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Student Member



Start Your Journey

Undergraduate and graduate students in plastics related fields of study can learn, study and build their professional networks.

Members should be regularly enrolled, full-time students in a course of study for a future in the industry.

Young Professional Member

Young Professional

per year

Jumpstart Your Career

Launch your career with SPE learning, networking, and career-building resources!

Upon graduation SPE student members receive 2 free years of membership.

Professional Member


per year

Stay on Top

The "Go To" Plastics Industry Resource for Professionals looking to expand their knowledge, and stand out in the field!

Members should have a professional or academic interest in plastics engineering, technology, science, or in the management of such activities.

Emeritus Member


per year

You've Earned It

An Emeritus member is a member of SPE who has accumulated at least twenty years of membership, and (1) who is either retired from active professional activity and is over sixty-two years of age, or (2) is over seventy years of age.

If you qualify, please submit your Emeritus request.

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