Benchmarking Conference to Feature Game-Changing Sessions

Benchmarking Conference to Feature Game-Changing Sessions

Plastics Business

Increase knowledge on a variety of industry/work-related topics at the 2016 Benchmarking and Best Practices Conference hosted by the Manufacturers Association of Plastics Processors (MAPP) on Oct. 13-14 at the JW Marriott in downtown Indianapolis, Indiana.

The conference’s theme – PERSEVERANCE, THE SECRET OF ALL SUCCESS – is designed to inspire, motivate and educate processors on how to positively influence the people around them. Speakers at the conference include Troy Nix, MAPP exective director; Simon T. Bailey, of Simon T. Bailey International, Inc.; Bill Clement, a two-time Stanley Cup Champion; and Lt. Col. Rob Waldman (ret.), “The Wingman.”

During Game Changer Sessions, industry executives and leading experts will be on hand to share information and data while facilitiating discussions, cross talk and question and answer sessions. Conference attendees will attend two 35-minute sessions. Topics may include:

  • Optimizing the Working Environment through Culture
  • Tax Incentive Programs
  • New Department of Labor Rules
  • Component Suppliers to System Suppliers – Adding Value to the Supply Chain
  • Training Best Practices
  • Using Metrics to Manage (OEE)
  • 4DX Execution
  • Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Best-in-Class Sales Processes
  • Impact of 3D Printing Technology

Registration is $775 for MAPP Members and $995 for nonmembers. Groups of four MAPP Members or more can register for $675 each. For more information, including registration and hotel reservations, visit