Grow and Advocate

Grow and advocate for the performance plastics industry


  • Attract and recruit the emerging performance plastics workforce
  • Identify and address industry risk, threats and opportunities
  • Provide education about the facts and benefits of performance plastics to policymakers, key audiences and stakeholders
  • Promote environmental benefits; correct misconceptions about performance plastics

Key Initiatives

  • Develop a workforce recruitment strategy to attract new and diverse talent to the performance plastics industry
  • Engage Washington, D.C. staff to ensure that IAPD members are aware of legislative threats and opportunities, and can address key issues with their policymakers
  • Promote the positive aspects of performance plastics
  • Partner with other organizations to positively promote the plastics industry