This year's MAPP's Benchmarking and Best Practices Conference provides no-nonsense business exchanges. These are designed to deliver impacting information. Senior executives in the plastics manufacturing industry are using this forum to accomplish goals that help plastics companies improve operations.

The conference is designed to connect all plastic injection molding businesses with support and advice from experts in areas like merger and acquisitions, recruiting, employee retention and much more. The conference delivers the industry's best statistical information available today. This makes it possible for injection molding companies to acquire and adjust to the most current market conditions, to improve operational efficiency and more.

Additional Conference Advantages for Injection Molders

Businesses inherently understand the need to quickly adjust with marketplace conditions, while continually improving operational efficiency.

The heart of this year’s Benchmarking and Best Practices conference is addressing: 

  • Leadership 
  • Operational Best Practices
  • Financial Benchmarks 
  • Sales and Marketing 
  • Impact of Employees 
  • Bottom-line 

Over 500 plastics professionals will converge in Indianapolis, IN, on October 22-23.  Conference Committee members have created a schedule full of expert presentations for injection molding experts which include the best networking opportunities in this industry.

Injection Molder Conference theme focuses on "The Power of Influence"

Inspire, motivate and educate injection molding company managers on how to improve the positive influence they have on the people around them. Becoming better is not something that just happens; good leaders continually work to enhance and educate in order to improve overarching performances.

Some of the leading-edge inspirational influences will be delivered by speakers such as;

Dr. Chris Kuehl; 

Co-founder and managing director of Armada Corporate Intelligence, this economic analyst worked for the Fabricators and Manufacturers Association. As chief economist for the National Association for Credit Management - and author of NACM’s monthly Credit Managers Index, Dr. Kuehl is uniquely tuned with the economic indicators that drive business behaviors. Known for information-packed and data-driven presentations, he blends humor with detailed forecasts of economic trends. Dr. Kuehl will entertain and inform on how political, economic, and social forces will impact the injection molding industry manufacturing businesses. 

Jeff Mengel specializes in injection molding, mold building and related services.  Mengel offers 30 years of operational and strategic planning, inventory control, scheduling, forecasting and costing.  He offers tax planning and financial statement preparation as well.  Mengel leads the Plante & Moran Plastics Industry Team’s North American Survey of the Plastics Industry – a predominant survey delivering a statistical analysis of the plastics industry. 

Joseph Grenny is a four-time New York Times bestselling author.  As a dynamic keynote speaker known for leading social scientists in business performance,  Grenny delivers engaging keynotes at major conferences including the HSM World Business Forum at Radio City Music Hall. Grenny's work has been translated into 28 languages, is available in 36 countries. His thirty years of social science research with goals accomplished that helped leaders and organizations achieve new levels of performance. He is known for having helped more than one million people - 300 of the Fortune 500 companies in 36 countries to accomplish a change in basic human behavior.

Kindra Hall is a fierce advocate for the power of storytelling. She educates her audiences on how to persuade, connect, engage, and impact with groups needing influence and leadership.

Recognizing the need for carefully crafted, well-told stories in business and professional branding, Hall has blended her years of traditional training with the modern demand for effective reporting. She works with CEOs of INC 100 fastest growing companies and with the country’s largest non-profit organizations to enhance their messaging. This increases both reach and revenue through strategic storytelling.  Kindra Hall is author of the book, Otherwise Untold: A Collection of Stories Most People Would Keep to Themselves, winner of the 2014 Storytelling World Award, and was a collaborating author on the book “The Entrepreneur Roller Coaster” by New York Times bestselling author, Darren Hardy. 

Troy Nix serves as executive director of the MAPP organization. He will also guide as the Master of Ceremonies for the 2014 Benchmarking Conference. Known for his spirit, enthusiasm and belief in American manufacturing, Nix will deliver an opening address focusing on lessons in leadership and human perseverance.  This year's message will also reflect on the importance of aggressively pursuing the endeavors of becoming a better leader, a better manager and better organizational contributor. 

At Crescent Industries we support only the best approaches and practices to serve and advance our customers. Learn more about Crescent Industries injection molding process and advanced technologies to manufacturing plastic components and devices.

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