Plastics Business has a distribution of 10,000, targeting the plastics processing business executive. It is distributed to corporate management as well as plant managers and production managers involved with all types of plastics processing and manufacturing, primarily in the United States.
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Legal Counsel
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Manufacturers Association of Plastics Processors (MAPP) was started in August 1996 as a not-for-profit trade association - by processors, for processors. MAPP now has over 1,000 industry executives in member companies actively benchmarking to improve their operations and communicating with one another to solve individual problems.

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Innovation ... American Ingenuity on Display in Indianapolis

The Decorating and Assembly Division of the Society of Plastics Engineers will meet June 5 and 6 in Indianapolis, IN, for Topical Conference 2012. The conference, Innovation … American Ingenuity, will provide a program filled with two days of papers covering the latest advances in plastic decoration and assembly. Special registration rates are available for MAPP members.

Decorating topics will include fiber laser marking, surface pretreatment, in-mold labeling and decorating and UV digital inkjet. Assembly subjects covered will include ultrasonic welding of biocomposites, electromagnetic welding, laser welding advancements and much more. TopCon also will include a full Supplier Trade Fair where attendees will have the opportunity to visit table top displays by equipment and material suppliers.

TopCon will take place at the Sheraton Indianapolis City Centre, 31 W. Ohio St. Reservations made before the May 12, 2012, cut-off date will cost $123/night for single or double occupancy, including in-room internet and discounted self-parking rates of $12/day. Reservations can be made by calling 888.627.8186.

More information, including registration and a full schedule, is available at www.plasticsdecorating.com/topcon_mapp.