The Cleveland Section of the Society of Plastics Engineers was founded in 1943, the third section to be formed in the USA. We are the professional home for nearly 275 plastics professionals across the Greater Cleveland area. Our objective is to promote scientific, engineering, and business knowledge related to the plastics industry in northeast Ohio. We invite you to browse through our site and encourage your attendance and participation at our technical programs.

2017 – 2018 Cleveland SPE Programs
(in conjunction with Akron section)

Meeting Topic Speaker Company Location
13-Nov-17 Failure Analysis Jeffery Jansen The Madison Group Hilton Garden Inn, Twinsburg
4-Dec-18 Holiday Party Madrigal Singers Tavern at Richfield
8-Jan-18 ACCESS Joe Gingo, CEO A. Schulman / PolyOne Akron Hilton
12-Feb-18 Plastics in Medical Field Dr. Gao Cleveland Clinic Cleveland
12-Mar-18 TBA
9-Apr-18 Plastics in Education Akron Hilton
14-May-18 Cleveland Section Awards TBD


The PlastiVan™ Program

The PlastiVan™ Program is a great way to WOW and excite young people about the science and the vast opportunities the plastics industry has to offer. The PlastiVan program travels to schools and companies throughout North America, educating people of all ages about plastics chemistry, history, processing, manufacturing, sustainability and applications. For more information about the PlastiVan™ Program, please contact Eve Vitale at evitale@4spe.org or (810) 814-6412 .