The Akron SPE section has a great history of being one of the premier sections for SPE International. For the future, our section aims to continue on the path of spreading knowledge, strengthening skills, promoting education and promoting the industry to technicians, scientists, marketers, retailers and other plastics professionals. Become a member today.
The Akron section will continue to bring innovation to our members by having creative and educational monthly programs. To stay up to date with the latest section events please see our newsletters. In addition, we partner with other local professional trade groups to share knowledge and learn from best practices.
The section will continue to support education with our Education Foundation, which awards several scholarships each year, and partner with the University of Akron Polymer Program while continuing to align with ACESS, a local engineering society, and the Akron Global Polymer Academy.
Please Take Our Survey --
Our Akron Section Board has developed a survey in order to better serve you, a valued member of our Society. Please click here to take the survey by May 15. It contains about fifteen questions and should take less than five minutes to complete. In gratitude for your participation, we are pleased to offer you a 40% discount to any 2016-2017 meeting of our local section (total attendance cost $3 for students, $12 for retired, $15 for professionals). The information for the upcoming season, starting in September, will be sent to you in August in the form of the handy pocket calendar.
We are now posting jobs for local plastics companies. This is free to any member. Click here to learn more.
Akron SPE will host the 12th TPE TopCon
Come see Stretching Performance with TPEs at the Fairlawn Hilton on September 20-22, 2016. There will be a half-day pre-conference seminar on Tuesday. Talks during the conference will cover market trends, material and application developments, and advances in processing. For more information please see the conference website.