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  • Zen Saunders, Inclusion and Employee Experience, NA Leader, The Dow Company, and Wynne Nowland, CEO, Bradley & Parker, have been named keynote speakers at SPE’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Manufacturing, taking place December 6-7 at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York City. Attendees will hear how top private and public companies are fostering DEI throughout their organizations.

  • Join the SPE Foundation as it seeks support for After-School SPE STEM Clubs. Focused on sustainable materials science and positive plastics education, we need your help to bring this exciting new program to more students. It costs $5,000 per year to cover the cost of one club. Help us reach our goal of raising enough funds for FIVE After-School SPE STEM Clubs! Donate here for Giving Tuesday (11.30.21)!

  • As part of SPE’s 80th Anniversary, one of the many activities planned throughout 2022 is a special commemorative issue of Plastics Engineering (PE) magazine, which will be published in July/August. This keepsake issue will act as a major reference for plastics industry history and outlook. For those who want to be part of this special issue that will be read, referenced, and reviewed for years to come, please take a few minutes to provide your ideas by going to 4spe.org/Celebrate80.

  • The past president of SPE and 2012 Plastics Hall of Fame inductee died of cancer on Oct. 15. Gardiner had a stellar career in plastics. In addition to serving on SPE Executive Committees for a decade and as president from 1996-1997




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