The following is a list of major North American conferences, trade shows and expositions of general interest to the plastics industry. International events generally are listed in the first issue of each month, while regional shows, technical conferences, seminars and training meetings generally appear in the second issue of each month.
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) 772-4841.
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 in Bethesda, Md., 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. 11-12-Injection Molding Conference in Chicago, sponsored by Injection Molding magazine. Contact (919) 933-2547.
Sept. 11-13-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. 12-15-Pac-Ex'95, Canada's national packaging show, will be held in Toronto. Contact Madellon Lopes at (416) 595-5562.
Sept. 12-17-International Association of Plastics Distributors Annual Convention in Kansas City, Mo. Contact (913) 345-1005.
Sept. 13-14-Flexible Packaging Association Management Leadership Conference in Boston. Contact the association in Washington at (202) 842-3880.
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 fall meeting in Hyannis, Mass. Contact (202) 347-3838.