January 17, 2023


Jerico Plastic Industries, Inc. is pleased to announce Tom Wise as the new senior account manager for the Northeastern United States, where he is responsible for the development of new accounts and growing sales in the region including the New England states, the East Coast, and Mid-Atlantic states. He will focus on strengthening existing customer relationships, developing new client relationships, and continuing to advance Jerico’s role in the rotational molding industry through innovative design and product recommendations.

Wise has extensive experience in the industry having worked for rotomolders and thermoforming companies in the U.S. and Canada. “Tom brings a strong background in both technical engineering and manufacturing in rotomolding, which will complement Jerico’s existing team structure well. We look forward to starting off the new year with Tom onboard,” offered Steve Copeland, President of Jerico Plastic.

In his long career, Wise has earned seven United States Utility Patents for unique material handling container solutions that employed the use of rotational molding and plastics. Additionally, he has assisted countless customers in various industries with their custom plastic part applications and designs.

He earned a Bachelor of Science in industrial arts technology from Millersville University in Pennsylvania. During his senior year, he studied the process of rotational molding, which led directly to employment in the rotomolding industry, where he has spent his entire career.


March 11, 2021

Jerico Announces New National Sales Manager

Bo Colbert Oversees Sales and Customer Relations

Wadsworth, OH—Jerico Plastic Industries, Inc. is pleased to announce that Robert (Bo) Colbert has recently been promoted to national sales manager. In his new role, he is responsible for managing new business development, sales, customer relations, servicing existing accounts, as well as production support, and new project development. He also oversees program management, partnering with both engineering and purchasing to ensure the timely launch of new products and programs for Jerico.

Colbert’s depth of experience spans decades and he has held various manufacturing, production, and management positions in molding and plastics companies since 1992. He joined Jerico Plastic in October 2019 as the Senior Account Manager for the southeast Atlantic Region and replaces Chick Goldsmith, who retired early in 2021 after five years as director of sales for Jerico. Chick’s industry experience and knowledge will be missed. The team at Jerico looks forward to strong growth in sales on the heels of a robust 2020, despite global pandemic conditions.

For more information, contact Brandi Frey, Corporate Operations Officer — 330-334-5244.