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MAPP Sponsors

MAPP is honored to have over 64 leading industry organizations that provide goods and services to MAPP members. These organizations are corporate sponsors who provide incredible support to MAPP. Those organizations listed below are ones who have selected to have their programs listed in this section of the website many of whom are at MAPP’s highest sponsoring levels. We encourage every member to investigate how our sponsors can impact their business!

To learn about our other sponsors, see our Cost Reduction Programs.

Aurora Plastics

Aurora Plastics, LLC offers the highest quality products and great service to customers looking for the very best polymer solutions. Our broad product portfolio is used for various applications, and we specialize in collaborating with you to find a customized solution to meet your needs. We back that up with an engineering technology service team that is best-in-class. That means when you have an idea, we’ll work with you to make it happen.

Beaumont

Beaumont exists with one mission: to revolutionize the plastic injection molding industry. We have earned our reputation as an industry leader and innovator by continually challenging accepted industry standards and never accepting ‘good enough’. We are a full-service partner for OEMs, custom molders, tool shops, material suppliers, and nearly all other companies involved in the development or manufacturing of injection-molded plastic parts. We can either provide consultative support to help you make your plastic part better, education and training to teach you how to make your plastic part better OR we can most likely just mold your plastic part for you

The Conair Group

Conair (www.conairgroup.com) is a leading supplier of auxiliary equipment for plastics processors, offering over 450 individual products that solve problems, save energy, cut waste and are easy to use. These products include resin drying systems, blenders, feeders and material conveying systems, temperature-control equipment and granulators. Extrusion systems include line-control systems, film and sheet scrap-reclaim systems and downstream equipment for pipe and profile extrusion. Leading the charge in Industry 4.0 solutions, Conair’s cloud-based SmartServices™ connects your auxiliary equipment on a single dashboard. This dashboard lets you view the machines in your plant while quickly making you aware of alarm conditions and maintenance reminders

DELMIAWorks

MAPP has considered DELMIAWorks (formerly IQMS) a valuable partner for more than a decade. DELMIAWorks manufacturing ERP and MES solution offers a comprehensive, extended system for all your plastics manufacturing needs. From the shop floor to accounting, quality, EDI, CRM, and more, DELMIAWorks offers tools and features to help plastics manufacturers overcome the challenges they face every day. Real-time production monitoring, multi-level BOMs, detailed finite scheduling, multi-tool and family-tool functionality, regrind usage and consumption management, and many more features that fit uniquely into plastics manufacturing. Learn why more than half of MAPP members choose DELMIAWorks over other ERP solutions at https://www.solidworks.com/delmiaworksmanufacturing-erp.

Epicor

Plastics manufacturers face increasing demands for improved quality, efficiency, on-time delivery, pricing, and cost control, as well as increased growth and demand of products across all markets. As a result, manufacturers are looking for better ways to manage raw materials, improve production efficiency, tighten delivery schedules, and increase profits. Epicor provides proven enterprise resource planning (ERP) and manufacturing execution system (MES) software solutions to help meet the unique challenges of manufacturing businesses that focus on injection molding, thermal forming, extrusion, and similar complex manufacturing capabilities. Epicor solutions are available in the cloud or on-premises.

Frigel 

The constant search for ever more efficient and sustainable engineering solutions guides our imagination and our every effort. In Frigel, we are experts in refrigeration, but also profound connoisseurs of the client's business and, above all, of its industrial processes. This dual experience allows us to identify opportunities for improvement that lies behind the reduction of the cooling times of the processes, allowing us to design ad-hoc solutions for each process, ensuring a consistent increase in the productivity of each application and improving profitability.

But this is not enough for us. In our technical choices, there is always the premise of combining this improvement in performance with an indispensable reduction of the environmental impact. Sustainability is today a crucial principle of our ability to imagine and innovate. This is in Frigel's DNA.

Grainger

MAPP has a National Accounts Agreement with Grainger, the leading business-to-business distributor of maintenance, repair, and operating (MRO) supplies. The Agreement, which will allow MAPP Partners to gain National Accounts-level discounts, will provide members with the opportunity to SAVE BIG!

Harbour Results

Harbour Results, Inc., (HRI) is a trusted advisor to the manufacturing industry that helps businesses transform operations and develop a roadmap to maintain financial and operational success. We work to enable growth, executive change and resolve issues affecting short-term sustainability, near-term viability and long-term success of manufacturers.

Ice Miller LLP

Ice Miller LLP provides practical, comprehensive advice to plastics industry businesses throughout the nation. From labor and employment to corporate counseling, creditor rights and asset protection, our plastics team provides advice tailored to our customer’s specific needs.

INCOE

INCOE Hot Runner Systems are the heart of the injection molding process, managing and controlling Melt Logistics® inside the mold. For over 65 years, plastic injection molders for all markets have come to rely on the technology, service, filling simulation and onsite technical support that INCOE provides. INCOE’s innovative hot runner systems and creative solutions help ensure customers remain productive and competitive. Our global commitment is to be your partner, producing value in your process, and ultimately delivering satisfaction where it counts.

LS MTRON

The goal of LS injection molding machines is to meet and exceed the technology and quality requirements of all customers in the global market. We (in partnership with our customers) will expand entry into advanced markets with continuous technology and quality innovation that consistently creates value for our customers. This will lead to high and consistent earnings growth by anticipating and understanding market needs in advance and leveraging this knowledge and insight as an indicator to drive technology, leadership and innovation within the global market without ceasing. Beginning with the development of Korea’s first direct compression injection molding machines, LS has always put the customer first from customer-focused and dedicated injection molding machine technology such as two-platen injection molding machines for molders of light guide plates and mobile phones to multi-color injection molding and ultimately to full-electric injection molding machines which are the fruit of the most advanced technology.

