Surviving an OSHA Inspection

Coordinated by Liz Stevens, contributing writer, Plastics Business Chris Whitehorne, director of safety at professional services company US Compliance, shares his extensive, valuable knowledge and...

When You See a Fork in the Road, Take It

by Chris Kuehl, managing director, Armada Corporate Intelligence Yogi Berra’s wise words resonate more these days than ever. We are in a topsy-turvy world: The...

What’s Up with Inflation These Days?

by Chris Kuehl, managing director, Armada Corporate Intelligence By now every commodity category one can think of has been experiencing dramatic price hikes. Oil is...

Brand Protection for Plastics Molders: New Strategies for Anti-Counterfeit Security

by Scott R. Sabreen, president The Sabreen Group, Inc. Counterfeiting is a worldwide epidemic. Many plastic goods are manufactured in a different region than they are...

Focus on Lead Times: Using QRM to Get Ahead

by Lara Copeland, contributing editor Plastics Business Over 30 years ago, at a time when a new home in the US cost an average of $90,000...

The Next Generation in Plastics Leadership

by Dianna Brodine Profile   Winter  2010 For new leaders to the plastics industry, the playing field and competitive landscape are much different from that in...
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MAPP MAPP Expands with New Members MAPP's leadership team welcomes the following new members: Corning, Inc. (California) Ames Industries, Inc. (Pennsylvania) Cumberland Plastic Solutions, LLC (Alabama) ...

We Don’t Need to Assess Our Operations – We Are Doing Great!

by Laurie Harbour-Felax The majority of the readers of this publication, along with a majority of other manufacturing companies throughout the country, have probably repeated...

Creating Accountable Teams

Plastics Business Manufacturing has changed dramatically since Nicolet Plastics was founded in the mid-1980s. That was especially true in 2009 as the American economy faltered...

From Melting to Molding — Analytical Techniques to Support Process Optimization and Quality Control...

by Mettler Toledo . Click Thumbnails to View Quality issues in injection-molded products can range from purely cosmetic to serious structural defects that affect product performance and...

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