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Posthumous nominations sought for Plastics Hall Of Fame

By: Bill Bregar

May 29, 2013

WASHINGTON — The Plastics Academy is accepting nominations for posthumous induction of new members into the Plastics Hall of Fame.

Nominations much be submitted by Oct. 25. After an initial screening of the nominations by officers of the Plastics Academy a committee of current Plastics Hall of Fame members will pick up to five nominees for induction.

The induction ceremony will happen during the Society of Plastics Engineers Antec 2014 conference, set for April 27-May 1 in Las Vegas.

The Plastics Hall of Fame is administered by the Plastics Academy and the Society of the Plastics Industry Inc. in Washington.

“We encourage the nomination of those deceased individuals who contributed to the stature and growth of the plastics industry through their consistent dedication and extraordinary accomplishments,” said Jay Gardiner, president of the Plastics Academy.

Those wishing to submit a nomination can download a form at PlasticsIndustry.org.

Submit the completed form to Jane Mott-Palmer, executive assistant to the president and CEO of SPI at JMott@plasticsindustry.org. Tel. 202-974-5224.

Questions about the Plastics Hall of Fame and the posthumous induction should be directed to Jay Gardiner, at email jay.gardiner@gardinerplastics.com. Tel. 631-928-9098.