Category: News

IOPP Webinar “Hiring and Workforce Trends in Packaging”

Get a big-picture view of the packaging employment landscape in our final webinar of the year! Dennis Gros, President of Gros Executive Recruiters, will provide insight into hiring managers’ decisions by revealing how overall business and economic trends have affected expectations of packaging professionals. Gros, who founded IoPP Benefactor Gros Executive Recruiters, serves as a senior consultant for the annual IoPP Salary Survey. He will analyze hiring trends in sales, design and production and discuss the need for business soft... more

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Institute of Packaging Professionals picks Jane Chase

Congratulations to the Institute of Packaging Professionals in naming Jane Chase as Executive Director.  News release from IoPP:  IoPP selects Jane Chase as new Executive Director  The Institute of Packaging Professionals has appointed Jane Chase, CPP, College of Fellows, as its new Executive Director. She succeeds Patrick Farrey, who departed IoPP recently to pursue other opportunities.Chase’s involvement with IoPP spans more than 20 years, in which she has served in a variety of important areas. She was a longtime member... more

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Plastics Compensation Down, Employee Optimism Up

APRIL 18, 2017—Despite the continuation of a three-year decline for average plastics compensation, plastics professionals are optimistic about the future, according to the 2017 Plastics Salary and Trends Survey, which reports earnings for the previous calendar year. Average total cash compensation (salaries plus bonuses and incentives) decreased 1% to $112,740 in 2017. 1,351 plastics professionals shared details about their 2016 compensation in the 2017 annual salary survey, conducted by Gros Executive Recruiters and the Society of Plastics Engineers. Average base... more

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Survey shows plastics salaries on the decline

Article by Plastics News on the results of the annual salary survey of compensation in the plastics industry, co-sponsored by Gros Executive Recruiters and the Society of Plastics Engineers. http://www.plasticsnews.com/article/20160623/NEWS/160629909/survey-shows-plastics-salaries-on-the-decline

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Survey: Salaries On The Rise In Plastics

Quality Magazine published June 16th 2015 BETHEL, CT — Optimism continued to prevail among employees in the plastics industry, as average base salaries in the U.S. grew 0.7 percent from 2013 to $104,722 in calendar year 2014, and job confidence and growth expectations have remained high for both managers and non-managers, according to the latest Plastics Salary and Trends Survey conducted by Gros Executive Recruiters and the Society of Plastics Engineers. The 2015 survey of 1,250 plastics professionals, which tracks... more

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Plastics industry is looking for sales professionals to drive business growth

Plastics Today By Clare Goldsberry Published: June 15th, 2015 I spoke with Dennis Gros recently, President of Gros Executive Recruiters (Franklin, TN). He’s been recruiting plastics professionals for many years now and has a good handle on the types of employees in demand by the industry. That demand shifts in cycles, with companies looking to fill the same positions at the same time. “We’ll get three or four different companies all looking for the same people,” Gros told me. “Many... more

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Annual plastics industry survey shows salaries, hiring rising

Plastics Today By Clare Goldsberry Published: June 12th, 2015 Optimism continues to prevail among upper level employees in the plastics industry, as average base salaries in the U.S. grew 0.7% from 2013 to $104,722 in calendar year 2014. Job confidence and growth expectations have remained high for both managers and non-managers, according to the latest Plastics Salary and Trends Survey conducted by Gros Executive Recruiters (Franklin, TN), a headhunter firm serving companies and individuals in the plastics industry, and the... more

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Salaries on the rise in U.S. plastics industry: SPE survey

June 10, 2015 by Canadian Plastics Optimism continues among employees in the U.S. plastics industry, as average base salaries in the U.S. grew 0.7% from 2013 to US$104,722 in calendar year 2014, and job confidence and growth expectations have remained high for both managers and non-managers, according to the latest Plastics Salary and Trends Survey conducted by Gros Executive Recruiters and the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE). The 2015 survey of 1,250 plastics professionals, which tracks earnings during the full... more

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