Sharpening Those Leadership Skills

by Dianna Brodine, managing editor, Plastics Business I’ve been thinking a lot about leadership these days. Some of that has been driven by the article...

We Got What We Wanted…Now What?

by Chris Kuehl, managing director, Armada Corporate Intelligence For the last few months, I have been back on the road giving talks – a welcome...

Protecting Workers in a Post-Pandemic Manufacturing Environment

by Angela Courtwright, attorney, Ice Miller LLP As famous Greek philosopher stated, “Change is the only constant in life.” This observation could not be truer...

Association News: 2021 Issue 3

Plastics Business Welcome New MAPP Sponsors  Fortify was created to break the cycle of long lead times and inferior materials in traditional manufacturing. The company was...

An Honest Assessment of the CRM Software Utilized in the Manufacturing Industry

by Ian Gjertson, analyst, MAPP Discovering and establishing new relationships can be complicated but are a prerequisite for attaining sales growth and sustainability. In addition...
Hazard Labels

Six Things Manufacturers Should Do with Safety Data Sheets

by Liz Stevens, writer, Plastics Business Per OSHA, the Hazard Communication Standard (HCS or Haz-Com) requires chemical manufacturers, distributors or importers to provide safety data...

Leaders Never Stop Learning: The “Building Leaders of Character” Program

by Dianna Brodine, managing editor, Plastics Business The United States military is unarguably one of the nation’s greatest leadership training grounds, and West Point is...

The View from 30 Feet: Competitive Nature Improves Quality at Dymotek

By Liz Stevens, writer, Plastics Business “What’s the score?” That question, asked by sports and game fans worldwide, reveals a lot about the human tendency...

No-Cost Energy Assessments Offered by DOE’s Industrial Assessment Center

by Liz Stevens, writer, Plastics Business The US Department of Energy, through its Industrial Assessment Centers (IACs), offers no-cost expert assessments to small- and medium-sized...

Automating Processes Beyond the Production Floor

by Hallie Forcinio, writer, Plastics Business Automating sales, scheduling, mold tracking and mold qualification processes saves time, reduces staffing demands, improves accuracy and efficiency and...

NPE2021 News