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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

March 3-4 — Major Appliance Resource Management Alliance Conference in Nashville, Tenn., sponsored by the Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers. Contact (312) 984-5800 or fax (312) 984-5823.

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) 924-9442 or fax +44 (117) 989-2128.

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.

March 15-19 — Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries Inc. annual convention and exposition in Las Vegas. Contact (202) 737-1770 or fax (202) 626-0900.

March 16-19 — Fire Retardant Chemicals Association spring meeting in San Francisco. Contact (717) 291-5616 or fax (717) 295-9637.

March 17-22 — Brasilplast 97 in SÌo Paulo, Brazil. Contact Alcantara Machado Feiras e Labor +55 (11) 826-9111.

March 18-19 — Flex-Pak '97 Worldwide Flexible Packaging Conference in Chicago. Contact Schotland Business Research at (609) 466-9191 or fax (609) 466-8833.

March 18-19 — Transpak 97 in Brussels, Belgium, sponsored by Ryder Worldwide Conferences Ltd. Contact +44 (181) 749-0628 or fax +44 (181) 746-1721.

March 18-20 — CMAI 1997 World Petrochemical Conference in Houston, sponsored by Chemical Market Associates Inc. Contact (281) 531-4660 or fax (281) 531-9966.

March 19-20 — Petrochemical Review in Houston, sponsored by Dewitt & Co. Inc. Contact (713) 875-5525 or (713) 875-0175.

March 19-20 — 1997 World Petrochemical Conference in Houston, sponsored by Chemical Market Associates Inc. Contact (281) 431-4660 or fax (281) 531-9966.

March 19-21 — Color and Additive Compounders Division spring conference in Naples, Fla., sponsored by the Society of the Plastics Industry Inc. division. Contact Neeva-Gayle Candelori at (202) 974-5200, fax (202) 296-7005 or e-mail cacu@socplas.org.

March 19-23 — International Recording Media Association's annual meeting in Tucson, Ariz. Contact (609) 279-1700 or fax (609) 279-1999.

March 21-27 — Plastics Exhibition 97 in Hong Kong, organized by Paper Communications. Contact +852 2763-9012 or fax +852 2341-0379.

March 23-25 — Vinyl Siding Institute spring meeting in Naples, Fla., sponsored by the Society of the Plastics Industry Inc. unit. Contact Neeva-Gayle Candelori at (202) 974-5200, fax (202) 296-7005 or e-mail cacu@socplas.org.

March 23-26 — Spring meeting of the Association of Rotational Molders in San Antonio. Contact (630) 571-0611 or fax 571-0616.

March 24-26 — Molding '97 in New Orleans, sponsored by Executive Conference Management Inc. Contact (313) 420-0507 or fax (313) 420-2280.

March 24-26 — Medical Design & Manufacturing Orlando, sponsored by Medical Device & Diagnostic Industry magazine. Contact (310) 392-5509 or fax (310) 392-1557.

March 24-26 — MexCon '97 in San Diego, sponsored by the Manufacturing Institute. Contact (212) 661-8740 or fax (212) 661-6677.

March 24-27 — Packaging Beyond 2000 in Melbourne, Australia, organized by PR Conference Consultants. Contact +61 (3) 9816-9111 or fax +61 (3) 9816-9287.

March 26-28 — Exporec 97 International Recycling Exhibition in Paris. Contact Exporec Mack-Brooks (France) Ltd. in Hatfield, England, at +44 (1707) 27 56 41 or fax +44 (1707) 27 55 44.

April 1-4 — PFP China '97, Packaging & Food Processing Machinery Exhibition, in Shanghai, China, organized by Reed Exhibition Cos. Contact (203) 840-5393 or fax (203) 840-9570.

April 2 — PlastiConn 97 in Plantsville, Conn., sponsored by the Connecticut Plastics Council. Contact the Society of the Plastics Industry Inc. at (617) 932-0012 or fax (617) 932-2962.

April 2-4 — Packaging Strategies '97 in Atlanta, sponsored by Packaging Strategies. Contact (610) 436-4220 or fax (610) 436-6277.

April 4-5 — Truck & Auto Accessories Expo, sponsored by the Specialty Equipment Market Association, in Baltimore. Contact Epic Enterprises at (619) 294-2999 or fax (619) 294-6699.

April 7-8 — Wilson Forum on Existing & Potential Applications of Composite Materials in the Infrastructure in San Diego, sponsored by Wilson Composite Group Inc. Contact (916) 989-4812.

April 7-8 — EDC/VCM/PVC '97 in Bangkok, Thailand, organized by the Centre for Management Technology. Contact +65 345-7322, fax +65 345-5928 or e-mail cmt@pacific.net.sg.

April 7-9 — Total Life Cycle conference and exposition, ``Life Cycle in Business Decision Making and Government Policies,'' in Auburn Hills, Mich., organized by the Society of Automotive Engineers. Contact (412) 772-8539 or fax (412) 776-0869.