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North American Plastics Industry Study: 2021 Summary Report

August 4, 2021 White Paper 12 min read
Authors:
Greg Alonso Damitha Bandara Ted Morgan Jon Wood Tim Erdmann

The results of Plante Moran’s 2021 North American Plastics Industry Study are in. Wondering what distinguishes top performers? Find our commentary and recommendations in the 2021 Summary Report.

Three business professionals reviewing the NAPIS study on a tablet.With the pandemic improving in the United States and bullish U.S. economic forecasts for 2021, plastics processors have an opportunity to capitalize on a strong post-pandemic recovery. But it’s not all smooth sailing, and processors will need to overcome key obstacles to meet expected demand.

Plante Moran’s North American Plastics Industry Study: 2021 Summary Report offers insights to help plastics processers rise to the challenges, optimize strategic and operational plans, and set realistic market-based performance targets.

The North American Plastics Industry Study: 2021 Summary Report covers:

  • Highlights from the North American Plastics Industry Study (NAPIS), Plante Moran’s proprietary benchmarking study of plastics processors.
  • Analysis of more than 150 data points across functions: strategy, operations, finance, sales and marketing, and HR.
  • Insights and strategic recommendations to help processors overcome near-term challenges and leverage post-pandemic recovery opportunities.

Download our analysis of the most comprehensive data set available for the North American plastics processing industry today.

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