e-Training Webinars

Webinars are a convenient, quick and cost-effective way to educate IAPD members, plastics professionals and end users about the vast world of performance plastics. Each presentation is one hour and allows companies to easily inform a target audience about an interesting topic they are knowledgeable on. If you have an area of expertise that you would like to present via webinar, please contact Courtney Karr to schedule a 2017 date.

Upcoming Webinars

To Register for an IAPD webinar: Login to your IAPD account. If you do not have an IAPD account, you will need to create an account below and login to register for this webinar. All IAPD members and non-members can create an IAPD account. Once registered, you will receive an email confirmation from Go To Webinar with the call-in details. If you do not receive the email confirmation, please contact IAPD staff.



Recruiting and Retention in Today's Competitive Job Market

Friday, July 28, 2017
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. CDT

Recruiting and retaining talented women in today’s work environment presents new challenges we need to address with fresh eyes and new understanding. In this session, Frank Pastor, Vice President - Human Resources at Alro Steel Corporation, shares relevant insight based on his years of research and experience in this area. He will share some of the tools and tactics you can use to foster success in organizations looking to balance their work environments. He will also discuss the benefits of adding more diversity to the workforce.




Plastics in the Food Processing and Beverage Industry

Friday, August 18, 2017
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. CDT

This presentation will discuss the many applications and performance plastic materials used in food and beverages industry, which are found everywhere from the field to your table. We will cover standard and custom performance plastics in depth for a variety of applications in these industries. After participating in this webinar, you will know how performance plastics are being used and you should take away some ideas for new ways to grow your business and the market for performance plastics.

Presented by George Southard, CPMR, owner of G S Sales.

Webinars On-Demand

Click the video below to watch the most recent IAPD webinar. To watch additional archived webinar presentations on-demand, click here. You will need to login to your free IAPD account to order/watch archived webinars from the IAPD Store.

IAPD Webinar Replay from June 26, 2017

Thermoplastics for Chemical Handling Systems



Through real-life applications, you will have a better understanding of the capabilities of thermoplastic piping and what to consider when designing a system.

Sample projects will highlight:

  • Advantages of thermoplastics vs. metal
  • Material selection/chemical resistance
  • Pressure/temperature relationships
  • Thermal expansion/support
  • Weathering/Outdoor exposure

The presentation details solutions to common problems in very demanding applications.


To watch additional archived webinar presentations on-demand, click here.
You will need to login to your free IAPD account to order/watch archived webinars from the IAPD Store.