2018 Show Directory

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101 Regulatory Commiees Bioplasঞcs Division The PLASTICS Bioplasঞcs Division works to educate and promote the development of bioplasঞcs as an integral part of the plasঞcs industry. Subcommiees: Beginning of Life, Communicaঞons and Markeঞng, and End of Life. EHS+ Commiee (Environment, Health and Safety) The EHS+ Commiee provides leadership, guidance and support to bring about conঞnual improvement in environmental, worker health and safety, and product regulatory performance in the plasঞcs industry. The Commiee supports the use of sound science and public policy, and promotes and serves member interests, including using its Task Groups to: • Deliver environmental, health and safety informaঞon and tools for members • Provide input and direcঞon on legislaঞve and regulatory proposals • Protect polymer market interests Food, Drug and Cosmeঞc Packaging Materials Commiee The FDCPMC brings together company representaঞves to: • Discuss and exchange knowledge on internaঞonal regulatory developments compliance and customer assurance, through regular web and teleconferences and e-mail dialogues, as well as semi-annual technical conferences • Work directly with officials at U.S. Food and Drug Administraঞon and counterpart regulatory agencies around the world, who regularly call on the Commiee as a primary source of industry experঞse and data to support the refinement of global food packaging regulaঞons. Formulate advocacy strategies and develop technical comments that promote the use of sound science and good public policy towards fair regulaঞon of packaging and non-packaging components of food, drugs, personal care products, toys and medical devices The Commiee hosts a biennial Internaঞonal Symposium on Worldwide Regulaঞon of Food Packaging that brings together global regulators, technical experts and industry leaders for focused and inঞmate discussion on overcoming regulatory obstacles to global markeঞng of food packaging materials. Organic Peroxide Producers Safety Division The Organic Peroxide Producers Safety Division promotes the safe transportaঞon, storage and use of organic peroxides by developing and advocaঞng for policies and standards that are science- and risk-based. Commiees: Transportaঞon, Product Stewardship, Toxicology and Storage Tacঞcal Commiees Future Leaders in Plasঞcs (FLiP) FLiP is a new group for plasঞcs professionals under the age of 40. FLiP's mission is to provide young professionals in the plasঞcs industry the exposure, educaঞon and resources they need to advance themselves and the plasঞcs manufacturing industry. Trade Shows and Conferences Commiee The Trade Shows and Conferences Commiee shall be responsible for direcঞng the trade show acঞviঞes of PLASTICS. The Commiee coordinates its efforts with the PLASTICS Officers, the Finance, Administraঞon and Membership Commiee, and the Board of Directors. PLASTICS' NPE trade show is governed by separate by-laws with general oversight and control by the PLASTICS Board of Directors.

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