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. 1995
March 8-12-International Tape Association's Silver Anniversary Seminar in Rancho Mirage, Calif. Contact (212) 643-0620.
March 9-10-NY95 Lap&Palmtop Expo in New York, sponsored by Laptop Expositons. Contact (212) 682-7968.
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 16-Plastic Lumber Trade Association meeting in Denver. Contact the Plastic Lumber Co. at (216) 762-8989.
March 18-22-Society for Biomaterials annual meeting, conference and exhibition in San Francisco. Contact (612) 927-8108.
March 18-22-Polyurethane Manufacturers Association spring meeting in Tucson, Ariz. Contact (708) 858-2670.
March 19-22-International Fluoropolymers Conference in Orlando, Fla., sponsored by the Fluoropolymers Division of SPI. Contact (202) 371-5233.
March 19-22-Fire Retardant Chemicals Association international conference, Fire Safety Developments From Around the World, in Orlando, Fla. Contact (717) 291-5616.
March 20-21-The Wilson Forum '95, conference on ``Existing and potential applications of composite materials in the infrastructure,'' in Santa Ana, Calif., sponsored by Wilson Composite Group. Contact (916) 989-4812.
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 23-24-ANSI Conference, sponsored by the American National Standards Institute, will be held in Washington. Contact (212) 642-4900.
March 26-28-SPI's Vinyl Siding Institute spring meeting in Stuart, Fla. Contact (202) 371-2470.
March 26-29-Source Reduction in Clearwater Beach, Fla., sponsored by the International Safe Transit Association. 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 27-30-AutoFact West '95 in Los Angeles, sponsored by the Society of Manufacturing Engineers. Contact (313) 271-1500.
March 28-29-Flex-Pak '95, flexible packaging conference, in Chicago, organized by Schotland Business Research Inc. Contact (609) 466-8833.
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 28-30-SPI's Vinyl Window and Door Institute spring meeting in Stuart, Fla. Contact SPI at (202) 371-2470.
March 30-April 1-SPI 28th Annual EPS Conference in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Contact Lisa McKellar at (202) 371-5227.