Plastics, and the Society of the Plastics Industry (SPI), will play a large role at next month’s Pack Expo 2012 (Oct. 28-31; McCormick Place Convention Center; Chicago). In additon to an exhibition booth, SPI will have meetings for its thermoforming and food/drug and cosmetic packaging materials committees, as well as an event celebrating its 75th anniversary.
The trade group’s plan includes:
SPI Exhibit Booth: North Concourse C40. SPI will provide an opportunity to meet industry colleagues and SPI leadership at the show.
SPI Thermoformers Committee: On Oct., SPI’s thermoforming committee meeting will include a presentation by economist Peter Mooney, who will offer guidance on how to turn challenges into opportunities in a difficult economic, political and business climate.
SPI Food/Drug & Cosmetic Packaging Materials Committee: On Oct. 29-30, SPI’s conference will address questions and concerns on technologies such as bioplastics, antioxidants, nanotechnology, high pressure sterilization, green chemistry and more.
SPI 75th Anniversary Party: On Monday, Oct. 29, from 5-7 pm in South Hall room S106B, SPI is offering the opportunity to join industry colleagues from across the plastics supply chain. Plastics processors, equipment and mold makers, resin suppliers and OEM/brand owners will be onhand to celebrate 75 years of plastics innovation. Party-goers will enjoy live entertainment, an open bar and a buffet.
SPI notes that if a person registers to attend any one of these SPI events, he or she will receive a FREE entry into PACK EXPO 2012.
Source : http://www.plasticstoday.com/articles/spi-makes-big-plans-pack-expo-2012-092420122