The following is a list of the combined major North American and international conferences, trade shows and expositions of general interest to the plastics industry. A list of regional shows, technical conferences, seminars and training meetings generally appears in the second issue of each month. 1996
July 28-30-International Lawn, Garden & Power Equipment Expo '96, in Louisville, Ky., sponsored by the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute. Contact Sellers Expositions Inc. at (502) 562-1962 or (800) 558-8767.
Aug. 5-9-University of Michigan 1996 Management Briefing Seminars, in Traverse City, Mich. Contact UM at (313) 764-5592.
Aug. 26-27 - Compounding '96 in Phila-delphia, sponsored by Executive Con-ference Management Inc. Contact (313) 420-0507.
Sept. 4-7 - ChinaPack/ChinaPlastics will be held at the Guangzhou, China, Foreign Trade Center. Contact Blenheim International in Fort Lee, N.J., at (201) 346-2050.
Sept. 4-11-International Manufactur-ing Technology Show, organized by the Association for Manufacturing Technology, will be held in Chicago. Contact AMT at (703) 893-2900.
Sept. 5-6-SPI's Midwest Section Con-ference at the Grand Geneva Resort and Spa in Lake Geneva, Wis. Contact (847) 297-6150.
Sept. 10-14-International Plastics and Rubber Machinery Processing and Materials Exhibition will be in Jakarta, Indonesia. Contact Overseas Exhi-bition Services Ltd. in London at +44 (171) 486-1951.
Sept. 11-13-Enviro-Pro Expo Mexico 96 in Mexico City. For more information contact organizer E.J. Krause & Associates at (301) 986-7800.
Sept. 16-17-Injection Molding Confer-ence in Philadelphia, sponsored by Injection Molding. Contact (919) 933- 2547.
Sept. 16-19-Auto-Tech 96 at the Cobo Center in Detroit, co-sponsored by the Automotive Industry Action Group and the American Society for Quality Control's Automotive Division. Con-tact (810) 799-4228.
Sept. 17-18-Appliance Manufacturers Conference & Expo at the Opryland Hotel in Nashville, Tenn., sponsored by Appliance Manufacturer. Contact (847) 297-3571.
Sept. 18-20-Polypropylene '96, sponsored by Maack Business Services in Zurich, Switzerland. Contact +41 (1) 781 30 40 or fax +41 (1) 781 15 69.
Sept. 18-20-Exporec, the international exhibition of recycling, in Tokyo. Contact organizer Mack-Brooks Exhi-bitions Ltd. in Hatfield, England, at +44 (1707) 275 641 or fax +44 (1707) 275 544.
Sept. 18-22-CIP '96, the China International Packaging Technology Exhibition, in Beijing. Contact sponsors CIEC Exhibition Co. (HK) Ltd. in Hong Kong at +85 (2) 28 27 50 78 or fax +85 (2) 28 27 55 35.
Sept. 18-22-International Casual Furniture Market in Chicago. Contact Merchandise Mart Properties Inc. at (800) 667-6278.
Sept. 21-25-Polyurethane Manufactur-ers Association fall meeting in Chicago. Contact (708) 858-2670.
Sept. 24-28-Latino Plast 96 in Caxias do Sul, Brazil. Contact +55 (51) 337-3131
Sept. 24-29-International Association of Plastics Distributors convention in Waikoloa, Hawaii. Contact (913) 345-1005.
Sept. 25-26 - Flexible Packaging Association Management Leadership Conference in Chicago. Contact (202) 842-3880.
Sept. 25-26-MID '96, conference on Molded Interconnect Devices, at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg in Erlangen, Germany. Contact +49 (9131) 85 71 77 or fax +49 (9131) 30 25 28.
Sept. 25-27-SPO '96, international business forum on specialty polyolefins, in Houston at the Westin Galeria Hotel, sponsored by Schotland Business Research Inc. Contact (609) 466-`9191.
Sept. 26-Meeting on Polarized Flame Treatment at sponsor EsseCI's facility in Narni, Italy. Contact +39 (744) 72 67 41, fax +39 (744) 72 69 53, or e-mail [email protected]
Sept. 26-30-National Casual Furniture Market in Chicago, sponsored by the Summer and Casual Furniture Manu-facturers Association. Contact (312) 527-7965.
Sept. 28-Oct. 1-SPE Fall Thermoform-ing Conference in Fort Mitchell, Ky., sponsored by the Society of Plastics Engineers. Contact Art Buckel at McConnel Co. Inc. in San Diego at (619) 273-9620.
Sept. 29-Oct. 1-Fall meeting of the Chemical Management & Resources Association in Atlanta at the Renaissance Atlanta Hotel. Contact (718) 876-8800.
Sept. 30-Oct. 4-Upakovka '96, international trade show for packaging machinery, equipment, materials and printing, in Moscow. Organized by Nowea Inter-national in Germany. Contact Dussel-dorf Trade Shows Inc. at (312) 781- 5180.
Oct. 1-2-LatinPack'96 at the Hotel Tequendama Intercontinental in Bogot , Colombia. Contact organizer Grupo Delta in Corvallis, Ore., at (541) 757-8801.
Oct. 1-3-IBEC '96 International Body Engineering Conference & Expo-sition in Detroit, sponsored by DuPont Automotive, GE Plastics and other automotive materials suppliers. Con-tact organizer SAE International Inc. (810) 558-5710.
Oct. 1-3-NEPCON San Antonio '96 in San Antonio, organized by Reed Exhibition Cos. Contact (203) 840-5856.
Oct. 2-4-Recycling Council of On-tario's conference and trade show at the Hamilton, Ontario, Convention Centre. Contact (416) 960-1025 or e- mail [email protected]
Oct. 2-5-Composites '96 convention and exposition in Dallas, sponsored by the Composites Fabricators Associa-tion. Contact (703) 610-9025 or e-mail [email protected]
Oct. 3-7-Tokyo Pack 96, organized by Japan Packaging Institute, at Ariake International Exhibition Center in Tokyo. Contact +81 (3) 35 43 11 89 or fax +81 (3) 35 43 89 70.
Oct. 8-9-Expoplast '96 in Montreal, sponsored by the Society of the Plastics Industry of Canada. Contact (905) 678-7748.
Oct. 8-10 - Association of Profession-al Model Makers Conference in Milwaukee. Contact APMM in San Francisco at (415) 957-0130.