Friday, May 28, 2010

PLI holding job fair June 3

Asheville-based Plasticard-Locktech International, the world’s largest manufacturer of hotel keycards, is holding a job fair on Thursday, June 3 from 2 p.m. until 7 p.m. The company is filling 20 to 25 full-time positions in all departments, including sales, production, accounting, quality assurance and administration. The job fair will be held at the company’s headquarters at 605 Sweeten Creek Industrial Park in Asheville.

“Our business has continued to grow even in light of the economic downturn,” said President and CEO Mark Goldberg. “We’re continuing to add new products and services, which has created an immediate need for additional staff. We’re excited to open our doors to people who are looking for a long-term career with a successful company.”

PLI was founded in 1988, and it has been named to the Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing private companies in the United States year since 2007. In addition to hotel keycards, the company produces specialty printed plastic and paper products including gift, loyalty and membership cards; ID badges; key fobs; luggage tags; static clings; door hangers; and large-format graphics such as posters and banners.

Full-time employees receive an extensive benefits package, including competitive wages, medical and dental benefits, paid time off and a 401(K) retirement plan.

Applicants are asked to bring a résumé to the job fair, or they can fill out an application on-site. To receive more information about the job fair – along with a PDF of an application and instructions on how to apply if you can’t attend the fair – email PLI uses the E-Verify system to determine employment eligibility for all new hires.

PLI is located at 605 Sweeten Creek Industrial Park. From I-40, take Exit 51 (Sweeten Creek Rd.) and turn left at the end of the ramp. About 6/10 mile ahead, turn left at the light into Sweeten Creek Industrial Park and follow the signs.

For more information about PLI, visit

About PLI: 
Plasticard-Locktech International is the world’s largest manufacturer of hotel keycards and a printer of specialty plastic and paper products. Founded in 1988, the company works with most major hotel chains as well as thousands of event planners and advertisers, producing hundreds of millions of items each year. For the past three years, PLI has been named to the Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing private companies in the United States. For more information, visit

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