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May 23, 2019 White Paper 12 min read

Is momentum slowing for plastics processors? Download the NAPIS 2019 Summary Report for our latest assessment of the plastics processing industry, best practices and attributes of top performers, and strategies to help business leaders position for growth.

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If momentum slows for plastics processors, is it better to invest in growth or focus on reducing risk? The North American Plastics Industry Study (NAPIS) shows lowering margins, flattening productivity and utilization, but improving balance sheets. After 10 years of positive performance improvements, a dip in expansion must push plastics processors to carefully balance growth investments against risk reduction strategies.

Prepare for change

Download your copy of North American Plastics Industry Study: 2019 Summary Report for our latest assessment of the plastics processing industry. This summary report contains:

  • Highlights from NAPIS, Plante Moran’s proprietary benchmarking study of North American plastics processors
  • Commentary on the state of the plastics processing industry and analysis of data points spanning key business functions, such as strategy, operations, and finance
  • Strategic recommendations to help you maintain market position and exploit growth opportunities
  • Reshoring opportunities as cost differentials narrow between offshore and North American production

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