November 16, 2015 News

Corvette body panels win top SPE automotive award

by Canadian Plastics

The Society of Plastics Engineers’ automotive division selected an auto application by General Motors Co. (GM) as the Grand Award winner at its annual Automotive Innovation Awards Gala. The top prize went to GM for its materials category entry, class

October 27, 2015 News

SPE successfully targeting young people

by Canadian Plastics

Measures to support education and provide outreach to young people result in a “significant” increase in SPE membership and participation by students, SPE says.

October 18, 2015 News

First GMT composite bumper on 1984 Corvette wins 2015 SPE Automotive Hall of Fame award

by Canadian Plastics

The Automotive Division of the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) has selected the first use of glass-mat thermoplastic (GMT) composite on the front bumper of the 1984 model year Chevrolet Corvette sports car from then General Motors Corp. as its

September 16, 2015 News

SPE announces 2015 Thermoforming Parts Competition winners

by Canadian Plastics

Manitoba-based think4D wins Gold Award.

June 10, 2015 News

Salaries on the rise in U.S. plastics industry: SPE survey

by Canadian Plastics

Optimism continues among employees in the U.S. plastics industry, as average base salaries in the U.S. grew 0.7% from 2013 to US$104,722 in calendar year 2014, and job confidence and growth expectations have remained high for both managers and non-managers,

April 8, 2015 News

SPE now accepting nominations for automotive composites parts awards

by Canadian Plastics

The organizing committee for the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) Automotive Composites Conference & Exhibition (ACCE) is now accepting nominations for the most innovative composites application as part of the group’s annual event, September 9-11, 2015 in Novi, Mich. Prizes

March 18, 2015 News

U of T prof among new SPE Fellows

by Canadian Plastics

SPE to honor five at ANTEC 2015

January 24, 2015 News

SPE to honor four leaders at ANTEC 2015

by Canadian Plastics

The Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) is handing out awards for outstanding contributions to the plastics industry to four industry members. The SPE’s most distinguished award, the International Award for an individual’s lifetime achievement, is going to Dr. Richard J.