Popular Societies & Publications in the Plastics Industry
- American Plastics Council: Through a variety of outreach efforts, APC works to promote the benefits of plastics and the plastics industry.
- International Association of Plastics Distributors: "The mission of the International Association of Plastics Distributors (IAPD) is to grow the plastics distribution industry through collection, production and dissemination of quality information and education; by offering meaningful business and social interactions; and, by being a catalyst in assuring proactive representation in the governmental and public arenas."
- PlasticsResource.com: Information on Plastics and the Environment provided by the American Plastics Council.
- National Electric Code: NEC Digest, the NFPA's official NEC magazine.
- Society of Plastics Engineers: Every day, the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) takes action to help companies in the plastics industry succeed. How? By spreading knowledge, strengthening skills and promoting plastics.
- Plastics News: Official Site of Plastic News Publication
- Society of Plastics Industry: The mission of SPI is to be a world class trade association representing the entire plastics industry in a way that promotes the development of the plastics industry and enhances the public's understanding of its contributions while meeting the needs of society and providing value to its members.
- Plastic Molders and Manufacturers Association: After registering with the Society of Manufacturing Engineers free of charge, PMME serves as a resource to plastics professionals in all industries from medical manufacturing to automotive.The Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) is the world's leading resource Where Manufacturing Comes Together - both people and information - to advance manufacturing knowledge.
- Modern Plastics: The global Plastics magazine.
- Plastics.com: Be part of the most active plastics net community worldwide. Here you'll find all types of news and discussions of issues of a timely nature, as well as industry events and more to come.
- PlasticsNet: Want to find solutions to your color measuring and matching needs? Interested in streamlining your injection molding process? Looking for thermoforming machinery? Need to identify and select suppliers? Then you need the expert advice of PlasticsNet, the premier sourcing site for the plastics industry.
- The History of Measurement: MTI Instruments gives us brief histories of a variety of types of measurements and measurement tools, including the barometer, hourglass, and sundial.