The following is a list of major conferences, trade shows and expositions of general interest to the plastics industry. Regional shows, technical conferences, seminars and training meetings generally are listed in the second issue of each month.
Jan. 30-31-Injection Molding Conference, in Orange, Calif., sponsored by Injection Molding magazine. Contact (919) 933-2547.
Jan. 30-Feb. 1-Composites Manufacturing and Tooling '95, in Anaheim, Calif., sponsored by the Society of Manufacturing Engineers. Contact (313) 271-1500 ext. 374.
Jan. 30-Feb. 1-SPI Composites Institute's 50th annual conference and expo in Cincinnati. Contact (212) 351-5410.
Feb. 3-6-Super Show, sports products trade show, in Atlanta, sponsored by the Sporting Goods Manufacturers Association. Contact (305) 893-8771.
Feb. 5-7-Plastic Shipping Container Institute semi-annual meeting in Litchfield, Ariz. Contact (708) 969-2300.
Feb. 12-15-Southeast Recycling Conference & Trade Show in Orange Beach, Ala. Contact (205) 277-7050.
Feb. 14-16-Western Plastics Exposition, in Long Beach, Calif., sponsored by Advanstar Expositions. Contact (216) 826-2843.
Feb. 17-20-Toy Fair, in New York, sponsored by the Toy Manufacturers of America. Contact (212) 675-1141.
Feb. 19-24-National Tooling & Machining Assn. annual convention, in Cancun, Mexico. Contact (301) 248-7104.
Feb. 20-21-High Temperature Polymers, conference and exhibit in Clearwater Beach, Fla., sponsored by Executive Conference Management. Contact (313) 420-0507.
Feb. 21-23-Geosynthetics '95, in Nashville, Tenn., sponsored by the Industrial Fabrics Association International. Contact (612) 222-2508.
Feb. 21-24-PlastImagen '95, in Mexico City, sponsored by OPREX. Contact (05) 785-7553.
Feb. 22-24-Additives '95, in Clearwater Beach, Fla., sponsored by Executive Conference Management. Contact (313) 420-0507.
Feb. 22-25-SPI Molders/Moldmakers joint annual conference in Phoenix. Contact SPI's Drew Fleming at (202) 371-5246.
Feb. 23-26-International Association of Plastics Distributors 1995 Winter Conference in Amelia Island, Fla. Contact (913) 345-1005.
Feb. 25-29-SPI Thermoforming Institute annual winter meeting in Phoenix. Contact Tim Ball at (202) 371-5395.
Feb. 26-March 1-Polyolefins IX, sponsored by the South Texas Section and Thermoplastic Materials and Foam Division of the Society of Plastics Engineers in Houston. Contact Terry Vermaas at (816) 561-9050 ext. 430.
Feb. 26-March 3-American Mold Builders Association annual convention in the Bahamas. Contact Jeanette Bradley (708) 980-7667.
Feb. 27-March 3-SAE '95 automotive show, in Detroit, sponsored by the Society of Automotive Engineers. Contact (412) 776-4841.
Feb. 28-March 2-Nepcon West, in Anaheim, Calif., sponsored by Reed Exhibition Cos. Contact (203) 352-8416.
March 8-12-International Tape Association's Silver Anniversary Seminar, in Rancho Mirage, Calif. Contact (212) 643-0620.
March 12-15-Ports '95, Port Engineering and Development for the 21st Century, sponsored by the American Society of Civil Engineers in Tampa, Fla. Contact (212) 705-7285.
March 12-15-Commercial Development Association spring meeting in Philadelphia. Contact Dolores Alonso at (202) 414-4118.
March 13-16-National Design Engineering Show, in Chicago, sponsored by Reed Exhibition Cos. Contact (203) 840-5878.
March 15-17-SPI Rigid Plastic Container Division Annual Meeting in Rancho Mirage, Calif. Contact Robin Cotchan at (202) 371-5243.
March 18-22-Society for Biomaterials annual meeting, conference and exhibition in San Francisco. Contact (612) 927-8108.
March 19-22-Second International Fluoropolymers Conference, in Orlando, Fla., sponsored by the Fluoropolymers Division of SPI. Contact (202) 371-5233.
March 20-22-Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries Inc. annual convention in Las Vegas. Contact Jim Morgan at (202) 662-8531.
March 20-22-Packaging and Society: Municipal Solid Waste Problems & Solutions, in College Park, Md., sponsored by the University of Maryland's Institute for Environmental Management and the Institute of Packaging Professionals. Contact (703) 318-8970.
March 20-25-Packaging Machinery Manufacturers Institute spring meeting in Wailea, Hawaii. Contact (202) 347-3838.
March 21-23-DeWitt & Co. Petrochemical Review in Houston. Contact (713) 875-5525.
March 22-23-CMAI 1995 World Petrochemical Conference in Houston. Contact (713) 531-4660.
March 23-International Association of Plastics Distributors Educational Table Top Exhibit in Atlanta. Contact (913) 345-1005.
March 26-29-Source Reduction, sponsored by the International Safe Transit Association in Clearwater Beach, Fla. Contact (312) 645-0083.
