Business of Plastics conference to focus on major end markets

PLASTICS NEWS REPORT

Published: February 11, 2013 12:00 pm ET
Updated: February 11, 2013 12:08 pm ET

Related to this story

Topics Automotive, Electronics, Medical, Packaging
Companies & Associations Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE), Society of the Plastics Industry Inc.

WASHINGTON -- A two-day Business of Plastics conference will include presentations on the automotive, packaging, medical, and electronics markets; multidisciplinary sessions on international, economic and regulatory factors affecting these sectors; and sessions on human capital, recycling and social media.

The April 22-23 conference will be collocated the Society of Plastics Engineers Antec 2013, and is being organized by the Society of the Plastics Industry Inc.

The conference will kick off on April 22 with presentations by SPI President and CEO William Carteaux and Michael Taylor, SPI's senior director for international affairs and trade.

Both Antec and the Business of Plastics conference will take place in Cincinnati. For information, see www.antec.ws.


Comments

Business of Plastics conference to focus on major end markets

PLASTICS NEWS REPORT

Published: February 11, 2013 12:00 pm ET
Updated: February 11, 2013 12:08 pm ET

Post Your Comments


Back to story


More stories

Image

Comar merging with Convergence Packaging

October 21, 2014 5:07 pm ET

A couple of plastic packaging companies owned by private investment firm Graham Partners are merging into a single entity.    More

Image

BASF targets coffee and automotive connoisseurs with new resin grades

October 21, 2014 2:07 pm ET

BASF SE is using polybutylene terephthalate (PBT), which is normally used to manufacture high-end electronics, in a food consumer packaging product.    More

Ford shrinks its supplier 'watch list'

October 20, 2014 1:35 pm ET

Ford purchasing chief Hau Thai-Tang says suppliers are starting to invest in additional production capacity because they think the recovery is real.    More

Image

SPI expanding 3-D printing pavilion at NPE

October 20, 2014 1:17 pm ET

While 2015 will mark the first time 3-D printing will be featured on its own at the triennial NPE trade show, the new pavilion is already bursting at ...    More

Image

Plastikon expanding in Kentucky

October 17, 2014 11:24 am ET

Automotive supplier Plastikon Industries Inc. plans to more than double the size of its production facility in Leitchfield, Ky.    More

Market Reports

Plastics Recycling Trends in North America

This report is a review and analysis of the North American Plastics Recycling Industry, including key trends and statistics based on 2013 performance. We examine market environment factors, regulatory issues, industry challenges, key drivers and emerging trends in post-consumer and post-industrial recycling.

Learn more

Plastics in Mexico - State of the Industry Report

This report analyzes the $20 million dollar plastics industry in Mexico including sales of machinery & equipment, resins and finished products.

Our analysts provide insight on business trends, foreign investment, top end markets and plastics processing activity. The report also provides important data on exports, production, employment and value of plastics products manufactured.

Learn more

Plastics Caps & Closures Market Report

The annual recap of top trends and future outlook for the plastics caps & closures market features interviews with industry thought leaders and Bill Wood’s economic forecast of trends in growing end markets. You will also gain insight on trends in caps design, materials, machinery, molds & tooling and reviews of mergers & acquisitions.

Learn more

Upcoming Plastics News Events

January 14, 2015 - January 14, 2015Plastics in Automotive

February 4, 2015 - February 6, 2015Plastics News Executive Forum 2015

June 2, 2015 - June 3, 2015Plastics Financial Summit - Chicago 2015

September 16, 2015 - September 18, 2015Plastics Caps & Closures - September 2015

More Events