SPE Communities, formerly The Chain, is where industry professionals can participate in peer-to-peer conversations and engage in technical and non-technical discussions. Communities participants can subscribe to posts, see who else is online, receive discussion notifications, connect directly to each other via direct messaging and more. Communities are an ideal way to stay connected with your peers to collaborate, share advice, find solutions, and build relationships.
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All Plastics Professionals have access to the following:
REDUCING PLASTIC WASTE THROUGH ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND DIGITALIZATION
This forum explores how Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Digitalization are revolutionizing the plastic industry, offering robust solutions that can effectively mitigate plastic waste and optimize its usage through increased recycling.
PFAS IN THE PLASTICS INDUSTRY: CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES
A forum encouraging conversations about the challenges and opportunities that arise from the use of PFAS in plastics.
PLASTICS AND THE ENVIRONMENT
A forum for fact- and science-based conversation about plastics recycling, bio-materials, sustainability, circular economy principles, and more.
WHAT'S ON YOUR MIND?
Not everything we talk about together needs to be plastics- or work-related. Tell us what's on your mind!
Paid SPE members have EXCLUSIVE ACCESS to the most active SPE Communities, including:
Not everything we do is technical! Engage in a broad range of topics in the INDUSTRY EXCHANGE. Topics outside of the ‘technical’ box are encouraged. Here you can provide answers or comments from your experiences, or just simply give your opinion.
TECH TALK is where professionals from around the world discuss the latest technical issues and innovations in range of marketplaces. Put the knowledge and expertise of thousands of plastics professionals to work for you. Ask a question. Or provide an answer.
GET INVOLVED - VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES FOR SPE MEMBERS
This forum is where SPE Volunteer positions (Chapters, SPE HQ) are posted. You can use this resource to find a position that is right for you!
SPE's Volunteer Leaders still have access to the following:
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START A COMMUNITY!
Want to start a Community of like-minded plastics people who share your interests and passions? Maybe you just want to talk, share ideas, discover new ways of doing things and to expand your network? Submit your Community ideas here: