Canadian Plastics

NPE 2006 devotes more space to emerging technologies

A multi-exhibitor pavilion at the NPE 2006 exposition will explore four technologies that will shape tomorrow's wor...

January 6, 2006   Canadian Plastics

A multi-exhibitor pavilion at the NPE 2006 exposition will explore four technologies that will shape tomorrow’s world for plastics professionals, The Society of the Plastics Industry, Inc. (SPI) recently announced.
SPI is also offering special incentives to prospective exhibitors in the pavilion. NPE 2006 show will take place June 19 to 23 at Chicago’s McCormick Place.
The New Technology Pavilion will be organized around for issues innovations or technical issues deemed by SPI to have broad implications in the plastics industry for years to come, according to Lynne Harris, SPI’s vice president of science and technology. These include nanotechnology, bioplastics, energy efficiency and recycling.
The New Technology Pavilion will contain exhibits by companies and technical organizations, including some companies that also operate exhibits elsewhere in the show. Each of the first four days of NPE 2006 will be devoted to presentations on one of the themes of the pavilion.
“We have set aside a large and prominent area in the South Hall of McCormick Place for the New Technology Pavilion, and for exhibit space within the pavilion we have reduced by 25 per cent the fee per square foot normally charged to companies that are not members of SPI,” said Walt Bishop, SPI’s vice president in charge of trade shows.


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