SPI Announces Winners of First Student Video Contest

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:

  • First Prize: An iPad2 with 64GB, Wi-Fi +3G; $2,000 awarded by check; and a three-day trip to NPE2012 in Orlando, FL (including round-trip air transportation and hotel accommodations for the winner, and one NPE2012 Expo Pass, plus two Universal Studios Tickets).
  • Second Prize: An iPad2 with 32GB and Wi-Fi; $1,000 awarded by check
  • Third Prize: An iPad2 with 16GB and Wi-Fi; $500 awarded by check

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 $427 billion U.S. plastics industry. Representing nearly one million American workers in the third largest U.S. manufacturing industry, SPI delivers legislative and regulatory 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."

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