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SPI planning design competition at NPE

December 19, 2011

WASHINGTON (Dec. 19, 3:15 p.m. ET) — The Society of the Plastics Industry Inc. is seeking entries for the second International Plastics Design Competition.

Entries may be submitted online at www.plasticsdesign.org and must be submitted by Feb. 1. Entries can be for finished products or components and can be submitted by any individual or company along the supply chain: designer, toolmaker, processor, material supplier, equipment builder, or OEM.

The contest is open to entries from any end market and any country in the world.

Entries can be submitted in 18 end-use market categories, plus there will be People’s Choice and grand awards categories. In addition, a separate panel of judges chosen by the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) will select the winner of an award co-sponsored by IDSA and Plastics News.

Products or parts entered in the contest will be on display at NPE2012, set for April 1-5 in Orlando, Fla. The winners will be announced on Tuesday, April 3.