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MAPP Sponsors

MAPP is honored to have over 46 leading industry organizations who provide goods and services to MAPP members. These organizations are corporate sponsors who provide incredible support to MAPP. Those organizations listed below are ones who have selected to have their programs listed in this section of the website many of whom are at MAPP’s highest sponsoring levels. We encourage every member to investigate how our sponsors can impact their business!

To learn about our other sponsors, see our Cost Reduction Programs.

ASACLEAN

ASACLEAN™ is the worldwide-leader in commercial purging compounds. Their product line features mechanical, chemical, & hybrid grades that are scientifically-engineered for optimal performance based on your process and resins. Asaclean™ purges are optimized for injection molding, extrusion, film & sheet, blow-molding, & blown-film applications. Asaclean™ benefits include: faster changeovers/reduced downtime, effective removal of color/carbon contamination, reduced screw-pulls, lower scrap/reject rate, increased productivity and greater cost savings. Manufactured and distributed by Sun Plastech, Inc., Asaclean™ products are backed by the technology and resources of parent organization, Asahi Kasei Group. For more information visit, www.asaclean.com.

Chem-Trend

Chem-Trend is a global manufacturer with production facilities on four continents, offices or representatives in over twenty countries and distribution coverage extending across more than fifty countries. Our Lusin® brand of purging compounds has been a trusted brand for over 50 years.

Frigel 

Frigel is the leader for Intelligent Process Cooling equipment & systems. Leading the way are internationally patented Ecodry adiabatic dry coolers and unique Microgel chillers, including two independent heated zones of temperature control in single, compact cabinets. Frigel also manufactures a complete line of modular air- and water-cooled central chillers, pumping systems, cap coolers and mold dehumidifiers. All central systems are completely engineered to match each application, including 3D CAD drawings & PID line schematics, plant layout and delivery considerations and expansion plans. Our latest digital control systems display all refrigeration- and water-side parameters and now include monitoring and recording of energy consumption. For 60+ years, Frigel has focused ONLY on process cooling with 8,000 successful installations worldwide. Frigel North America provides sales, engineering, service and parts for the US, Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean.

Grainger

MAPP has a National Accounts Agreement with Grainger, the leading business-to-business distributor of maintenance, repair, and operating (MRO) supplies. The Agreement, which will allow MAPP Partners to gain National Accounts-level discounts,will provide members with the opportunity to SAVE BIG!

Harbour Results

Experts in manufacturing, Harbour Results, Inc. help small-to-mid-sized plastics processors flex their business in order to achieve higher throughput, implement best practices and determine profitable business strategies. As a corporate sponsor of MAPP, HRI will provide an experienced advisor to address one specific need for a MAPP member company and will provide one day of free consulting (a value of $2,400) to review this challenge and provide input on how to improve in that specific area of the business.

INCOE

INCOE designs and manufactures hot runner systems driven by performance for the processing of all injection moldable plastic materials. A leader and pioneer in the plastics industry, INCOE’s original patented design was the first commercial hot runner nozzle available. The development and use of hot runner systems led to the global advancement of the injection molding process. By design, the hot runner system has been “eco-friendly” since inception with reduced material usage and waste by-products. A global company that is 100 percent USA family owned and operated. Incoe has a commitment to supporting the plastics industry, innovating new products and providing “best in class” service to customers. Supported by an experienced team of professionals in over 45 countries, our commitment is to quality, partnership and, most importantly, bringing the application-specific expertise that benefits you, our customer.

IQMS

MAPP has considered IQMS a valuable partner for nearly a decade. IQMS’ manufacturing ERP and MES solution, EnterpriseIQ, offers a comprehensive, extended system for all your plastics-specific needs. From the shop floor to accounting, quality, EDI, CRM and more, IQMS offers tools and features that solve your unique challenges, including real-time production monitoring, multi-level BOMs, detailed finite scheduling, multi-tool and family tool functionality, regrind usage and consumption features plus many more features that make them fit uniquely into plastics manufacturing.

MBS Advisors

MBS provides mergers and acquisitions advisory, investment banking, recruiting and executive search services for molders, plastics processors and other engineered component manufacturers in North America, Europe and Asia. MBS has advised over 100 successful M&A transactions involving plastics processors. In addition, MBS typically recruits/places more than 100 professionals every year with companies throughout the plastics industry. 

