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.
2021 Wage & Salary Report
This study closed July 31, 2021.
MAPP Quarterly Pulse Report
MAPP is conducting a Quarterly Pulse Report through 2021.
Participants will receive the final report in their inboxes when it is published. Additionally, those who did not participate in the survey will be able to purchase the report here.
This study closed October 15, 2021.
2021 Machine Rate Report
The purpose of the 2021 Machine Rate Report is to provide executives who operate in the plastics processing industry with benchmarking data for machine rates, markups for added services and capabilities, and a variety of other benchmarks for injection molders. The original machine rate survey was introduced to the plastics processing industry in 2014 and is extensively evaluated and updated before each new launch with the guidance of a committee comprised of senior-level leaders in the plastics industry.
Click here to preview and purchase the 2021 Machine Rate Report.
This study closed September 30, 2021.
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:
We strongly believe that data is an important part of plastics processors achieving success, and we are excited to announce that MAPP is continuing to evolve its benchmarking deliverables to members by partnering with Harbour Results, Inc. to create a unique tool - MAPP Plastics Benchmarking.
MAPP members are able to access an annual study focused on a broad range of topics including financial, business performance, operations, safety, HR, sales and marketing and forecasting. The information gathered during this study will be compiled with information previously collected by MAPP to generate outputs that will help the U.S.-based plastics processors make better, more informed decisions.