Established in 1982 to provide paid training in light assembly work, PPL Industries is a nonprofit organization that creates opportunities for low-income families throughout the Minneapolis and St. Paul metro area. Based in Minneapolis, Minn., the firm offers a range of services, including light assembly, recycling and customized solutions. The firm is a social enterprise offering to over 21 different classes to participants. PPL Industries serves a range of clients, including ADC Telecommunications, Midwest Plastics Components and Hennepin County Environmental Services. The firm is one of the leaders in disassembly and reclamation of consumer electronics and batteries in the United States.