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
9-Oct-17 Plastic Resin Development Lubrizol Brecksville OH
13-Nov-17 High Speed Coating of Wide Film Webs Mike Rossi Avery Dennison Mentor OH
4-Dec-18 Holiday Party Madrigal Singers Tavern at Richfield
8-Jan-18 ACCESS Joe Gingo, CEO A. Schulman / PolyOne Akron Hilton
12-Mar-18 Plastics in Medical Field Dr. Gao Cleveland Clinic Cleveland
12-Mar-18 Parker Hannifin Tour Sahil Gupta Parker Hannifin Plant Tour
9-Apr-18 Plastics in Education Akron Hilton
21-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, visit: SPE Plastivan™ Program or contact Marjorie Weiner at mweiner@4spe.org or +1 978-618-5496.