The Councils offer an opportunity for member companies to meet and talk about strategies and issues in the market and bring back ideas to IAPD about how to strengthen and grow the supply chain. Council meetings allow for the presentation of issues unique to each membership category and offer an opportunity for enhanced networking and sharing of best practices and challenges.
Small Distributor Council
The Small Distributor Council is comprised of member distributors and fabricators whose plastics distribution sales are equal to or less than US$19.9 million.
Common Interest Groups
IAPD’s Common Interest Groups (CIGs) provide additional opportunities for networking and education based on a more specific set of needs and perspectives. CIGs meet annually during the Annual Convention. Each CIG is lead by a chair and vice chair who are elected annually. CIGs may identify additional projects or initiatives to work on throughout the year.
Topics of interest to those in the Canadian plastics industry are discussed in this CIG.
Manufacturers’ Representatives CIG
All Manufacturers’ Representatives are welcome to join this common interest group. This CIG discusses topics important to the group.
Pipe, Valves and Fittings CIG
Everyone in the Pipe, Valves and Fittings (PVF) business is welcome to attend this common interest group. This CIG discusses topics relevant to the PVF segment of the industry.