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.
July 12-14-Comdex computer electronics show in Toronto, sponsored by Interface Group. Contact (617) 449-6600.
July 16-18-World Sports Expo '95 in Chicago, sponsored by the National Sporting Goods Association. Contact (708) 439-4000.
July 30-Aug. 1-International Lawn, Garden & Power Equipment Expo '95 in Louisville, Ky., sponsored by the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute Inc. Contact (502) 473-1992.
Aug. 3-4-IDES Materials Database Roundup in Laramie, Wyo., sponsored by Integrated Design Engineering Systems Inc. Contact (307) 742-9227.
Aug. 7-10-Society of Automotive Engineers Future Transportation Conference & Exposition in Costa Mesa, Calif. Contact (412) 772-7131.
Aug. 13-15-Green Building Conference and Exposition in Big Sky, Mont., sponsored by the U.S. Green Building Council and the National Institute of Standards Technology. Contact the building council for more information at (301) 657-3469.
Aug. 13-19-National Hardware Show in Chicago. Contact (203) 840-5822.
Aug. 15-17-Pl sticos '95 in Mexico City, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Commerce. Contact Ray Robinson at (202) 482-0610.
Aug. 22-24-Manufacturing Medical Plastics '95 conference and exhibits in Chicago, sponsored by the Society of Manufacturing Engineers. Contact (313) 271-1500.
Aug. 24-26-Cal/Con95 in Carmel, Calif., sponsored by the Society of the Plastics Industry Inc. Northern California Chapter annual conference. Contact (310) 420-8783.
Aug. 28-29-Compounding for Better Value in Philadelphia, sponsored by Executive Conference Management. Contact (313) 420-0507.
Aug. 28-31-Flex Expo in Chicago, co-sponsored by Blenheim Trade Shows Inc. and the Flexible Packaging Association. Contact (201) 346-1400.
Aug. 28-31-CMM International, the Converting Machinery/Materials Conference and Exposition, in Chicago, organized by Blenheim Group USA. Contact (201) 346-1400.
Sept. 7-10-SPI Pacific Northwest Chapter annual business meeting in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. Contact (310) 420-8783.
Sept. 1-13-National Recycling Congress in Kansas City, Mo., sponsored by the National Recycling Coalition. Contact (202) 625-6406.
Sept. 12-14-Plastics USA in Chicago, sponsored by SPI and SPE. Contact (202) 371-5235.
Sept. 13-15-Future-Pak '95 in Chicago, sponsored by George O. Schroeder Associates Inc. of Appleton, Wis. Contact (414) 739-0396.
Sept. 13-15-Packaging Machinery Manufacturers Institute meeting in Hyannis, Mass. Contact (202) 347-3838.
Sept. 13-17-International Association of Plastics Distributors' annual convention in Kansas City, Mo. Contact (913) 345-1005.
Sept. 14-18-National Casual Furniture Market in Chicago, sponsored by the Summer and Casual Furniture Manufacturers Association. Contact (312) 527-7965.
Sept. 17-19-SPE Thermoforming Division annual meeting in Independence, Ohio. Contact (203) 775-0471.
Sept. 17-19-Plastic Shipping Container Institute meeting in Williamsburg, Va. Contact (708) 969-2300.
Sept. 17-20-Chemical Management & Resources Association fall meeting in Panama City, Fla. Contact (718) 876-8800.
Sept. 18-21-SPI Western Composites Institute Corrosion Conference in Las Vegas. Contact (310) 420-8783.
Sept. 18-21-International Technical Conference on Composites in Corrosion and Construction in Las Vegas, sponsored by SPI's Western Composites Institute. Contact (310) 420-8783.
Sept. 19-21-SME Finishing '95 Conference and Exposition in Cincinnati. Contact the Society of Manufacturing Engineers at (313) 271-1500.
Sept. 20-21-Medical Design & Manufacturing in Orlando, Fla., sponsored by Canon Communications Inc. Contact (310) 392-5509.
Sept. 20-22-SPI Epoxy Resin Formulators Division in Orlando, Fla. Contact Allen Weidman at (202) 371-5233.
Sept. 20-22-SPO '95, business forum on specialty polyolefins, in Houston. Contact sponsor Schotland Business Research Inc. in Skillman, N.J., at (609) 466-9191.
Sept. 24-27-SPI New England Fall Conference in Newport, R.I. Contact Lori Capezzuto at (617) 337-4340.
Sept. 25-28-Appliance Manufacturer Conference & Exposition in Nashville, Tenn., sponsored by the Society of Manufacturing Engineers. Contact (313) 271-1500, ext. 370.
Sept. 26-28-Mold Expo in Detroit, sponsored by Mold Expo. Contact (810) 358-4435.
Sept. 26-28-CosProTec '95 in Philadelphia. Contact (708) 954-3050.
Sept. 26-29-Polyurethanes 1995 conference in Chicago, sponsored by SPI's Polyurethane Division. Contact (212) 351-5425.
Sept. 27-28-MidPak '95/MidMed '95, Midwestern regional expositions for packaging, in Minneapolis sponsored by the Institute of Packaging Professionals. Contact Technology Exchange Inc. at (612) 473-9192.
Sept. 27-29-SPI Thermoforming Institute fall business meeting in San Francisco. Contact (202) 371-5395.
Oct. 1-3-SPI Midwest Conference in Concord, Ohio. Contact Patti Czizik at (708) 297-6150.
Oct. 7-9-NAHB Remodelers' Show, sponsored by the National Association of Home Builders, in Atlanta. Contact (202) 822-0200.
Oct. 9-11-SPI Sheet Producers Division meeting in Rancho Mirage, Calif. Contact Allen Weidman at (202) 371-5233.
Oct. 9-12-Pack Expo West, the Western Packaging Technology Show, in Las Vegas, sponsored by the Packaging Machinery Manufacturers Institute. Contact PMMI at (202) 347-3838.
Oct. 10-12-CES Mexico 95, annual Mexican consumer electronics show, in Mexico City, sponsored by the Electronic Industries Association's Consumer Electronics Group. Contact (703) 907-7600.
Oct. 12-13-Polyurethane Foam Association meeting in San Antonio. Contact (201) 633-9044.
Oct. 15-17-Association of Rotational Molders' fall conference in Dallas. Contact ARM in Oak Brook, Ill., at (708) 571-0611.
Oct. 17-19-WestPack '95 in Anaheim, Calif., sponsored by Reed Exhibition Cos. Contact (203) 964-0000.
Oct. 18-21-Composites '95 annual convention and expositions sponsored by the Composites Fabricators Association will be held in Anaheim, Calif. Contact (703) 524-3332.
Oct. 24-26-Plastics Fair Providence in Providence, R.I., sponsored by Advanstar Expositions. Contact (216) 826-2882.