For more information, contact:

Kendra Martin
Vice President, Industry Affairs

  • Date: November 8 - 9, 2017
  • Held At: Novi, Michigan

Join us for the next meeting of the Transportation and Industrial Plastics (TIP) committee. TIP is PLASTICS' principle  point of engagement for all producers of rigid and durable plastics in automotive, industrial and consumer goods. The entire supply chain – equipment manufacturers, material suppliers, processors, brand owners and recyclers – are represented in the group as it addresses issues around sustainability and end-of-life vehicle recycling, lightweighting and materials issues, and other regulatory, advocacy and education issues of relevance to this particular end market sector.

Registration for this meeting is free and open to the entire plastics industry.

This meeting coincides with the SPE Automotive Awards Gala on November 8.

  • Agenda

    Speakers and topics for the upcoming PLASTICS’ Transportation & Industrial Plastics Committee meetings will include:

    • Ford Motor Company's initiative on bio-based and sustainable materials
    • Check-in on PLASTICS re-branding initative and Communications Tool Kit
    • Plastics Energy Recovery Team presentation on energy recovery opportunities for plastics
    • Phase 2 Progress Report on TIP’s End-of-Life Vehicle (ELV) Demonstration Project, which is connecting the automotive industry with recyclers to create increased recycling of TPO bumpers when cars have reached their end-of-life
    • PLASTICS’ Sustainability Advisory Board Report
    • Regulatory issues affecting the transportation sector
    • TIP Business Roundtable session on emerging supply chain issues and industry trends

    Come in early and tour Schoolcraft College as part of TIP's exploration of workforce development resources. The tour will include visits to the school's plastics, welding, machining and mechatronics labs.

  • Hotel

    Embassy Suites by Hilton Detroit

    19525 Victor Parkway
    Livonia, Michigan 48152

    Reserve a room by October 21 to get the discounted rate of $122/night.

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