Plastics One Asset Advisors

Plastics One Asset Advisors, LLC (“POAA”) provides the Plastics Industry and their Lenders with professional, accurate, ASA Certified Machinery and Equipment evaluations for asset based lending opportunities, mergers, acquisitions, work-out, and property tax issues.  Our 30 plus years experience specific to this industry, combined with multiple appraisers and an ASA Accredited Senior Appraiser on staff give POAA unique credentials to provide accurate Plastics Industry Machinery and Equipment values, and to assist Lenders and Industry Business owners in managing their Plastics Processing Assets.









Machinery and Equipment Appraisal Expertise:

  • Injection and Blow Molding
  • Extruders-Single/Twin Screw
  • Sheet/Flat/Blown Film Extrusion
  • Pipe Profile Extrusion
  • Compounding/Scrap Reclamation
  • Rotational /RIM Molding
  • Calenders/Mills/Mixers
  • Structural Foam
  • Raw Material Handling/Drying
  • Robotics/Decorating and Assembly
  • Bag Machines/Film Converting
  • Flexo/Rotogravure Printing Presses
  • Slitter Wind/Rewinders
  • Process Cooling - Tool Room – etc.



Mold and Tooling Appraisal Expertise:

  • Injection/Blow/Rubber/Compression Molds
  • Extrusion Embossing rolls, profile dies

Inventory Appraisal Expertise:

  • Injection/Blow Molded Products
  • Extruded Products/Bag-Film Converting

Recognized and approved by:

...And Hundreds of Public and Private Institutions and Manufacturers Worldwide.








The Appraisers:

Ken Heyse, ASA- President and Managing Director         

Ken Heyse is an Accredited  Senior Appraiser, member of the American Society of Appraisers, and Managing Partner of Plastics One Asset Advisors, LLC.

Since 1987, Mr. Heyse has been actively involved in all phases of the Plastics Machinery Industry including appraising, manufacturing, sales, and distribution.

His Experience includes:

  • VP and General Manager for several top Plastics Industry Original Equipment Manufacturers.
  • Marketing, re-marketing, and liquidating over one hundred million dollars of Plastics Industry Capital Assets since 1987
  • Active Guest Speaker and Contributing Member to the American Society of Appraisers (“ASA”) and the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (“ELFA”)
  • Contributing technical advisor on hundreds of valuation and consultation projects involving the Plastics Industry.
  • Member of Society of Plastics Engineers ("SPE") since 1990
  • Former SPI Committee Chair- Robotics



James Schmitz- Managing Partner- Injection and Blow Molding

Since 1980, Jim has been actively involved in all phases of the Plastics Industry including appraising, manufacturing, sales, and distribution.

His Experience includes:

  • VP and GM for a widely known Plastics Industry OEM
  • Several upper and Middle Management Positions at Leading Auxiliary Equipment Manufacturers
  • ASA Candidate Member
  • Contributing member CT Chapter of the Society of Plastics Engineers (“SPE”)
  • Extensive cross training in all Aspects of the Plastics Industry


Gary Anderson- Managing Partner Extrusion and Converting

Gary has been actively involved in all phases of Plastic Processing Machinery for over 25 years.  He has held various senior executive positions with the following Plastic Extrusion & Packaging Machinery Manufacturing Firms:

  • Gloucester Engineering
  • Valmet Converting
  • Andreotti Converting: VP Americas
  • Converting Technology: VP of Americas
  • Uteco: Manufacturer Representative for Northeast United States
  • Macchi: Sales Representative for Northeast United States
  • States Machinery & Supplies: President Owner specializing in used machinery, appraisals, liquidations, and mergers and acquisitions only within the plastics & packaging industry