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NPE2018 Show Daily - Tuesday

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NPE2018 Kicks Off With a Bang By Tom Beard Plascs Technology Yesterday morning Plasঞcs Industry Associaঞon President and CEO William R. Carteaux began the NPE2018 Opening Cere- mony, noঞng the show's theme "We've Got it Covered" and that, "This week you'll see the innovaঞons, technologies, de- sign, science and people behind the material that transforms, improves and saves lives." He conঞnued, "On the show floor, you will meet with the world's leading manufacturers and suppliers, test running ma- chinery and find new resources and insights on the latest conঞnued on page 94 NPE 2018 WEST HALL 2600 Walmart V.P. Headlines Plasঞcs Market Briefing By Lilli Manolis Sherman Plascs Technology Cindi Marsiglio, Walmart vice president of merchandising exe- cuঞon and U.S. manufacturing, headlined the half-day plasঞcs market industry briefing yesterday, hosted by global business informaঞon provider IHS Markit and PLASTICS, during which she addressed Walmart's policy road map to renew U.S. man- ufacturing, including policy recommendaঞons that support the plasঞcs industry. Marsiglio is responsible for delivering on Walmart's $250 billion commitment to increase sourcing of U.S.-made products through 2023—a ঞme that coin- cides with a period of unparalleled growth and prosper- ity for U.S. plasঞcs producers. She manages a centralized team in Walmart U.S. Merchandising and also leads Walmart's mer- chandising communicaঞons, conঞnued on page 96 M AY 17, 2 0 18 MAY 8TH, 2018 SHOW DAILY TUESDAY PRODUCED BY OFFICIAL MEDIA PARTNER THE OFFICIAL SHOW DAILY FOR NPE2018: THE PL A S TI C S S H OW 2018 Plasঞcs Hall of Fame Inductees Ten plasঞcs industry greats were inducted into the Plasঞcs Hall of Fame Sunday evening. They are (from le[) Robert Ackley, Davis-Standard; Ira Boots, Berry Global and Milacron; Karlheinz Bourdon, Ferromaঞk Milacron and KraussMaffei; David Cornell, Eastman Chemical and Associaঞon of Plasঞcs Recyclers; Donna Davis, ExxonMobil; Master of Ceremonies and Plasঞcs Academy president, Jay Gardiner; Steve Maguire, Maguire Products; Marঞn Stark, Bekum America; Hideo Tanaka, Toshiba Machine; Donald Graham, Graham Engineering; and Max McDaniel, Chevron Phillips. Must-See Tuesday 8:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. OCCC West Level 4, Room W415A Plasঞcs Leadership Summit Day 1 (Profit), with networking lunch from 12 – 1:30 p.m. 8:30 a.m. – 4:45 p.m. OCCC South Level 3, Room S330A Agricultural Plasঞcs Recycling Conference 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. OCCC West, Level 2, Room W203A Expert Super Sessions 10 a.m. – 3:45 p.m. Booth S17081 Bole Zone Technical Forum 1:30 – 4:45 p.m. OCCC South Level 3, Room S330 Re|focus Sustainability & Recycling Summit 5 – 6:30 p.m. OCCC South Level 3, Room S330 Foyer Re|focus Sustainability & Recycling Summit Networking Recepঞon with Agricultural Plasঞcs Recycling Conference and Carpet Recovery America Effort Joining onstage for the Opening Ceremony were PLASTICS VP of Tradeshows and Markeঞng Susan Krys; President and CEO Bill Carteaux; OC District 1 Commissioner Betsy VanderLey; Mayor Teresa Jacobs; PLASTICS Chair of the Board of Directors Wylie Royce; OC District 3 Commissioner Pete Clarke; and NPE2018 Chair Glenn Anderson. Visit us at www.conairgroup.com/npe2018 NPE2018 Booth W1845

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