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The following is a list of global conferences, trade shows and expositions of general interest to the plastics industry. A list of regional shows, technical conferences, seminars and training meetings generally appears in the second issue of each month.

1997

Jan. 27-29 — International Composites Expo '97—ICE '97 in Nashville, Tenn., sponsored by the Society of the Plastics Industry Inc.'s Composites Institute. Contact (212) 351-5409, fax (212) 370-1731, or e-mail pstabach@socplas.org.

Feb. 3-5—Co-Mold'97 in Zurich, Switzerland, sponsored by Maack Business Services. Contact +41 (1) 781 30 40 or fax +41 (1) 781 15 69.

Feb. 3-5 — Additives '97 in New Orleans, organized by Executive Conference Management Inc. Contact (313) 420-0507 or fax (313) 420-2280.

Feb. 4-7 — R'97 — Recovery, Recycling Re-integration in Geneva. Contact +41 (1) 385 29 29, fax +41 (1) 385 26 53 or e-mail lpmmb@dial.eunet.ch.

Feb. 10-13 — ProMat 97, materials-handling show, in Chicago, sponsored by the Material Handling Industry of America. Contact (704) 522-8644 or fax (704) 522-7826.

Feb. 10-15 — Spray Foam '97 in Anaheim, Calif., sponsored by the Spray Polyurethane Foam Division of the Society of the Plastics Industry Inc. Contact (202) 974-5200, fax (202) 296-7005 or e-mail spf@socplas.org.

Feb. 11-13 — Medical Design & Manufacturing West 97 in Anaheim, Calif., sponsored by Medical Device & Diagnostic Industry. Contact Canon Communications Inc. at (310) 392-5509 or fax (310) 392-1557.

Feb. 13-14 — Foamed Polystyrene Alliance conference in New Orleans, sponsored by the Society of the Plastics Industry Inc. Contact (202) 974-5200 or fax (202) 296-7005.

Feb. 14-17—The Super Show 97, sports products and apparel show, in Atlanta, managed by Communications & Show Management Inc. Contact (305) 893-8771 or fax (305) 893-8783.

Feb. 17-18 — Injection Molding Conference in Phoenix, sponsored by Injection Molding Magazine. Contact (919) 933-2547 or fax (919) 933-2561.

Feb. 18-20 — UTech Asia '97 in Suntec City, Singapore. Contact Jennifer Poda of Crain Communications Inc. at (330) 836-9180 or fax (330) 836-1005.

Feb. 19-21 — Society of the Plastics Industry Inc.'s Epoxy Resin Formulators Division's spring conference in Redondo Beach, Calif. Contact (202) 974-5200 or fax (202) 296-7005.

Feb. 23-26 — Polyolefins X in Houston, co-sponsored by the South Texas Section and the Thermoplastic Materials and Foams Division of the Society of Plastics Engineers. Contact Bill Kuhlke at (713) 497-6851 or fax (713) 597-9406.

Feb. 23-27 — NEPCON West'97 in Anaheim, Calif., organized by Reed Exhibition Cos. Contact (203) 840-5856 or fax (203) 840-9856.

Feb. 23-28 — American Mold Builders Association's annual convention in Cancún, Mexico. Contact (630) 980-7667 or fax (630) 980-9714.

Feb. 24-27 — SAE '97 International Congress and Exposition in Detroit, sponsored by the Society of Automotive Engineers. Contact (412) 772-7131, fax (412) 776-0002 or e-mail meetings@sae.org.

Feb. 26-March 1 — Refrigerated Food Association's conference and exhibition in Orlando, Fla. Contact (770) 452-0660 or fax (770) 455-3879.

Feb. 27 — Building Competitiveness in the European Chemical Industry in Brussels, Belgium, organized by Chemical Insight. Contact +44 (181) 770-9554 or fax +44 (181) 770-3800.

Feb. 28-March 1 — Truck & Auto Accessories Expo, sponsored by the Specialty Equipment Market Association, in Nashville, Tenn. Contact Epic Enterprises at (619) 294-2999 or fax (619) 294-6699.

March 1-6 — PlastIndia '97 in New Delhi, India, sponsored by Nowea International GmbH. Contact +49 (211) 456 07 17 or fax +49 (211) 456 07 40.

March 2-5 — Southeast Recycling Conference & Trade Show in Orange Beach, Ala. Contact (334) 277-7050 or fax (334) 277-7080.

March 3-5 — Polymer Stabilizers and Modifiers '97 in Hilton Head Island, S.C., sponsored by the Polymeric Materials Science and Engineering Division of the American Chemical Society and the Institute of Materials Science. Contact (914) 255-0757, fax (914) 255-0978 or e-mail at ims@mhv.net.

March 5-7 — Flexible Packaging Association annual meeting in Rancho Mirage, Calif. Contact (202) 842-3880 or fax (202) 842-3841.

March 5-7 — InterphexJapan, pharmaceutical forum, in Osaka, Japan, organized by Reed Exhibition Cos. Contact (203) 840-5886 or fax (203) 840-9886

March 9-11 — Plastic Shipping Container Institute meeting in Washington. Contact Robert Hultquist (630) 969-2300 or fax (630) 969-1342.

March 9-14 — Corrosion '97 in New Orleans, sponsored by Nace International. Contact (713) 492-0535 or fax (713) 492-8254.

March 10-13 — Design Engineering Show and Conference in Chicago, sponsored by Reed Exhibition Cos. Contact (203) 840-5878, fax (203) 840-9878 or e-mail nmw@reedexpo.com.

March 11-13 — Geosynthetics '97 in Long Beach, Calif., organized by the Industrial Fabrics Association International and the North American Geosynthetics Society. Contact (612) 222-2508 or fax (612) 222-8215.

March 11-13 — World Compounding Congress in Singapore, organized by Applied Market Information. Contact +44 (117) 924 94 42 or fax +44 (117) 989 21 28.

March 11-14 — Food&Pack South China '97 in Guangzhou, China. Contact Adsale People Inc. at (408) 986-8384 or fax (408) 986-1580.

March 12-15 — Joint annual meeting of the SPI Molders and Moldmakers divisions in Palm Springs, Calif. Contact the Society of the Plastics Industry Inc. at (202) 974-5200, fax (202) 296-7005 or e-mail mold@socplas.org.

March 13-15 — Replitech Europe in Barcelona, Spain, co-sponsored by Knowledge Industry Publications Inc. and the International Recording Media Association. Contact (609) 279-1700 or fax (609) 279-1999.

March 14-16 — RemodelAmerica '97 in Philadelphia, sponsored by the National Association of the Remodeling Industry. Contact (703) 575-1100, ext. 3013, fax (703) 575-1121 or e-mail nariconv@aol.com.