About Artisan

Artisan Industries, Inc. was founded in 2001 as a Plastic Injection Molding company, by Brad Vardy and Joel Yinger. In 2022, Artisan added a Custom Materials Compounding business within the company, providing a unique value-added service to our operations and customers. Since our inception and throughout our growth, Artisan has been known for our customer service, on-time deliveries, competitive pricing, advanced machinery, and high-quality standards. Artisan Industries is an ISO 9001 and AS9100 (aerospace) certified company, and supports a diverse range of customers and industries.

Industries Served






Commercial Fishing



Firearms Accessories / Self Defense


Sports and Leisure


Internships in partnership with higher education

Establishing and funding multiple Endowed Scholarships at Whitworth University with a combined endowment reaching half a million dollars

Financial support for multiple capital projects at Whitworth University.

Mentoring a business plan competition team, which won first place in a regional multi-university business plan competition

Charitable giving to local organizations

A Brief History of Plastic & Material Types

Learn more about the background and development of plastics and different materials types.