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. 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. 8-10-SPI Pacific Northwest Chapter annual business meeting in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. Contact (714) 261-6979.
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 (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.
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. 16-19-Chemical Management and Resources Association fall meeting in Orlando, Fla. Contact CMRA in Staten Island, N.Y., at (718) 876-8800.
Sept. 17-19-SPE Thermoforming Division annual meeting in Independence, Ohio. Contact SPE at (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-International Technical Conference on Composites in Corrosion and Construction in Las Vegas, sponsored by SPI's Western Composites Institute. Contact (714) 261-6959.
Sept. 19-21-SME Finishing '95 Conference and Exposition in Cincinnati. Contact the Society of Manufacturing Engineers of Dearborn, Mich., 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. 24-26-SPI New England fall conference in Newport, R.I. Contact Lori Capezzuto at (617) 932-0012.
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.
Oct. 1-3-SPI Midwest Conference in Concord, Ohio. Contact Patti Czizik at (708) 297-6150.
Oct. 5-6-Latin American Chemicals Markets '95 in Houston. If calling from the United States, contact Reed Business Publishing at (800) 814-3459; others call London, 011 44 (171) 404 7722.
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. 11-13-SPI Thermoforming Institute fall business meeting in San Francisco. Contact (202) 371-5395.
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. 16-18-Creating Environmentally Responsible Packaging in Washington, sponsored by the Institute for International Research of New York. Contact (212) 661-8740.