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The SPE Library contains thousands of papers, presentations, journal briefs and recorded webinars from the best minds in the Plastics Industry. Spanning almost two decades, this collection of published research and development work in polymer science and plastics technology is a wealth of knowledge and information for anyone involved in plastics.

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SPE News
SPE News is our biweekly e-newsletter that will cover breaking industry developments with special emphasis on the people, chapters, and activities within SPE. In other words, SPE News is for you and about you!
SPE News — September 23, 2022
SPE-Inspiring Plastics Professionals, September 2022
  • K 2022 Eyes Societal Needs
  • Sure Shots
  • All Onboard
  • Plastics Engineering Wins Folio Awards
  • SPE Announces Alforment as Preferred Partner
  • Essentials of Management & Leadership in Plastics, powered by SPE
  • SPE Foundation and Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas, Present "Color Your World With Science"
  • SPE Foundation Announces 2022 Scholarship Recipients
SPE News - September 9, 2022
SPE-Inspiring Plastics Professional, September 2022
  • Face-to-Face
  • Sustainable Vinyl
  • More Uptime, Better Efficiency
SPE News - August 19, 2022
SPE-Inspiring Plastics Professionals, August 2022
  • Champion for Change
  • Everyone Wins
  • Making Ideas Reality
SPE News — August 5, 2022
SPE-Inspiring Plastics Professionals, August 2022
  • Shaping Future Workers
  • Achieve and Inspire
  • Assessing the Future of Design
  • And More.
SPE News — July 29, 2022 Special Edition
SPE-Inspiring Plastics Professionals, July 2022
  • Essentials of Management & Leadership in Plastics, powered by SPE
  • What the Program Can Do for You
  • Program Benefits
  • Time Well Spent
  • Program Facilitator – Dr. Sarah Skidmore
  • Taking the First Step
SPE News — July 22, 2022
SPE-Inspiring Plastics Professionals,, July 2022
  • New Year, Old Challenges
  • 3D Printing Shows Potential For Multipart Electronics
  • Feel the Power
  • Net Gains
  • Carbon Reinforcement as Art
SPE News — July 8, 2022
SPE-Inspiring Plastics Professionals, July 2022
  • Peace Maker
  • Feel the Power
  • Ocean Melody
  • Auto Initiatives Go Green
  • Heads Up
SPE News — June 24, 2022
SPE-Inspiring Plastics Professionals, June 2022
  • Treaty Trouble
  • Come Together
  • Foursquare 4ocean
SPE News — June 3, 2022
SPE-Inspiring Plastics Professionals, June 2022
  • Making the Grade
  • Heads Up
  • Carbon Reinforcements as Art
SPE News — May 13 , 2022
SPE-Inspiring Plastics Professionals, May 2022
  • Net Gains
  • Auto Initiatives Go Green
  • Green Foam, Greater Profit
SPE News — April 29, 2022
SPE-Inspiring Plastics Professionals, April 2022
  • Where to in '22?
  • Lasting Effect
  • Big and Bold
SPE News — April 15, 2022
SPE-Inspiring Plastics Professionals, April 2022
  • Big and Bold
  • Smaller is Better, and Doable
  • Ocean Melody
SPE News — April 1, 2022
SPE-Inspiring Plastics Professionals, April 2022
  • Dial 'S' for Sustainability
  • Feel the Power
  • Mass Appeal
SPE News — March 4, 2022
SPE-Inspiring Plastics Professionals, March 2022
  • Imagination is Reality
  • 3D Printing Shows Potential for Multipart Electronics
  • Optimizing Dispersion
SPE News — February 18, 2022
SPE-Inspiring Plastics Professionals, February 2022
  • Peace Maker
  • Optimize Screw Replacement
  • Surface Enhancement
SPE News — January 7, 2022
SPE-Inspiring Plastics Professionals, January 2022
  • Give the Public What They Want
  • New Year Brings Old Challengers
  • Plastics Engineering to Commemorate SPE's 80th Anniversary in July/August Issue
SPE News — December 17, 2021
SPE-Inspiring Plastics Professionals, December 2021
  • Year End Review
  • Event Highlights
  • What is happening around SPE
SPE News — December 3, 2021
SPE-Inspiring Plastics Professionals, December 2021
  • Involved in Automotive Applications or Design Musical Instruments?
  • Spotlight on Auto Polyolefins
  • Inspired Designs
SPE News — November 5, 2021
SPE-Inspiring Plastics Professionals,, November 2021
  • Shifting Trade Wind
  • Judge Voids Greenpeace Suit
  • SPE Foundation Awards Almost $200,000 in Scholarships
SPE News — October 22, 2021
SPE-Inspiring Plastics Professionals, October 2021
  • Perfect Alignment
  • A Circle of Life
  • A Dream Come True

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Brown, H. L. and Jones, D. H. 2016, May.
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ANTEC 2016 - Indianapolis, Indiana, USA May 23-25, 2016. [On-line].
Society of Plastics Engineers
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