media release

Date: April 7, 2022
Contact: Liz Novak, CAE, Director of Advocacy and Publications / Deputy Executive Director, +913.345.1005


Overland Park, Kans. - The International Association of Plastics Distribution (IAPD), the international trade association comprised of companies engaged in the distribution and manufacturing of performance plastics, is pleased to announce record-setting attendance at the association’s first charitable golf tournament of the year. The 2022 IAPD West Coast Charitable Golf Tournament, to be held on Thursday, April 28 at the Pechanga Resort Casino in Temecula, CA, USA, will welcome a record number of performance plastics professionals for a day of golf for a great cause, the IAPD Charitable Foundation. The foundation supports the annual IAPD Scholarship program, which awards scholarships to worthy undergraduate and graduate students.

The West Coast Golf Committee, comprised of volunteers from IAPD member companies, is responsible for recruiting participants and securing sponsorships for this event. The committee includes Kurt Broll of Interstate Plastics, Mike McKenna of Interstate Plastics, Matt Humphreys of Industrial Plastic Supply, Inc., Jay Forcellina of Curbell Plastics, Inc. and board liaison Doug Twitchell of 3A Composites USA, Inc. 

In addition to the record-breaking attendance, the committee has secured more than $5,000 in sponsorships to date from the following companies:

  • Hole Sponsors are Harker & Associates, Inc., Roechling Industrial North America, 3A Composites USA., Inc., Palram Americas, Inc. Pacific Polymer Group, Nylatech, Inc., Polymershapes, Stiles Machinery Inc., ZL Engineering Plastics and Piedmont Plastics.
  • Closest-to-the-Pin Sponsor is Polymer Industries.
  • Longest Drive Contest Sponsor is Cast Nylon Ltd.
  • Putting Contest Sponsor is Nylatech, Inc.
  • Lunch Sponsors are Interstate Plastics and Harker & Associates, Inc.
  • Dinner Sponsors are Curbell Plastics, Inc., Industrial Plastic Supply, Inc. and PLASKOLITE.
  • Trophy Sponsor is Nylatech, Inc.

“IAPD is thrilled to tee off a full schedule of golf tournaments with this strong start at the West Coast tournament. IAPD members and future members will enjoy a great day of golf and plenty of time for networking at one of Southern California’s premier golf courses,” said IAPD CEO Susan Avery, CAE. “We look forward to a successful season of golf tournaments, which will help raise much-needed funds for IAPD’s scholarship program.”

There is still time to register for the 2022 IAPD West Coast Charitable Golf Tournament, to be held on Thursday, April 28 at the Pechanga Resort Casino in Temecula, CA, USA. See for details.

About IAPD

The International Association of Plastics Distribution (IAPD), established in 1956, brings together performance plastics distributors, fabricators, manufacturers, manufacturers' representatives, recyclers 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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