Custom Plastic Injection Molding

FAMILY OWNED & OPERATED SINCE 1953 | 99% ON-TIME DELIVERY | 3 BILLION PARTS SHIPPED ANNUALLY

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LOK Family

Trust-T-LokTM and Drop-LokTM patented closures for flexible pouches and rigid containers. Strong seal integrity, tamper evident, in a range of styles or configurations for food, personal care and many more applications.

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Custom Products

From simple parts to the most highly complex multi cavity designs, we partner with you from design to prototyping through production and rollout. If you can conceive it, we can mold and deliver it.

Packaging
Medical
Consumer Industrial
Automotive
Appliance

Where can you find our parts? Squeezable baby food pouches, lawnmower carburetors, car doors, audio speakers, blender jars, dishwashers, and restaurant beverage dispensers . . . just to name a few.

We go ALL IN to help you WIN

112 PRESSES |  300+ EMPLOYEES  |  MADE IN AMERICA

A Focus on Sustainability

Proud recipients of the 2016 Illinois Governor's Sustainability Award. Longstanding executive members of the Plastics Environmental Council. Pioneers in onsite power co-generation and the pursuit of biodegradable resins. Sustainability has been central to our company's values and priorities since our inception.

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The Hoffer Foundation

Giving back to the community and people who've supported us is an honor, a joy and a responsibility. The Hoffer Foundation enables programs such as the United Way, Boys and Girls Clubs, local food bank, library, literacy and job training programs, and many others.

Recent Posts

Our Latest Posts on Technology, Leadership, Innovation, and Sustainability

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Crain’s Chicago Business May 9 2022

Hoffer Plastics in South Elgin doesn’t have a CEO. Instead, three siblings have taken charge of the company, which was founded in 1953 by their grandfather, Robert Hoffer, and later run by their father, William, who gave up the CEO title two years ago. Charlotte Hoffer-Canning, 44, is chief culture officer. Her brother, Alex Hoffer, 40, is chief operating officer. Their sister, Gretchen Hoffer-Farb, 47, is chief financial officer. Read More
EnteraLoc

Hoffer Plastics’ Trust-T-Lok spout, part of EnteraLoc’s enternal feeding pouch, receives four gold awards in packaging excellence, sustainability, technical innovation, and expanding the use of flexible packaging, from Flexible Packaging Association.

The Highest Achievement Award is evaluated by the judges as possessing overall packaging excellence, significant attributes in all award categories, and contributing most to the advancement of the industry. The winner this year was the EnteraLoc™ enteral device. Designed for tube-fed patients, the EnteraLoc is an innovative 510(k) FDA-approved enteral device—a flexible spouted pouch with leak-proof seal—for direct-connect delivery of nutrition in a safe and convenient manner. Beyond winning FPA’s Highest Achievement Award, the system...
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Hoffer Plastics is Manufacturing a Change in Perception

Manufacturing presents a great career opportunity for post-high school men and women, but how to learn more and overcome its myths and misperceptions? Hoffer Plastics saw the need and decided to break the mold. Literally. The South Elgin-based custom injection molder launched its Break the Mold initiative last year with the plan to prove to youngsters entering the workforce that this ain't your granddaddy's factory. Break the Mold is an informational partnership driven by Hoffer...

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