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Time is running out — IAPD scholarship applications are due Feb. 1

Early dues renewal pays off for GF Piping Systems

IAPD member renewals due January 31

Manufacturers' Market Sizing Survey data due soon

IAPD Webinars: Thermoplastic Industrial Piping Systems, a Two-part Series — presented by David Chasis

Take advantage of the Excellence in Sales Certificate Program today!

Train your entire staff — Plastics Certificate Program offers group discounts

University of Industrial Distribution (UID) is filling up, don't miss this great learning opportunity

Take a look inside the Introduction to Plastics


Mel Ettenson, Guest Columnist, Global Plastics Newsletter

Legislative update from NAW: New federal regulations

Polymer scientist devises air-cleaning clothes

Warehouse training seminars: A comprehensive training program for the wholesale distribution channel


Harrington Industrial Plastics buys Texas rival

December Level 1 and Level 2 Plastics Certificate Program Graduates


The IAPD Magazine: Plastics in Medical

Strategic Pricing for Distributors: Tools and Rules for Building Higher Margins


The IAPD Magazine, February/March 2012 issue special feature

Reserve your 2012 Plastics Expo booth today


Plan for all upcoming IAPD events on our event calendar on

Jan. 27 - 10 a.m. - IAPD Webinar: Thermoplastic Industrial Piping Systems (Part 1 of 2), presented by David Chasis

Jan. 29 - 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. - SPE Plastics Chemistry Fair

Jan. 31 - Feb. 2 - NAW 2012 Executive Summit, The Fairmont, Washington D.C.

March 5-8 - University of Industrial Distribution (UID)

May 21 - 2012 Annual Greg Berry Atlanta Plastics Charity Golf Tournament

May 22-23 - IAPD Leadership Summit, Chateau Elan, Atlanta, GA

June 26 - 2012 Midwest Memorial Golf Tournament tees off

Oct. 23-26 - 56th Annual IAPD Convention & Plastics Expo