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  A monthly update for the members of IAPD

November 2012

People and Places

Industry News

IAPD Resources


Publicity and Marketing Opportunities

Upcoming Events

IAPD's Direction and Goals
- Susan Avery, CAE, Executive Director

Relive the 2012 IAPD Convention and Plastics Expo

My First IAPD Board Meeting
- Wayne Gono, IAPD Board Member

Education Committee Looks to Expand the IAPD Excellence in Sales Program

Former IAPD President Passes Away

PolyOne Accelerates Specialty Transformation with Agreement to Acquire Spartech

Congratulations Level 1 and Level 2 Plastics Certificate and Excellence in Sales Program Graduates


ASTM Launches a New Initiative to Address the Environmental Impacts of Products

Mel Ettenson, Guest Columnist, Global Plastics Newsletter


Introduction to Plastics and Plastics Primer, 15% Convention Discount Extended to the End of 2012

Find and Keep the Right Customers with the Excellence in Sales Program

An Educated Staff Pays Dividends — Start Adding Value Today!


The IAPD Magazine: Digital Edition

November issue of Designing with Plastics features Architectural Materials

NAW Advisor - Monthly Report for the Wholesale Distribution Industry from Alan Beaulieu

Sales and Marketing Optimization: Developing Competitive Value Propositions in Distribution

IAPD Benchmarking Surveys Need Your Input


The IAPD Magazine, December 2012/January 2013 issue offers two special features, deadline is Nov. 30


January 29–31 - NAW 2013 Executive Summit
March 10–13 - UID 2013 Event
April 30–May 1 - Leadership Summit in Kansas City