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SPE Thermoforming Division

Inaugural Student Radio Controlled Car Race & Design Competition
SPE’s Thermoforming Division announced the winners of this first-time event.

Former SPE Leader Mike Cappelletti Passes Away
Mike was the CEO and Executive Director of Society of Plastics Engineers, retiring after over 20 years of service.

SPE Extrusion Division Minitecs

SPE Extrusion Holding Two Single- and Twin-Screw Minitecs
Twin-screw extrusion theory, principles, tips and practices covered in Detroit, with a single- and twin-screw seminar planned for Georgia.

Students at ANTEC 2017

SPE’s Annual Technical Conference Opens Today
ANTEC starts at 8 a.m. with 550 technical and business papers and more than 60 technical marketing presentations.

SPE Polyolefins 2018

Materials Innovations for Film, Molding & Automotive
Highlights of the SPE Polyolefins Conference included a ‘game-changing’ LLDPE family, and new stabilizers and other additives for film extrusion and all types of molding.

Conference for plastics design for injection molding and 3D printing.

PT Columnists Bozzelli and Sepe Headline New SPE Conference
Design for Injection Molding and 3D Printing technical conference slated for March in Illinois.

PP LFT structural active grille shutter

Winners of 2017 SPE Automotive Awards Wow with Many ‘Firsts’
Innovative, transferable, and intelligent use of thermoplastics capture eight of nine categories.

Dr. Suresh Shah

Lifetime Achievement Awardee Honored For Over 30 Years of Advances in Automotive Molding
Technical specialist Dr. Suresh Shah, who holds more than 45 Intellectual Properties including patents and trade secrets, was recognized at SPE Automotive Innovation Awards Gala.

Plastics Personnel Moves: OCTEX, SPE, PLASTICS, battenfeld-cincinnati, and Engel
New president at OCTEX; new CEO at SPE; new chief economist at PLASTICS; recognition for employee at Engel and more.

The Next Game-Changing Technology in Tools and Dies
The first conformal-cooled tools entered the European market 25 years ago; a new conference aims to determine what the next 25 years could hold.

Polyolefins Technology Continues to Evolve
New resins and additives among highlights of SPE Polyolefins 2017.

Interesting Finalists of 2016 SPE Auto Innovation Awards
Take a look at these “runner-up” finalists in exterior, interior and chassis/hardware categories.

Six More Winners of 2016 SPE Auto Innovation Awards
Take a look at top-rated innovations in chassis/hardware, powertrain, process/assembly, safety, environmental, and aftermarket categories.

SPE Auto Innovation Awards Winners Span Nine Categories
The 2016 interior category winner was also the grand award winner.

SPE announces 2016 SPE foundation scholarship award recipients
The Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) has announced the winners of the 2016 scholarship program administered by SPE Foundation, including 42 scholarships totaling more than $110,000.

Best Paper Awards Dominated By LFT Thermoplastics
Three authors address this topic at the upcoming SPE Automotive Composites Conference & Exhibition 2016.

Slideshow: SPE’s Plastics for Life Global Parts Competition
During ANTEC 2016, a panel of judges selected the winners of the 3rd annual Plastics for Life Global Parts Competition.

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Winners of SPE’s Plastics for Life Global Parts Competition
A panel of judges selected the winners of the 3rd annual Plastics for Life Global Parts Competition from among a wide range of parts that had already won in competitions at previous SPE events during the past year.

Slideshow: SPE to Induct 12 New Fellows
The dozen leaders join an elite group of only 321 named over the last 32 years.

Slideshow: SPE Fellows Inductees
During the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) ANTEC 2016, SPE will honor the newest Fellows of the Society, which are members who have made outstanding contributions in plastics science, engineering, or management.

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