Resources

Here is a great source on information and contacts:

Alliance of Foam Packaging Recyclers

American Chemical Society (ACS)

American Institute of Chemical Engineers

American Mold Builders Association

American National Standards Institute (ANSI)

American Plastics Council (APC)

American Plastics Council (APC) – Automotive-Specific Website

American Plastics Council (APC) – Hands on Plastics – A Scientific Investigation Kit for teachers and students

American Plastics Council (APC) – Plastics and your Health

American Plastics Council (APC) – Teaching Plastics – Your virtual plastics classroom

American Plastics Council (APC) – Trade Asscociation Website

American Society for Quality

American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM)

American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)

ASM International

Association of Plastics Manufactuers in Europe

Association of Rotational Molders

Automotive Industry Action Group

Automotive Recyclers Association

British Plastics Federation

California Film Extruders & Converters Association

Canadian Plastics Industry Assocation

Composities Fabricators Association

Connecticut Plastics

Corrugated Polyethylene Pipe Association

Fiber Source – American Fiber Manufacturers Association and the Fiber Economics Bureau

Flexible Packaging Association

Future Scientists and Engineers of America (FSEA)

Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA)

Inter-Society Color Council (ISCC)

International Association of Plastics Distributors

Japan Society of Polymer Processing (JSPP)

JETS – Junior Engineering Technical Society

National Association for Plastic Container Recovery (NAPCOR)

National Association of Manufacturers

National Research Councol (NRC) and Industrial Materials Institute (IMI) of Canada

National Tooling & Machining Association

New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program

North American Die Casting Association (NADCA)

Plastics Institute of America

Poly Home Page – Division of Polymer Chemistry Inc. of the American Chemical Society

Polymer Science Learning Center – Multimedia Polymer Education

Polyurethane Foam Association

Polyurethane Manufacturers Association

Royal Society of Chemisty

Socit Franaise des Ingnieurs des Plastiques (SFIP) – (France)

Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering

Society of Automotive Engineers

Society of Plastics Engineers

Society of Rheology

Society of the Plastics Industry, Inc.

Society of Vacuum Coaters

The Wire Association International, Inc.

Tooling & Manufacturing Association

Vinyl Institute

Vinyl Institute – Vinyl By Design – Resource for building design professionals

Vinyl.org – One material, infinite uses

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