Founded in 1937, SPI: The Plastics Industry Trade Association promotes growth in the $373 billion U.S. plastics industry. Representing nearly 900,000 American workers in the third largest U.S. manufacturing industry, SPI delivers advocacy, market research, industry promotion, and the fostering of business relationships and zero waste strategies. SPI also owns and produces the international NPE trade show. All profits from NPE are reinvested into SPI’s industry services. Find SPI online at and

"From resin suppliers and equipment makers to processors and brand owners, SPI is proud to represent all facets of the U.S. plastics industry," said William R. Carteaux, president and CEO, SPI. Our most recent economic reports show that the plastics industry as a whole is resilient, and has come through the recession significantly better than other U.S. manufacturing sectors."

North American Plastics Alliance Celebrates Fourth Anniversary
July 28, 2015
During the past four years, NAPA has established a strong track record of collaborating to tackle some of the plastics industry’s most pressing issues through the combined efforts of our organizations, said William R. Carteaux, SPI's president and CEO.

SPI's New Database, New FFBD Board Members, and New Report from the USDA on Biobased Products
July 28, 2015
All this and more in this week's edition of the Inside Edge from SPI.

AGC Chemicals Welcomes Freshman U.S. Rep. Ryan Costello to Exton, Pa. Facility
July 24, 2015
Rep. Costello learned what it’s like for a plastics industry chemical manufacturer to conduct business in today’s economy

New Database Set To Launch On or Before Wednesday, July 29
July 24, 2015
As part of SPI’s ongoing commitment to provide easy, intuitive access to all the tools you need to connect, learn, and network, we are pleased to inform you that SPI will launch a new database.

Senate Finance Committee Approves Tax Extenders Package
July 24, 2015
Passage of these extenders boosts business confidence in making important investment expenditures.

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The association is structured to meet the diverse needs of the entire plastics industry.  As SPI prepares for the future, member engagement in formulating strategy, developing priorities and supplying expertise is critical to our success.  From the Executive Board to our three sector Councils (Equipment, Material Suppliers and Processors) and the variety of product/policy committees and self-funded groups, there is a strong foundation already in place to build SPI's new business blueprint.  

SPI regularly seeks skilled professionals in a variety of disciplines to develop, manage, and support our programs and initiatives. SPI is an equal opportunity employer. If you are interested in joining our dynamic trade association, please review our current vacancies.

Vice President, Communications and Public Relations
Direct management of all SPI communications and public relations staff and programs. Serve as media liaison for SPI and provide communications support to SPI Staff. Direct the creation and implementation of a strategic, multi-faceted communications program designed to build and strengthen SPI’s role and reputation as a leader and authoritative voice in its field. Devise program guidelines and policies, develop relationships, oversee implementation process, and provide quality control for communications programs, media activities, and special events.

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