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  • New Leaders for a New Era at PLASTICS

    On Tuesday April 26th, Tad McGwire, Chair of the PLASTICS Board of Directors announced that Matt Seaholm, VP of Government Affairs and Glenn Anderson, VP of Member Engagement, had been appointed by the board as the association’s new Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer. With these appointments, the board quickly filled a leadership void, enabling the association to move forward with two excellent leaders in place.

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  • Plastics Hall of Fame Welcomes New Members

    The Plastics Hall of Fame recently welcomed ten new inductees at a gala ceremony in Chicago: Yoshiharu Inaba, Mayumi Kotani, Salvatore Monte, Peter Neumann, Donald Paulson, Joseph Prischak, Ulrich Reifenhäuser, Wylie Royce, Suresh Shah, and Vince Witherup.

    Also inducted, were six posthumous members: Howard Irvin, Ronald Saxton, Walt Schrenk, Charles Sears, William Stoesser and Dennis Tully.

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  • William R. Carteaux Leadership Award Presented

    Brad Crocker, CEO of Epsilyte, received the inaugural William R. Carteaux Award from PLASTICS during our recent Spring National Meeting and Conference. Named for the late CEO of PLASTICS, Bill Carteaux—and celebrating unity, dedication, perseverance, and selflessness—the award goes to an industry professional who has achieved distinction working for the betterment of the plastics industry.

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  • Flip Book Club: TED Talk...

    Oct 13 - 13, 2022
  • EHS+ COMMITTEE MEETING

    Oct 26 - 27, 2022
  • Plastics Packaging Summit

    Nov 15 - 17, 2022
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    Dec 5 - 8, 2022

From global trade shows like NPE® to fall and spring niche market conferences hosted by Plastics Industry Association groups, the leading experts assemble at PLASTICS events to learn, network and advance their company’s interests.

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    PLASTICS Connects, the new mobile app from the preeminent organization representing the entire plastics supply chain. Everyone — material suppliers, equipment manufacturers, processors, recyclers, service providers and more — will enjoy curated news, community forums and networking opportunities.

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