by MAPP, Inc.

2014 Wage and Salary Report Now Available

MAPP is pleased to announce the 2014 Wage and Salary Report now is available for purchase at This report consists of a comprehensive analysis of well over 50 different job classifications from plastics manufacturing companies that serve a variety of end-use markets. This report has been compiled from data provided by plastics manufacturers across the country and is one of very few reports of its kind completely devoted to the polymer manufacturing industry. Click here for a preview of data points and analysis from the survey.

MAPP Welcomes New Sponsors

MAPP would like to welcome two new sponsors for 2014 – Synventive Molding Systems and Arburg.

Synventive Molding Solutions is a designer and manufacturer of hot runner systems and components with manufacturing facilities in the US, Europe and China, as well as sales offices and agents in more than 25 countries.

Arburg is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of high-end injection molding machines for plastics processing. Ensuring success in injection molding production is part of Arburg’s day-to-day business. Arburg also manufactures the world’s first 3D printer, which prints in any material.

Peer Networking Conversations: Benchmarking Your Business

Do you have questions you wish you could ask peers in similar job areas? What if those questions could be answered from the comfort of your office? The power of the MAPP organization is at its highest when members are helping members. MAPP has peer-networking webinars every six weeks, with the next Peer Networking webinar taking place on Aug. 22. These groups consist of member professionals who work in common positions such as human resources, purchasing or operations. Register for the next Peer Networking opportunity at

MAPP Sponsor Spotlight: RJG, Inc.

From training to a diverse line of hardware, software and sensors, RJG works with plastic injection molders to help them supply absolute quality parts to their customers. Helping molders build an overall strategy for productivity and process improvement is what RJG has been doing for over 25 years. RJG wants its molders to be the most sought-after molders in the industry, so the company provides the tools to make that possible and backs it with the best support in the industry. RJG’s customers take comfort in knowing they won’t ship out any bad parts. And, the commitment doesn’t stop with the sale. RJG works with customers to design a solution and then keeps working with them throughout the implementation.