media release

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


IAPD Celebrates Members’ Excellence in Marketing

Overland Park, Kans. - IAPD - The Performance Plastics Association, is pleased to recognize its members who have demonstrated outstanding success and creativity with their marketing initiatives. 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.

Marketing Excellence Award
The IAPD Marketing Excellence Awards celebrate the creative marketing efforts by IAPD member companies. The awards are based on a point system. The point system includes many low-cost or even free options for companies who may not have a marketing budget or even a dedicated marketing department. The IAPD Marketing Excellence Award recipients are as follows.

Vycom received the Gold Award for their outstanding contributions and usage of IAPD marketing content and materials. The company recently launched a successful branding campaign to promote their new recycling program. A pioneer in marketing initiatives, Vycom continues to grow and expand its marketing efforts while making valuable connections and contributions to IAPD resources and giving back to their local communities.

Curbell Plastics, Inc. received the Silver Award for their impressive marketing initiatives surrounding engagement with IAPD and the promotion of social and environmentally responsible products. The company continues to provide content to their social channels for the greater good of the performance plastics industry and participate in and promote the impactful activities they contribute to on a local level to nonprofits and charities.

AGRU America, Inc. received the Bronze Award for their consistent engagement on IAPD social channels and the recent launch of a campaign to promote the positive benefits of performance plastics by leveraging multiple medias of marketing tools. AGRU America, Inc. shows strong efforts in continuing to expand and grow their audiences through marketing initiatives.

Marketing Excellence Beacon Award
The Marketing Excellence Beacon Award gives a fourth opportunity for IAPD members to be recognized for their incredible marketing initiatives and progress. The 2022 Marketing Excellence Beacon Award recipient is CartierWilson, LLC. The company’s use of IAPD marketing materials across all their digital andin-person media is outstanding, and they have continuous momentum in building their digital marketing channels.

IAPD congratulates all award recipients and encourages all members, as well as all performance plastics companies, to learn more and utilize marketing tools and materials visit or contact Kailee Canty, [email protected].


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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