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by aturrell
Wed May 29, 2019 10:29 am
Forum: Business
Topic: Moving Injection Molding Machines
Replies: 2
Views: 855

Moving Injection Molding Machines

We have a MAPP member that is looking for advice and best practices for moving injection molding machines. Currently, they are about to move 10+ machines within their facility. They are looking for best practices/do's & dont's/ and "gotcha's" from others who have had to move their machines in the pa...
by aturrell
Wed Apr 03, 2019 8:46 am
Forum: Business
Topic: Published Press Rates
Replies: 3
Views: 1645

Re: Published Press Rates

Hi Gary,

MAPP will be launching its Machine Rate Study in about two weeks - the final report will include a breakdown by industry and by geographic region as well. I'll be sure you are on those communications when the study goes live!

Best,

Ashley Turrell
by aturrell
Mon Feb 25, 2019 2:16 pm
Forum: Job Openings
Topic: Plastics Processing Engineer
Replies: 0
Views: 886

Plastics Processing Engineer

About Us: Buckhorn, a Myers Industries, Inc. company (NYSE: MYE), is one of North America’s leading providers of reusable plastic packaging systems, helping customers in the manufacturing, distribution and food industries improve supply chain performance and reduce material handling costs. Facility ...
by aturrell
Thu Jan 31, 2019 10:15 pm
Forum: Business
Topic: USTR Injection Mold Duty Exemption
Replies: 3
Views: 1544

Re: USTR Injection Mold Duty Exemption

Hi Travis, During a recent peer networking session, MAPP sponsor and counsel, Alan Rothenbuecher from Benesch, actually gave a brief update on this. I believe his advice was to push this back onto them. You can get the recording of this here: https://www.mappinc.com/events/presidents-and-owners-peer...
by aturrell
Fri Nov 30, 2018 9:56 am
Forum: Business
Topic: IQMS Time & Attendance Module
Replies: 1
Views: 1403

Re: IQMS Time & Attendance Module

MAPP was able to put together an IQMS Users Matrix, in which members indicate their level of expertise with various IQMS modules, including Time and Attendance. I have attached a link to the matrix below. I encourage you to reach out to those who are experts in this module for feedback on their expe...
by aturrell
Fri Sep 21, 2018 9:04 am
Forum: Business
Topic: Coping strategies for 1st, 2nd and 3rd Shfit
Replies: 1
Views: 1302

Coping strategies for 1st, 2nd and 3rd Shfit

What are others doing in terms of manufacturing labor best practices as it relates to monetary and non-monetary incentives to attracting and maintaining talent (Coping strategies for 1st, 2nd and 3rd shifts)?
by aturrell
Fri Aug 03, 2018 2:43 pm
Forum: Business
Topic: Antitrust Lawsuit Filed Against Material Suppliers
Replies: 0
Views: 1233

Antitrust Lawsuit Filed Against Material Suppliers

A lawsuit has been filed against several material suppliers for unfair trade practices. A copy of the lawsuit can be found here: https://files.acrobat.com/a/preview/8918d89a-d23c-4604-b58a-c7cd52bb9b50 If your company directly purchased Isocyanates within the United States, its territories and the D...
by aturrell
Thu May 24, 2018 2:20 pm
Forum: Materials
Topic: Looking to purchase virgin, bottle-grade PET
Replies: 0
Views: 1653

Looking to purchase virgin, bottle-grade PET

A MAPP Member is interested in finding someone who is selling virgin, bottle-grade PET. They are looking for 250-500lb of the material. If you can help, please respond to this post or email aturrell@mappinc.com.

Thank you,
Ashley Burleson
by aturrell
Wed Mar 21, 2018 5:04 pm
Forum: Business
Topic: Vacation
Replies: 5
Views: 4505

Re: Vacation

According to MAPP's Wage and Salary study, the majority of companies max out at 3 weeks vacation. About 90 percent of those who offering three weeks of vacation time require employees to work there for at least 5 years or more. I would be happy to send you the breakdown from the report if you'd like...
by aturrell
Tue Mar 13, 2018 10:23 am
Forum: Materials
Topic: Noryl HMC 1010 Black
Replies: 0
Views: 1770

Noryl HMC 1010 Black

MAPP Member Legacy Custom Plastics is looking for Noryl HMC 1010 - Black, needed ASAP!

They are looking for as much as 4,000lbs but any amount would be helpful. If you are able to help, please reach out to Darryl Crowe at darryl@legacycustomplastics.com