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All over the world, people are beginning to see the unlimited number of benefits plastics have to offer due to organizations aimed at raising awareness. Here in the US, the Society of the Plastics Industry (SPI), is dedicated to exploring avenues of sustainable growth of the global plastics industry, and communicating the industry's contributions and benefits.  SPI offers a wide range of resources including a suppliers directory, business development, even trade shows much like the National Hardware Show Mr. Chain attends.

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However, there are organizations all over the world supporting and promoting the plastics industry such as the Annual Plastics Industry Awards held annually in London. The UK has come to highly respect the awards banquet and it is often referred to as the "Oscars of the plastic industry."  The awards seek to provide insight to current innovative development and uses of plastics. The event was launched in 2001 and continues to be a popular and growing event. "This event is dedicated to rewarding innovation and exceptional performance. The Plastics Industry Awards acknowledge the best companies and the best people in the market." ( )

Plastic Industry Awards are given in many categories, below are just a few:

Consumer Product Design of the Year, Industrial Product Design, Young Designer of the Year, Best Energy or Environmental Initiative, Best Business Initiative.

Til next time,

Mr. Chain

Written by mrchainreaction — January 18, 2012

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