2017 The Future is Plastics: A Celebration of SPE's 75th Anniversary & Plastics News Rising Stars
August 24, 2017
August 24, 2017, The Gem Theatre, Detroit, MI
17th Annual Automotive Composites Conference and Exhibition (ACCE)
September 6 - 8, 2017
September 6-8, 2017, Novi, Michigan
September 11 - 13, 2017
September 11-13, 2017, Orlando, Florida
SPE announces Russell Broome stepping down as Managing Director
August 10, 2017 in Press Release
BETHEL, CT., U.S.A., August 10, 2017: Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) announced today that Russell Broome will step down as Managing Director.
GM Pilots STEM Camp for Elementary Students in Detroit’s Cody Rouge Community
August 7, 2017
DETROIT – More than 2,500 General Motors team members are putting on their gloves, work boots and safety glasses and returning to Detroit’s Cody Rouge community July 24-28 for the company’s annual week-long volunteer event.
Top 5 Plastic Packaging Developments of 2017
July 10, 2017 in Plastics Today
At the Packaging Channel at PlasticsToday, we used this opportunity to check metrics for the first half of 2017. It’s one way to check the pulse of the industry as to what packaging issues, news and developments at our website drew the most interest and presumably were the most important to our audience of plastics and packaging professionals.
3D PRINTING : THE WAY FORWARD
July 31, 2017 in ASEAN Seminar
What is additive manufacturing (3D Printing)? The process of adding finite amounts of materials, layer upon layer, to make objects directly from 3D CAD data.
Mechanochemical reclaiming of ground rubber tire using a dual-functional reclaiming agent
June 26, 2017 in Plastics Research Online
Disulfide chemicals act as a reclaiming agent during the mechanochemical reclaiming of ground rubber tire and can subsequently help to disperse silica filler into the revulcanizate.
A novel high-performance biobased polyamide
June 13, 2017 in Plastics Research Online
Poly(pentamethylene oxamide) exhibits excellent mechanical, thermal, and water absorption properties, and is suitable for the fabrication of plastics, as well as parts in the automobile and electronics industries.