to his summer position with Elkhart, Thompson previously worked at Hoosier Racing Tire as a shipping and receiving group lead. He is the first Elkhart intern to be offered a full-time position after finishing a degree.
“I am excited to start my career with Elkhart Plastics and look forward to the opportunity to grow within the company,” Thompson said.
An avid golfer, Thompson enjoys spending time with family and hitting the course frequently.
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Elkhart Plastics, Inc. is a 26-year old company providing rotational molding capabilities for customers. Six plants across the United States offer unique solutions for each customer. Understanding that the application drives the design, these committed problem-solvers work as an extension of their customers’ organizations to deliver creative solutions for their customers’ unique applications and parts.