April 19, 2016

ELKHART, IN – Elkhart Plastics Inc. (EPI) is pleased to announce that Susan Droptiny has joined its team as Human Resources/Safety Manager. Droptiny will be based at Elkhart Plastics’ Middlebury location where she will be responsible for human resource and safety functions.

Droptiny brings 20 years of experience to the position and earned a bachelor’s degree at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Mich. Prior to joining Elkhart Plastics, she was employed by Better Way Products in New Paris/Bremen, Ind.

“We are excited to welcome Susan to Elkhart Plastics,” said Jack Welter, CEO of Elkhart Plastics. “Her experience and eagerness to guide our company toward continued efficiency and success are greatly appreciated.”

Droptiny said, “Much of my 20 years of experience in HR and safety in manufacturing environments involves hands-on development of policy, procedures, and systems for all levels of the organization. I am excited about the opportunity to develop people and manage projects while being part of the team that moves Elkhart Plastics forward,” Droptiny said.

In her free time, Droptiny enjoys yard work, reading, and spending time with family.


Elkhart Plastics, Inc. is a 27-year-old, privately held American company. One of the largest custom rotational molding companies in the United States, Elkhart Plastics has six plants and more than 600 employees nationwide. Understanding that application drives design, their experience and knowledge can create unique parts using the rotomolding process in addition to producing a number of proprietary items.