MAPP is the information and benchmarking hub for plastics processors. Each year, MAPP releases 10-12 benchmarking reports and best practice handbooks to its membership. The data from these initiatives provide details to plastics industry leaders on dozens of topics that impact operations.
MAPP Plastics Industry Pulse Survey
To better understand the overall impact and future state of the plastics industry, MAPP is conducting a weekly Plastics Industry Pulse Survey. This 8-question survey takes less than one minute for leaders to complete, but gives insights into how the plastics industry is faring so far - and what executives are anticipating for the future. Participate each Monday morning through your personalized e-mail link to get the results sent to you every Wednesday.
This study closed May 31, 2020.
2020 North American Plastics Industry Study
Plante Moran & MAPP are conducting the North American Plastics Industry Study (NAPIS) the industry’s most comprehensive benchmarking study. This industry-leading study allows us to provide plastics processors with a data-based understanding of where you stand — and where you need to go to maintain a competitive advantage in the industry. Data points and analysis span key business functions, including strategy, operations, and finance. The metrics help highlight the health of your facility, with comparative data from more than 200 competing facilities.
This study will be open July 1, 2020.
Best Practices in Employee Engagement
According to Gallop, “Engaged employees are those who are involved in, enthusiastic about, and committed to their work and workplace.” Keeping your employees motivated, focused, and willing contributors at all levels of an organization is vital to competing. Organizations that have successfully connected to their employees can demonstrate higher productivity, better product quality, higher levels of customer satisfaction, and safer workplaces.
To celebrate our members and share employee engagement best practices, MAPP is collecting stories and strategies that exemplify employee engagement and retention. Share with us one or two unique ways you are keeping your team engaged in this changing environment, along with any photos or videos.
This study is open June 1, 2020 through June 19, 2020.
The following reports and surveys have been completed and published in the last twelve months. These reports are available for purchase here.
MAPP publishes unique, timely and relevant content, which often varies from year to year. However, some data and business information is critical and requires annual or bi-annual reporting. Below are the surveys that MAPP conducts on a regular basis to provide members with the more up-to-date data available:
The report is available to survey participants and MAPP members only. The Machine Rate Report for injection molders includes inputs from hundreds of plastics industry executives in regard to their machine rates. This year's report includes updated and new data, including: