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Date: November 6, 2023
Contact: Sara Marquardt, Junior Copywriter and Editor, +913.345.1005 


PLASKOLITE’s Danica Chin Receives IAPD President’s Award

Overland Park, Kans. – IAPD - The Performance Plastics Association, is pleased to announce that Danica Chin, PLASKOLITE, Manager of Recruiting and Retention, is the recipient of the 2023 IAPD President’s Award. This announcement was made at the Opening General Session of the 67th IAPD Annual Convention + connecX in San Diego, CA, USA, on Wednesday, October 25, 2023.
“Danica's outstanding commitment to IAPD this past year has been exceptional. She played a pivotal leadership role in developing a three-part video series as a member of the original Workforce Development Task Force. Danica stepped up into the role later as task force chair and became a strong advocate for the performance plastics industry. She demonstrated outstanding leadership in taking charge of the final stages of the project,“ said IAPD CEO Susan Avery, CAE. “She also made significant contributions to the task force's efforts in enhancing skilled trade employee best practices. Furthermore, she actively engaged in the DEI+B Task Force at IAPD and authored a valuable article for IAPD's Performance Plastics magazine on their behalf. Her strong commitment to the Women in Plastics community is highly commendable. We thank Danica for all she is doing for the performance plastics industry and association.”
The President’s Award is bestowed on an IAPD person or persons who has gone above-and-beyond in their volunteer service to the association.

About IAPD

IAPD – The Performance Plastics Association (IAPD), established in 1956, brings together performance plastics distributors, fabricators, manufacturers, manufacturers’ representatives, recyclers, resin manufacturers/distributors and service providers in an environment which encourages a free flow of ideas and information that help members build their businesses. Every program and service we provide is designed with the simple goal of helping our members increase profitability. IAPD provides training, connections with customers and suppliers and information about developments that impact the industry.

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