November 21, 2011
SPI: The Plastics Industry Trade Association is pleased to announce the winners of our “Shaping Your World” Student Video Contest. In celebration of our 75th anniversary, SPI invited all college and graduate school students studying in plastics programs to submit original videos that honor plastics’ innovation. We were extremely impressed with the videos we received. They will all help to spread the good news about how plastics benefit our society. View all of the student videos here.
The SPI panel of judges, plastics industry professionals who serve on the association’s Communications & Marketing Advisory Committee, selected the following as our three winners:
Here are the prizes that the winners will receive:
Thanks to all of the students who submitted videos to the contest. Look for more SPI student video contests in the future!
Founded in 1937, SPI: The Plastics Industry Trade Association promotes growth in the $380 billion U.S. plastics industry. Representing nearly 900 thousand American workers in the third largest U.S. manufacturing industry, SPI delivers legislative advocacy, market research, industry promotion, and the fostering of business relationships and zero waste strategies. SPI also owns and produces the international NPE trade show. All profits from NPE are reinvested into SPI’s industry services. Find SPI online at www.plasticsindustry.org and www.inthehopper.org.
"From resin suppliers and equipment makers to processors and brand owners, SPI is proud to represent all facets of the U.S. plastics industry," said William R. Carteaux, president and CEO, SPI. Our most recent economic reports show that the plastics industry as a whole is resilient, and has come through the recession significantly better than other U.S. manufacturing sectors."