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PCI Focuses on Culture through Ownership, Leadership Transitions

by Nancy Cates, contributing writer Plastics Business When Derrill Rice was selected as president and chief executive officer at Plastic Components, Inc., he and the leadership...
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For the Sake of Clarity: Crescent Industries Updates Job Descriptions

by Lara Copeland, contributing editor Plastics Business Written properly, a job description can be helpful for many practical reasons, including communicating performance requirements and outlining everyday...
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2019 Wage and Salary Report Now Available For the last 17 years, MAPP has published its Wage and Salary Report. The 2019 Wage and Salary...

Rising Compensation, Increased Turnover Rates and Slow Hiring for Plastics Companies

by Ashley Turrell, membership & analytics director MAPP Nearly two-thirds of all employees saw a salary increase above the current inflation rate of 1.7% in 2019....

Plastics Positively Impacts the World Daily

by Alex Hoffer, vice president of sales and operations Hoffer Plastics Corporation 2020 will bring a whole new set of conversations to the forefront when it...
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Simple and Straight Forward: Four Low-Cost Improvement Ideas

by Ashley Turrell, membership & analytics director MAPP Oftentimes, when organizations think about major improvement ideas, these ideas come with a major price tag. And while...
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Recent Acquisition Relied on Relationships, Fit

by Dianna Brodine, managing editor Plastics Business In October, two Ohio companies merged to operate under one ownership umbrella as Thogus (Avon Lake, Ohio) acquired Proto...

Four Issues Likely to Define 2020

by Chris Kuehl, managing director Armada Corporate Intelligence Just like seeing Santa setting up at the local mall in August, it is never too soon for...

Annual Benchmarking Conference Brings the Industry to Indianapolis

The plastics industry converged in Indianapolis in October for the Benchmarking & Best Practices Conference. More than 600 attendees gathered for an intense two...
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How Marketing Impacts Talent Recruitment

by Shelly Otenbaker, president WayPoint Marketing Communications People are always on the move, and that’s especially true in their careers. One often-cited study1 from the Bureau...
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