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Membership in the Plastics Industry Association (PLASTICS) gives your company a voice in shaping the industry's future and a measurable return on investment in discounts, networking, advocacy, educational programming and business opportunities that can come only from joining.


    We support the entire supply chain. 

    • Brand owners
    • Moldmakers
    • Recyclers
    • Material suppliers
    • Equipment manufacturers
    • Processors & Converters

  • Be HEARD

    We have 12 councils, committees and divisions to monitor market trends, spearhead programs and lead projects. 


    We advance the industry's legislative and regulatory priorities across all levels of advocacy.

    • Environment
    • Tax
    • Infrastructure 
    • Trade
    • Regulatory relief
    • Workforce development


    We host 35+ industry-leading events every year, and we organize one of the world’s largest international plastics-specific trade shows and conference.


    We know that plastics are a valuable resource. That’s why we’re passionate about helping members set and reach industry-leading environmental goals. Together, we can make sustainability dreams a reality. 

    • Promote the use of recycled plastics
    • Educate companies and consumers about opportunities in sustainable manufacturing
    • Provide tools and resources to achieve goals

    • Demonstrate new recovery opportunities and uses for recycled plastics
    • Collaborate and partner with external organizations to advance sustainability in manufacturing


    From innovations and recycling to bags and bans, news about plastics is constant. 

    As representatives of the entire plastics industry, we have a communications team ready to:

    • Proactively tell the plastics industry’s stories through both traditional and social media
    • Promote plastics as the material of choice through targeted outreach campaigns
    • Provide real-time responses to today’s rapid news cycle

    We’re proud to offer resources, including ThisIsPlastics.com, which inspires meaningful discussions about the power of plastics.


    Additional member benefits include employee recruiting, event partnership opportunities, industry programs, trade magazines and business savings.


    We provide a complete data intelligence resource portfolio. With a Chief Economist and Equipment Standards Expert on staff, we help our members make informed business decisions.

    • Global Trends Report
    • U.S. Size & Impact Report
    • Plastics Market Watch Reports
    • Equipment Statistics Report
    • Plastics Quarterly
    • Plastics Industry Business Sentiment Report
    • Plastics Industry Ranking by Country

  • Be READY for the future of plastics

    We help build and support the next generation of