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2017 ARPM State of the Rubber Industry

Date: February 28, 2017

ARPM's annual State of the Rubber Industry Report analyzes nearly 40 different economic indicators to understand the current landscape of the rubber industry. The report covers fourth quarter performance, sales, backlog, off-shoring, customer demands, resin pricing, previous year performance, along with forecasts and expectations for 2017.

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2017 Health and Benefits Report

Date: June 22, 2017

This report includes input from 76 rubber products manufacturers across the United States, and covers trends in health insurance; vision, dental and life insurance; as well as retirement and other benefits currently being offered by manufacturers.

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2017 Overhead Costs

Date: December 8, 2017

A handout highlighting finding from APRM's 2017 Overhead Cost Benchmarking Study. This study was conducted to better understand how rubber product manufacturers are calculating their overhead costs and what percentage of cost is associated with overhead.

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2017 Wage and Salary Report

Date: October 18, 2017

The 2017 report includes compensation information for over 60 different job functions commonly found in rubber manufacturing organizations, as well as information on shift differentials, vacation and PTO, and overtime.

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2018 ARPM Drugs in the Workplace

Date: April 16, 2018

The 2018 Drugs in the Workplace Report is a 189-page report that includes analysis of inputs from over 110 US manufacturers in regards to their organization's drug policies. Topics highlighted include legality of marijuana, type of testing conducted, drugs screened during testing, accident documentation, company EAPs and adaptations due to the current opioid crisis. Along with an analysis of findings, the report includes 48 unique drug policies submitted by manufacturers. These policies have been scrubbed of company-identifying information and serve as a benchmark and inspiration for those organizations looking to update, improve or implement a drug policy in their establishment.

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2018 State of the Rubber Industry

Date: February 8, 2018

ARPM's annual State of the Rubber Industry Report analyzes nearly 40 different economic indicators to understand the current landscape of the rubber industry. The report covers fourth quarter performance, sales, backlog, off-shoring, customer demands, resin pricing, previous year performance, along with forecasts and expectations for 2018.

Member price: $209.00
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2018 Wage and Salary

Date: September 20, 2018

This report provides information on over 60 job titles specific to the rubber industry, as well as additional operational benchmarks.  Throughout this report, data is analyzed and broken up in a variety of different ways to allow companies to benchmark their operations against others. To help rubber companies quickly understand particular baseline data points specific to their organization, this report includes a breakdown by annual sales revenue category with data points and analysis located throughout the report.

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HR Attendance Policies Handbook

Date: June 14, 2016

ARPM collected 35 attendance policies from polymer companies and compiled them into one concise document along with a brief summary of trends.

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Inside Rubber Fall 2018

Date: October 15, 2018

The 2018 Inside Rubber Fall Issue has arrived!

Inside you will find articles on the following topics:

  • Important Factors for Driving Future Business Success - pg 16
  • R&D Tax Credit Rewards Rubber Processors - pg 22
  • 10 High-Impact, Low-Cost Ways to Drive Higher Levels of Employee Engagement -pg 28

And so much more!

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Safety Best Practices Book

Date: July 24, 2018

Compilation of members safety best practices.

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