media release

Date: September 27, 2022
Contact: Kailee Canty, Marketing and Education Manager, +913.345.1005


IAPD Awards Education Circle of Champions to Six Member Companies

Overland Park, Kans. - IAPD - The Performance Plastics Association, is pleased to recognize its members who have demonstrated outstanding success in their educational programming and contributions to the association’s offerings. The announcement was made on September 14, 2022, during the opening general session of the 66th Annual IAPD Convention and connecX in Tampa, FL, USA.

Education Circle of Champions Award
The IAPD Education Committee established the IAPD Education Circle of Champions award program in 2009 to acknowledge the innovative or exemplary educational initiatives by member companies. It is a special recognition for those companies that emphasize continuing education within their organization using IAPD’s training and educational resources. The IAPD Education Circle of Champions Award recipients are as follows.

These companies earned between 301 and 400 points on their application and received certificates announcing their Gold Award status:

  • CartierWilson, LLC
  • Polymershapes
  • Cope Plastics, Inc.
  • Curbell Plastics, Inc.
  • Piedmont Plastics
This company earned between 201 and 300 points on their application and received a certificate announcing their Silver Award status:
  • Redwood Plastics and Rubber
IAPD congratulates all award recipients and encourages all members, as well as all performance plastics companies, to learn more about the educational services IAPD provides visit
About IAPD

IAPD – The Performance Plastics Association (IAPD), established in 1956, brings together performance plastics distributors, fabricators, manufacturers, manufacturers' representatives, recyclers, resin manufacturers/distributors and service providers in an environment which encourages a free flow of ideas and information that help members build their businesses. Every program and service we provide is designed with the simple goal of helping our members increase profitability. IAPD provides training, connections with customers and suppliers and information about developments that impact the industry.

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