SPE Library

The SPE Library contains thousands of papers, presentations, journal briefs and recorded webinars from the best minds in the Plastics Industry. Spanning almost two decades, this collection of published research and development work in polymer science and plastics technology is a wealth of knowledge and information for anyone involved in plastics.

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SPE News

SPE News is our biweekly e-newsletter that will cover breaking industry developments with special emphasis on the people, chapters, and activities within SPE. In other words, SPE News is for you and about you!
SPE News — October 8, 2021
SPE-Inspiring Plastics Professionals, October 2021

  • New Age Medicine
  • Super-Sorbent Recyclate
  • Everything’s Aces

SPE News — September 24, 2021
SPE-Inspiring Plastics Professionals, September 2021

  • ANTEC® 2022 Announcements
  • Sabic Makes Polycarbonate From Post-Consumer Recycled Plastic
  • A Bright Future for Nylon

SPE News — September 10, 2021
SPE-Inspiring Plastics Professionals, September 2021

  • Lead and Prosper
  • Additives for All
  • Smart Machines

SPE News — August 20, 2021
SPE-Inspiring Plastics Professionals, August 2021

  • Waste No Want Not
  • Scientific Molding Ensures Repeatable Parts
  • Used Pandemic Masks Go Circular

SPE News — August 6, 2021
SPE-Inspiring Plastics Professionals, August 2021

  • SPE Focuses on DEI
  • Advisory Board to Bring DEI Issues to the Forefront
  • SPE Foundation Makes DEI a Top Priority
  • Serving Under-Resourced Communities Meaningful and Essential to Foundation

SPE News — July 23, 2021
SPE-Inspiring Plastics Professionals, July 2021

  • Digital July/August Edition of Plastics Engineering Now Available
  • Ready to Roll
  • Go TPO!
  • Have Pods, Will Travel

SPE News — July 9, 2021
SPE-Inspiring Plastics Professionals, July 2021

  • Meet SPE President Jason Lyons
  • Urban Air Mobility Creates Demand for Plastics
  • Precision Production
  • A New Era in Composites

SPE News — June 18, 2021
SPE-Inspiring Plastics Professionals, June 2021

  • Moving Forward
  • Gender Bias and Design
  • Circular Economy and 3D Printing
  • 2021 Passing of the Gavel and Honors & Awards Presentation

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How to reference articles from the SPE Library:

Any article that is cited in another manuscript or other work is required to use the correct reference style. Below is an example of the reference style for SPE articles:

Brown, H. L. and Jones, D. H. 2016, May.
"Insert title of paper here in quotes,"
ANTEC 2016 - Indianapolis, Indiana, USA May 23-25, 2016. [On-line].
Society of Plastics Engineers
Available: www.4spe.org.

Note: if there are more than three authors you may use the first author's name and et al. EG Brown, H. L. et al.

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