March 26-31-Corrosion/95, in Orlando, Fla., sponsored by NACE International. Contact (713) 492-0535 ext. 81.
March 27-29-SPI Sheet Producers Division meeting in Lake Tahoe, Nev. Contact Allen Weidman at (202) 371-5233.
March 27-29-Molding '95, in New Orleans, sponsored by Executive Conference Management. Contact (313) 420-0507.
March 28-30-AmCon Dallas, American Contract Manufacturers Show, in Dallas. Contact AmCon in Marblehead, Mass., at (800) 829-7467.
March 28-30-Interphex USA pharmaceutical machinery and packaging show, in New York, produced by Reed Exhibition Cos. Contact (203) 840-5886.
March 30-April 1-SPI 28th Annual EPS Conference in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Contact Lisa McKellar at (202) 371-5227.
April 1-5-Polyurethane Manufacturers Association spring meeting in Santa Clara, Calif. Contact Lora Di Padova at (708) 858-2670.
April 2-3-Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers (AHAM) annual meeting, in West Chapel, Fla. Contact (312) 984-5800.
April 2-5-Association of Rotational Molders spring meeting in Scottsdale, Ariz. Contact (708) 571-0611.
April 2-5-SPI Structural Plastics Division conference and new-product design competition in Boston. Contact Society of the Plastics Industry's Jack Murphy at (202) 371-5309.
April 4-6-Luxe.Pack, an international exhibition for the packaging of luxury goods, will be held in New York. Contact organizer IDICE North America Inc. at (800) 434-2362.
April 5-6-Industry Education Conference, in Rosemont, Ill., sponsored by the National Housewares Manufacturers Association. Contact Phil Brandl at (708) 292-4207 ext. 103.
April 7-9-Mobil Electronics Show, in Philadelphia, sponsored by the Electronic Industries Association's Consumer Electronics Group. Contact Robbi Lycett at (703) 907-7600.
April 19-International Association of Plastics Distributors Educational Table Top Exhibit in Toledo, Ohio. Contact (913) 345-1005.
April 19-21-Packaging Strategies, in Atlanta, sponsored by Packaging Strategies Inc. Contact (610) 436-4220.
April 24-25-Bev-Pak Americas '95 conference on advances in beverage packaging, sponsored by Directions 21 Inc., in Tarpon Springs, Fla. Contact (813) 925-2188.
April 24-25-Life Cycle Assessment, in Ann Arbor, Mich., sponsored by Executive Conference Management. Contact (313) 420-0507.
April 24-26-SPI Machinery Division Spring Conference in Indian Wells, Calif. Contact Walt Bishop at (202) 371-5230.
April 24-27-Comdex computer electronics show, in Atlanta, sponsored by Interface Group. Contact (617) 449-6600.
May 1-3-Chemical Management & Resources Association Annual Forecast & Review in New York. Contact (718) 876-8800.
May 1-4-Plast-Ex '95, in Toronto, sponsored by SPI Canada. Contact (416) 449-3444.
May 2-4-Rapid Prototyping & Manu, in Dearborn, Mich., sponsored by the Society of Manufacturing Engineers. Contact (313) 271-1500 ext. 599.
May 3-4-International Symposium on Developing Technologies, in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, sponsored by the Canadian Plastics Institute. Contact (416) 441-3222.
May 8-10-Enercomp 95, International Conference on Composite Materials and Energy, in Montreal, sponsored by the Canadian Association for Composite Structures and Materials. Contact (514) 641-5139.
May 8-11-ANTEC '95, SPE annual technical conference in Boston. Contact (203) 775-0471.
May 8-11-SAMPE '95, the international symposium and exhibition of the Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering, in Anaheim, Calif. Contact (818) 331-0616.
May 9-11-American Contract Manufacturers Show and Conference, in Cleveland, sponsored by S.O.A. Expositions Inc. Contact Amcon at (800) 869-9406, or fax (617) 631-4471.
May 9-11-SouthPack '95, in Atlanta, sponsored by Reed Exhibition Cos. Contact (203) 964-0000.
May 10-12-SPI Epoxy Resin Formulators Division meeting in San Francisco. Contact Allen Weidman at (202) 371-5233.
May 10-13-SPI 52nd Annual Western Section Conference in Hawaii. Contact (310) 420-8783.
May 11-13-CES Interactive '95 consumer electronics show, in Philadelphia, sponsored by the Electronic Industries Association's Consumer Electronics Group. Contact Richard Scarfo at (202) 457-8700. After Jan. 1 call (703) 907-7600.
May 11-13-Personal Communications and Computing Show, in Philadelphia, sponsored by the Electronic Industries Association's Consumer Electronics Group. Contact Richard Scarfo at (202) 457-8700. After Jan. 1 call (703) 907-7600.
May 14-16-SPI Plastic Drum Institute spring conference in Boca Raton, Fla. Contact Robin Cotchan at (202) 371-5243.
May 14-16-Color Marketing Group spring international conference in Dallas. Contact (703) 329-8500.
May 16-18-Automotive & Transportation Interiors, in Detroit, sponsored by Epic Enterprises. Contact (619) 294-2999.