You'll need to invest in training programs, regulatory compliance guides, market information and industry forecasts to compete in today's global market. SPI helps you save money when you do.
As an SPI member, you get proprietary products and services that save you time and money, improve your productivity and make you more competitive in today's increasingly challenging international marketplace – all at discounted rates verses non-members.
These programs are exclusively for SPI members.
Sentry Insurance is one of the nation's leading insurers of manufacturers of plastics and rubber goods. SPI and Sentry have teamed up to offer SPI members an insurance program that covers workers compensation, property and casualty, including: commercial liability, comprehensive auto liability, physical damage and crime and dishonesty.
For more information contact: Jacklyn Johnson, (715) 346-7427.
Black Line R&D Tax Credit Assessment
SPI's agreement with Black Line Group makes their tax code specialists available to quickly assess your company's qualifications for the R&D Tax Credit. Let Black Line Group's experience show you how to keep your bottom line in the black.
For more information contact: Scott Schmidt, (763) 550-0111
SPI member companies receive a substantial discount on booth space and select booth space. SPI’s triennial NPE trade show has been the premier event for the plastics industry for more than 60 years with more than a million square feet of exhibit space and over 75,000 attendees.
SPI members receive discounts on exhibit space at regional Plastec shows, co-sponsored by Canon Communications LLC and SPI.
Industry Group Conferences
Discounted to SPI members. SPI’s Industry Groups conferences focus on its niche market community of members, including technical and regulatory issues, conferences, research and statistics and market development.
SPI's Concierge Service
Need help planning participation in trade shows? SPI's exclusive Concierge Service provides turnkey assistance with booth selection and contracts, budget vendor management, customer relations and move-in coordination. Save valuable time by letting SPI's experts coordinate the logistics and details, allowing your staff to focus on sales. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to inquire about this service!
Lower costs and increase margins when you ship with YRC! Yellow and Roadway have integrated to give you YRC - the genuine heavyweight expert with the most comprehensive network available. As a benefit of your SPI membership, you receive a 70% discount on qualifying less-than-truckload (LTL) shipments. YRC offers flexible, efficient solutions, including comprehensive regional and national coverage with a full suite of guaranteed, expedited and specialized services. More customers rely on YRC than any other provider. Take advantage of your YRC discount today by contacting your association benefits coordinator at 800.647.3061 or enroll online.
Cut your costs on international freight with a top-shelf customs broker and freight forwarder, DB Schenker. Schenker's specialists will work with your company's specific needs to help you save on international freight and give you a competitive edge.
Plastics Jobs Board
SPI members receive discounted job posting packages. The Plastics Jobs Board is the exclusive resource for online employment connections in the global plastics marketplace.
Protect your workers' health and lives and save money on insurance, legal and time-loss costs. SPI's effective worker health and safety groups work closely with federal and state environmental protection agencies, OSHA and others to bring high-quality safety training to the plastics industry. For more information click here.
As members, you and your staff have access to webinars targeting specific business and technical issues throughout the year. Many webinars are available exclusively to members, while other webinars offer member participants substantially reduced registration fees. Keep your employees informed on the latest issues that impact your bottom line, right from their own desk. Visit the SPI events calendar for upcoming webinars or e-mail email@example.com.
Plastics Industry Store
Significant member’s only savings. SPI’s Plastics Industry Store provides hundreds of titles to give you the latest market intelligence, technical references and business information for the plastics marketplace. From blow molding and extrusion to designing plastic parts, hot runner technology and microcellular processing, there are 150 Hanser Gardner titles to meet virtually every need.
Plastics Data Source Reports
Free to SPI members. The one-of-a-kind economic studies and statistical reports that make up SPI’s Plastics Data Source present comprehensive review and analysis of the U.S. plastics industry, helping members track trends in employment, shipments, productivity and U.S. international trade in plastics materials, machinery, molds and manufactured goods.