Seeking: Machinery rep. Purpose: Documentary-style story that chronicles a day in your life. Contact: Bill Bregar, Plastics News' machinery-beat reporter at (330) 865-6158; e-mail [email protected]
In good times, it's easy to make good money as a manufacturers' representative selling plastics equipment. Now many industry officials are calling the current market the worst of times.
Bill Bregar's Oct. 7 front page story gives another angle: Reps are suffering too. Now Bregar is looking for volunteers. He wants to follow you around for a day or two, go on a few sales calls, report your every action, and record your memories of the boom times.