Introduction to Plastics speaks four languages

As announced previously, the Introduction to Plastics is now available four different languages — English, French, German and Italian. If you have ever wondered what is actually contained in this publication, you can take a look at the table of contents by following the links below.

English | French | Italian | German

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Introduction to Plastics is more than an introduction.

It's everything you need to know about more than 50 plastic materials commonly used today in many applications such as mechanical and engineering, signs and displays and architecture, including:

• Their comparative properties
• How they're made
• Appropriate applications
• Processing and fabrication techniques


See what others have to say about this invaluable resource:

"You don't know what you don't know, and the IAPD's Introduction to Plastics sheds light on those areas, highlighting information necessary to be successful in plastics distribution. It has helped turn plastics salespeople into plastics consultants."

Mark Steele, Director of Corporate Development | LAIRD PLASTICS


"We educate the engineering community, contractors and distribution companies on the proper applications of different plastic materials. IAPD's Introduction to Plastics is what I always recommend for reading material."

Theresa Spencer, President | WESTERN INDUSTRIAL PLASTICS, INC.


Take a look inside!

View the table of contents and first chapter of this invaluable resource.