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The MAPP Plastic Industry Discussion Forum allows members to rapidly communicate with each other. Post both questions and answers to questions that other MAPP members have about any industry topic from material and process issues to R&E Tax Credits and other business issues.

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Posted:  29 Dec 2017 16:17
I am looking for a benchmark on industry standard scrap/rejects as a percent of sales. does anyone know of a report or have an idea of what the standard is?

Christopher Everett
Posted:  29 Dec 2017 17:25
Christopher, MAPP has information on PPMs as reported by the customer which is documented by size processor sales size.

I will have the report emailed to you.

I know that Plante & Moran was going to do a survey focused on scrap as there is a wide variety of procedures that processors us to measure and track this percentage.  I will reach out to Jeff Mengel to see if a study has been done.


Troy Nix
Posted:  02 Jan 2018 20:59
Thank you Troy!
Posted:  04 Jan 2018 17:39
Plante & Moran are going to execute a scrap study, and we told their team that we would like to work on promoting it so that we have ample data.

Please stand-by.

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