Learning from the Best: Building a Better Training Program

by Elizabeth Stevens, contributing writer Plastics Business In the plastics industry, as in every industry, people are among a company’s most valuable assets. Three companies in...

Quote, Price and Close Work Orders the Right Way

by Nick Knight, Senior Director of Customer Services Global Shop Solutions Every manufactured part has a story – the story of how something is made, how...

Increase Profits and Opportunities for Growth with Data-Driven Process Cooling

by Al Fosco, Marketing Manager Frigel North America   Business-savvy plastics processors have long leveraged process cooling to gain a competitive advantage. And now, with readily available...

How to Become a Plastics Guru: What You Need to Know

by Jeremy Williams, Trainer/Consultant RJG, Inc. There are those who are good at what they do, and then there are those who are the absolute best....

Plastics Processors Continue to Boost Compensation for Workers

by Ashley (Turrell) Burleson, membership and analytics manager MAPP When comparing wage data from 2017 to 2018, more than 75% of jobs in the US plastics...

Year-End Tax Planning Opportunities

by Michael J. Devereux II, CPA, CMP Mueller Prost The holidays are here. For many, this means spending time with family and friends to recall good...

Productivity and Prioritization

by Dianna Brodine, managing editor Plastics Business On my bulletin board at work, I have a small business card-sized reminder. It reads, “There’s no point in...
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MAPP Hosts Record-Breaking 2018 Benchmarking and Best Practices Conference The Manufacturers Association for Plastics Processors (MAPP) brought nearly 600 manufacturing professionals to Indianapolis Oct. 10...

2018 Benchmarking conference Brings 600 Manufacturing Leaders to Indianapolis

The Manufacturers Association for Plastics Processors (MAPP) brought nearly 600 manufacturing professionals to Indianapolis from October 10-12, 2018. MAPP held the record-breaking 2018 Benchmarking...

If You Can’t Convince Them, Confuse Them

by Chris Kuehl, managing director Armada Corporate Intelligence It often has been remarked there are two things that nobody should ever watch being made – sausage...
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