New Name for SPI Processors' Group

The Structural Plastics Div. of the Society of the Plastics Industry (SPI), Washington, D.C., has changed its name to the Alliance of Plastics Processors (APP). “Changing our name will better serve our members by broadening the scope of our division, providing more access to technology and other resources beyond the Structural Plastics Div., and opening our group to collaboration with other organizations that can share skills, knowledge, and leadership training,” said Allen Weidman, executive director of the Alliance.

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The Structural Plastics Div. of the Society of the Plastics Industry (SPI), Washington, D.C., has changed its name to the Alliance of Plastics Processors (APP). “Changing our name will better serve our members by broadening the scope of our division, providing more access to technology and other resources beyond the Structural Plastics Div., and opening our group to collaboration with other organizations that can share skills, knowledge, and leadership training,” said Allen Weidman, executive director of the Alliance. The APP will also have stronger representation within SPI governance and more influence in tackling industry-wide issues, Weidman said. The group changed the name of its annual conference to the “Plastic Parts Innovations Conference and New Product Design Competition.” It will take place April 2-4 in Columbus, Ohio. For information, visit www.plasticparts.org or contact Karen Miles at (202) 974-5247; e-mail: kmiles@socplas.org.