Paulson Training

Paulson Training Programs provides a broad range of interactive, technical training courses and expert-led seminars to the plastics industry. Paulson helps injection molders, extrusion processors, blow molders, thermoformers, part designers and many other plastics professionals grow and compete on a global scale. Founded on decades of expert knowledge, scientific based concepts, and hands-on technical experience, Paulson has helped over 5,000 companies and 50,000 plastics professionals implement results driven training. Plus, over 100 universities and colleges nationwide subscribe to and teach the Paulson method. A proven method that teaches processing from the “Plastics Point of View,” and from a vendor neutral approach. Successful Plastics companies consistently turn to Paulson when they need powerful, flexible and whole-based training solutions.

RJG

RJG is a recognized international leader in injection molding training and technology. Their unprecedented resources and support allow injection molders to implement Systematic Molding techniques to improve quality, productivity, and profitability. In all they do, RJG strives to help those in the injection molding industry succeed.

Stout

Stout is a leading independent advisory firm specializing in Investment Banking, Valuation Advisory, Dispute Consulting, and Management Consulting. Our clients and their advisors rely on our premier expertise, deep industry knowledge, and unparalleled responsiveness on complex financial matters. Stout’s Investment Banking Group focuses on mergers, acquisitions, and capital raising for privately-held businesses, and public companies. Our dedicated plastics industry practice includes experience with companies in the medical, packaging, industrial, and automotive markets and across various manufacturing and plastic processes. Stout has significant experience assisting companies with evaluation of all available strategic and financial alternatives. To learn more visit us at www.stoutadvisory.com

Progressive Components

Progressive Components is the only American owned, independently operated developer and distributor of componentry and software for the injection mold industry. From humble beginnings over twenty-five years ago, we’re appreciative of the opportunity to continue to develop new solutions to assist molders and mold builders.

We are pleased to present to you Version 12 of our Progressive Components catalog, where we have added 30 new products and 1200 items to our continuously growing product line:

  • Off-the-shelf Standard Components and an increased range of Mold-Ready Components.
  • Alignment Locks and Plate Sequence Control items, to help keep molds in production.
  • Standard Lifters, CamActions and Collapsible Core solutions offered for molding undercuts.
  • Expanded Mold Monitoring capabilities, from CV cycle counters to CVe Monitors, and the growing CVe Live platform, with System Cooling for monitoring a mold’s cooling circuits.
  • Toolroom Supplies and Software that help to advance mold maintenance and repair.

Items throughout our catalog are available in designer-verified, machine-ready CAD geometry for numerous 2D and 3D formats online. Also, customers can find design guidelines, technical information, product animations, videos, and many resource tools and calculators at procomps.com.

PolySource

PolySource provided solutions will save you money and increase your margins. PolySource, a supplier of engineering thermoplastic resins and solutions, is known by our customers as problem solvers. We provide solutions to problems related to all aspects of plastics engineering, including material selection, custom formulation development, process maximization, part design, part performance, tooling optimization, inventory, lead times, and cost competitiveness.

Vive, LLC

Vive, LLC provides marketing services for manufacturers with an emphasis in the plastics industry by focusing on advancing brands, business goals and the bottom line through strategic marketing.

Because your brand is more than just a logo, Vive takes a strategic approach to learn your company’s purpose for being in business. We go beyond what you manufacture. Vive developed and registered the Zweck Analysis® as a new approach to brand storytelling that uncovers a company’s unique WHY. Vive understands plastic processing and the vernacular with a network of professionals that provide the fuel to drive strategy.

Wittmann Battenfeld

Wittmann Battenfeld is the leading global manufacturer and supplier of plastics processing equipment, with award-winning performance and support. The company’s “one-stop shop” offering includes a complete range of innovative robot automation and injection molding machine technology, along with auxiliary equipment for material conveying, blending, drying, granulating, extrusion, heating and cooling, for individual work cells to fully integrated system solutions. Everything from a single source!

Yushin

Yushin America specializes in robots for take-out and pack-out applications. Their world-class robots are the most reliable in the industry and are available in a multitude of configurations at prices that fit your budget. Yushin’s End-Of-Arm Tools, conveyors, safety guards and custom automation perfectly compliment their industry-hardened robotics. Their experienced sales and service staffs are strategically located through-out the United States and Mexico to provide support as you need it.