IAPD is your source for industry updates, member news, technical data and more. Read about our various publications, including a bi-monthly magazine and e-newsletters, below!

To get a closer look at these offerings, we have provided the current issue of Performance Plastics and Designing with Plastics e-newsletter. To read archived issues of these publications, please login to your IAPD account at the bottom of the page. Once logged in, IAPD members may also read current and archived issues of IAPD News and IAPD Advisor.


Performance Plastics



Performance Plastics is the only publication dedicated to the plastics distribution, manufacturing, fabrication and OEM marketplace. It is the industry's top choice for member news, cutting-edge applications, industry trends and the latest product introductions. Performance Plastics is more than a magazine, it’s a one-of-a-kind resource. The current issue is always available online. Login to see the archives. Interested in getting your news published? Login and click on the Submit an Article link for editorial guidelines or the Send Your Announcements link to find out how to get your news published.

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Performance Plastics Magazine Extras

Supply Chain Efficiency Resources:

Plastics NMFC Codes
Capacity Load Rule
Leased Box Truck Cost Per Delivery
Shipping Checklist

Corporate Profiles

2018 Corporate Profile Issue


IAPD is proud to present its annual look at IAPD member advertisers. Take a good look at the wide range of materials, equipment and services available from, and the uniqueness of, IAPD member companies.



Designing with Plastics is a free monthly e-newsletter for the engineering/plastics end-user audience. It promotes the many innovative ways in which plastics are used in various industries. The current issue is always available online. Login to see the archives.




IAPD News is a free monthly e-newsletter exclusively for IAPD members. It includes member news, association updates, upcoming events and more. IAPD members are invited to login and see the most recent issues.


IAPD Advisor

IAPD Advisor
is a free quarterly e-newsletter exclusively for IAPD members. Produced by ITR Economics, IAPD Advisor provides an in-depth look at current events, leading economic indicators, Fed notes and more. IAPD members are invited to login to read the IAPD Advisor.


62nd Annual IAPD Convention Program Guide

The IAPD Convention Program Guide is created each year and distributed at the Annual IAPD Convention. It contains useful information including trade show exhibitor listings, delegates listing, schedules, speaker information and more.

Click here to download the 2018 IAPD Convention Program Guide.