M. Holland

M. Holland is a leading international distributor of thermoplastic resins, providing suppliers with the most strategic channels to market, offering innovative sourcing and supply chain solutions to its clients, and helping people lead rewarding careers. Since 1950, a deep commitment to personal relationships has formed the core of the company’s heritage, its culture and its vision.

MBS Advisors

MBS provides mergers and acquisitions advisory, investment banking, recruiting and executive search services for molders, plastics processors and other engineered component manufacturers in North America, Europe and Asia. MBS has advised on over 135 successful M&A transactions involving plastics processors. In addition, the firm’s plastics recruiting practice places people at all levels of the organization chart with a focus on mid-to-upper-level professionals and executive leadership.

PCS Company

PCS Company has been providing trusted tooling and mold solution products and to the plastics industry for over 60 Years. We have standard products in-stock and ready to ship and we can build a wide variety of custom components. Our Industry Experts and warehouses are located nationwide to provide immediate support to our customers. We also host a variety of expert product/process training webinars and classes. Our selection of innovative molding solution products will help increase productivity and profitability for plastic processors.

Plante Moran

As a plastics manufacturer, you need more than a service provider. Plante Moran’s accountants and consultants provide valuable market insights, backed by decades of plastics industry experience and our proprietary benchmarking data. What does this mean for you? Vision and confidence. We can assess your current market position, provide direction on how to balance competing priorities and help you achieve your growth goals and expand to new markets.

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PolySource

With a reputation for problem-solving, PolySource is a top choice for resin distribution. PolySource is a trusted name in the plastics industry, providing dynamic material solutions to help customers secure the best resin for market-specific applications. The brilliance lies with “The Fixers,” which showcases a deep knowledge of polymer material and a passion for helping others; that is what makes PolySource the valued partner customers want. To learn more about PolySource, visit us at www.polysource.net.
We are Distributors. We are Consultants. We are the Fixers.

Progressive Components

New innovations from Progressive Components reduce molding downtime. Progressive has set global standards for exclusive mold components, mold monitoring devices and software, and now solutions for throughout the molding facility.

RJG

RJG has been a recognized international leader in injection molding training and technology for over 35 years. They offer custom, end-to-end injection molding solutions to help organizations transform their operations through increasing efficiency, reducing waste, and producing higher quality products faster. RJG’s deep passion and knowledge of plastic allows them to provide unmatched customer experience and success through a unique combination of award-winning training, innovative technology and expert consulting. Improve quality. Reduce waste. Save money. Mold smart.

Routsis

Routsis Training offers the absolute fastest, most effective way to train one employee or an entire production workforce. By offering complete onsite setup and implementation by plastics industry experts, Routsis Training provides everything a company needs to get going and succeed. The RightStart™ process is the critical factor to the development, improvement, and maintenance of any employees’ skills.

Stout

Stout is a global investment bank and advisory firm specializing in corporate finance, transaction advisory, valuation, financial disputes, claims, and investigations.

Stout’s Investment Banking group is a leading provider of M&A advisory services in the Plastics sector with expertise covering the full spectrum of processes, product categories, and end markets. Our professionals have significant experience assisting plastics companies with an evaluation of all available strategic and financial alternatives.

Tekscape

Tekscape provides comprehensive technology solutions for small to medium-sized manufacturers. Our engineers specialize in corporate IT, networks, systems, cloud computing, security, and collaboration. We provide 24x7x365 technical and security support via a collaborative hybrid inside/outside model or via complete outsourcing. Our main value proposition: Maintaining production uptime and a secure manufacturing environment.

Vive, LLC

Vive, LLC provides professional marketing services for manufacturing companies and service providers in the plastics and metals industry. We take a strategic approach to learning your company’s purpose for being in business — your WHY. Using our own registered Zweck Analysis®, Vive tailors a unique marketing strategy specific to your company and its growth goals.
Our personal attention to each client quickly results in a fruitful relationship as Vive becomes more than a marketing firm, but an extension of your team.

WayPoint Marketing Communications

WayPoint Marketing Communications partners with small- to medium-sized businesses to help them reach their goals through smart, well-thought-out marketing and communication activities. We take a strategic approach to understanding your key challenges and work as your partner to determine the best course of action to achieve your goals. WayPoint is your trusted advisor, providing the knowledge, experience and skill sets needed to establish and implement marketing communications and talent retention and acquisition strategies that drive results.

Wittmann Battenfeld

Wittmann Battenfeld is the leading global manufacturer and supplier of plastics processing equipment, with award-winning performance and support. The company’s “one-stop shop” offering includes a complete range of innovative robot automation and injection molding machine technology, along with auxiliary equipment for material conveying, blending, drying, granulating, extrusion, heating and cooling, for individual work cells to fully integrated system solutions. Everything from a single source!

Yushin

Yushin America specializes in robots for take-out and pack-out applications. Their world-class robots are the most reliable in the industry and are available in a multitude of configurations at prices that fit your budget. Yushin’s End-Of-Arm Tools, conveyors, safety guards and custom automation perfectly complement their industry-hardened robotics. Their experienced sales and service staff are strategically located throughout the United States and Mexico to provide support as you need it.