DAILY NEWS May 12, 2014 1:29 PM - 0 comments

SPE Antec picks global parts competition winners

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The Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) announced the winners of its Global Parts Competition during SPE Antec 2014, which took place April 28-May 1 in Las Vegas, Nev.  

The competition, “Plastics for Life,” featured submissions by 2013-2014 winners of SPE parts competitions from around the world. Chosen as the Grand Prize winner was a rear door assembly developed by Spain-based Walter Pack Group for the Renault Twizy electric car. It was also one of the winners in these four categories:

  • Protecting Life. Plasan Carbon Composites, of Bennington, Vt., for the carbon fibre X-Brace for the 2013 Dodge SRT Viper.

  • Quality of Life. Plastic Technologies Inc., of Perrysburg, Ohio, for the BrightPak “rigid liner in bottle” containment system designed by ATMI Inc.

  • Improving Life. This award also went to Plastic Technologies Inc. for the BrightPak system.

  • Sustaining Life. Walter Pack Group, for the rear door assembly for the Renault Twizy electric car.

The annual Antec event is the world’s largest plastics technical conference, consisting entirely of original, peer-reviewed presentations on a variety of topics relevant to today’s global plastics industry. Antec 2015 will be co-located with the NPE2015 exposition in Orlando, Fla., and will take place on March 23-27.

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