MAPP Welcomes New Board Members for 2024

Press release submitted on behalf of MAPP. 

The Manufacturers Association for Plastics Processors, Indianapolis, Indiana, is excited to announce the appointment of its new board members for 2024. This diverse and accomplished group of individuals brings a wealth of experience, expertise, and innovative perspectives that will contribute to the continued success and growth of the MAPP association.

The newly appointed board members are:

  • Rodney Davenport, Vice President, CH3 Solutions LLC
    “Joining the MAPP board gives me the ultimate resource to elevate my business and leadership skills in the plastics industry.”
  • Matt Fish, President, Vital Plastics
  • Jeff Ignatowski, President, Champion Plastics
    “I’m honored to be part of the MAPP Board of Directors. Over the years I have found the association to be vital source of information and forum for networking. I look forward to contributing to the MAPP membership and the plastics industry.”
  • Jason Long, National Sales Manager, Wittmann Battenfeld
    “Ever since we at Wittmann joined MAPP, I have been extremely impressed with the camaraderie between the members. The effort each member puts in to help one another is so refreshing and I look forward to personally helping more in this new role.”
  • Chip Owen, CEO, D&M Plastics LLC
    “D&M Plastics has been MAPP member for more than 10 years, and we have improved our performance significantly by taking advantage of MAPP’s benchmarking reports, cost reduction programs, networking opportunities, supplier relationships and events. Joining the MAPP board will give us the opportunity to give a little bit back in exchange for all we have received.”

MAPP also would like to extend immense gratitude to the Board members who have completed their terms. Brendan Cahill, PTG Silicones; Jim Eberle, MXL Industries (ret.); Glen Fish, Golden State Assembly Services, LLC; Chris Parillo, Yushin; and George Hauser, Vital Plastics (ret.); have all made a lasting impact in the plastics industry through their time on the MAPP Board. MAPP is grateful for their service and the time they dedicated to the association.

“We are thrilled to welcome such a distinguished group of professionals to our board. Each member brings a unique set of skills and experiences that align with our strategic goals and vision for the future,” said Troy Nix, Executive Director. “We believe that their insights will be instrumental in steering our association towards new heights of success.”

The new board members will join an already accomplished team, working to address key challenges, and ensure the MAPP association and its members remain at the forefront of innovation.

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About MAPP
Established in 1997, the Manufacturers Association for Plastic Processors is managed by plastics business leaders and has over 450 member companies nationwide. The association works to provide manufacturers with bottom-line impacting programs, networking and additional beneficial services.