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SPI Rebrands as Plastics Industry Association

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SPI is now PLASTICS and also has a new logo, which represents the six facets of the plastics industry supply chain.


SPI: The Plastics Industry Trade Association is now the Plastics Industry Association (PLASTICS).


“To continue to drive the industry forward for decades to come, our board of directors made a decision to evolve our purpose-driven organization,” says Bill Carteaux, PLASTICS’ president and CEO. “We’re not a society; we’re an association that helps to shape the future of the industry. Our new identity as the Plastics Industry Association reflects the way forward.”


PLASTICS also unveiled a new logo, which represents the six facets of the plastics industry supply chain, including brand owners, equipment manufacturers, material suppliers, moldmakers, processors and recyclers. Moving forward, the plastics industry is looking to grow and support sustainability and find ways to make recycling easier, hence the association also added its new, and first-ever tagline: “Better Industry. Better World.”


“Our member-driven organization will continue to help the industry grow while promoting new technology through our trade shows and conferences,” says Jim Murphy, chair of PLASTICS’ Board of Directors and president and CEO of Davis Standard, LLC. “At the same time, we’re going to work to evolve the way people think about plastics.” 


Check out video below from Bill Carteaux explaining the change.