Community for Plastics Professionals
Do you plan to invest in automation equipment next year?
Who are you voting for?
Industry 4.0 was a ubiquitous theme at K 2016. How important is this technology for your business?
Are you going to K 2016?
What is the biggest challenge facing the plastics processing industry today?
Disregarding all other qualities and flaws of the presidential candidates, who do you think would best represent the interests of the plastics industry and manufacturing overall?
Milacron has reported solid Q2 earnings and revenue, despite a soft macroeconomic environment. How is your business doing so far in 2016?
In her article, "When self-driving cars fail their driver’s test—and their drivers," Clare Goldsberry is skeptical of the potential of driverless cars to appeal to consumers. Do you agree?
Do you expect the UK's Brexit vote to have a negative effect on your business?
A new OSHA rule requires companies to provide injury and illness data, even if they are not under investigation. It has been called a “threat to the modern shop floor.” Do you agree?
Will the Trans-Pacific Partnership benefit the U.S. plastics industry?
The plastics processor industry continues to offer growth opportunities for many (if not all) processors in 2016, according to a Plante Moran study. Is growth in your company’s forecast this year?
Campbell Soup is the latest corporation to accede to demands from activist organizations to make its products “safer” and/or “more sustainable.” How do you think companies should react to activist pressure?
Will the thaw in relations with Cuba open up notable business opportunities for the plastics industry?
Would you be in favor of using the H-1B visa program, or something similar, to allow highly skilled foreign workers to fill vacant manufacturing jobs?
Whose policies are best for the plastics industry and for manufacturing, in general?
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