The International Plastics Design Competition (IPDC) debuted at NPE2009 with great success.

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Embody® chair, by Herman Miller, Inc., was the 2009 International Plastics Design Competition winner in the furniture category.

The International Plastics Design Competition (IPDC) debuted at NPE2009 with great success. With more than 40 entries on display at the show and fifteen awards presented-including a People's Choice category that attracted more than 10,000 votes-innovation in plastics design took center stage.

Designers and manufacturers of components and finished products will display their most innovative achievements before tens of thousands of plastics professionals at NPE2012, the world's largest plastics conference, exposition and technology exchange. Open to any product, any end-use market and any country, all entrants will have the opportunity to display their innovations before tens of thousands of professionals representing the entire plastics industry supply chain at Technology Central@NPE2012. Categories include end-market applications such as innovative packaging and medical products to bio-process systems, nanotechnology, energy efficiency and bio-based materials.

Entrants will also receive extensive pre-, onsite and post-event press coverage that is unparalleled in scope for the industry.

Click here for entry information.

Click here to see winners from the previous shows.