By David A. ChassisChlorinated polyvinyl chloride (CPVC)
piping systems were introduced
more than 5 decades ago. CPVC has been
such a successful product that its installations
now number in the hundreds
of thousands.(The IAPD Magazine, June/July 2012)Keywords: plastic piping, CPVC, Fittings, Valves
By Jackie Trottmann
As people, business owners, organizations and corporations
become more environmentally conscious, they are taking
action in numerous ways. Solar energy has certainly been an
attractive source for alternative, sustainable energy, but it has
traditionally been cost prohibitive, but not anymore. (The IAPD Magazine, August/September 2012)
Keywords: Environment, Solar Power, Recycling
Innovation as a Career Catalyst: How to Use Agile Thinking to Impact Your Organization and Get Ahead in Your Career
GenerationNext, IAPD’s new group for young professionals under the age of 30, is hitting the ground running with their first speaker series covering innovation! Join us for a discussion led by Aaron McDaniel on using innovation to advance your career.
Innovation and "agile" are business terms that have been overused in recent years, diluting... Details
Diversity: A Starting Place, presented by Jess Pettitt
Unlike other online diversity trainings, this course introduces the concepts that you can utilize in your own life immediately. Regardless of each participant’s identities and lived experiences, the concept of how we coexist, interact, and impact one another is imperative to build better teams, better connections, and deeper relationships.
Spend an hour, reflecting on how you fit into the conversation... Details
DNA of High Achievers – Develop the Mindset, Discipline, Habits and Game Plan to Reach Your Next Level
Presented by Betsy Allen-Manning
We all know deep down what it takes to be successful, but most people struggle with staying committed to daily practices, overcoming obstacles and beating procrastination ... or they lack the confidence to achieve their next level. There are a select few, however, that have broken the mold to reach their full potential. They’re... Details
About Rania Anderson
Rania is a global expert on the practical actions that men and women can take to accelerate their success.
As an international keynote speaker at corporations, conferences, and universities, Rania shows success-minded men and women in the United States and emerging economies how to advance, work, and lead together.
With a refreshingly direct approach, Rania identifies overlooked opportunities, shares breakthrough insights, and... Details
Women in Plastics is excited to welcome back Dr. Deitra Hickey by popular demand after presenting to Women in Plastics in 2018. Dr. Hickey’s presentation will focus on strategies and analogies on how to keep things in perspective in the attempt to maintain contentment, maximize happiness and attain overall life satisfaction.
Understanding simple yet effective strategies on practicing perspective and maintaining balance may improve one’s productivity strengthen their... Details
The Creator Mindset: How to be More Creative at work
Presented by Nir Bashan
Discover three creative tools that you can use today to re-learn our long lost creativity and gain a true sense of who we are like ‘Humor, Don’t R.U.S.T. and The 4 P’s of Creativity’.
That same creativity can tap into making more sales, adding meaning to your job or business and positioning you in unique and creative ways.
• Staff and... Details
The Psychology and Science of High Performance
Presented by Dr. Erin Oksol
In this session, you will learn:
How to find your mission; get on mission and stay on mission
The psychological importance of finding your “why”
The high-performance habits of highly successful people
How to work smarter, not harder
How to overcome fear, obstacles and distractions so you can accomplish your goals
Who Does That? Acknowledging & Adjusting Behaviors for Effective Teamwork
Presented by Shelonda Darling
Why do people have drastically different reactions to situations? Are you the type who “goes with your gut” or do you want all the facts first? The way we respond isn’t by chance, it’s the way we’re wired – and (spoiler alert!) everyone you work with is wired differently. For leaders and staff to work well with one another, it’s imperative they... Details
Performance Plastics play a pivotal role in the fight against COVID-19 (Coronavirus) by supplying essential employees with personal protective equipment (PPE) such as barriers, face shields and intubation boxes. Join us for an informative webinar covering the following topics:
- Types of thermoplastic sheets including acrylic, polycarbonate and PETG
- Uses, examples and applications including protection from virus transmission
- How to clean and... Details
Scotland Run Golf Club
2626 Fries Mill Road
Williamstown, NJ 08094 USA
When: August 8–9, 2016
Where: Williamstown, NJ
IAPD Northwest Golf Tournament
Thursday, August 11, 2016
The Home Course
When: August 11, 2016
Where: DuPont, WA
We influence people in every communication every day. How would your results change if you could increase your influence? In this webinar, you’ll hear about resources that will help you identify your behavioral style so you can develop strategies for effective leadership, sales, teamwork and relationship management.
During the webinar, you will increase your understanding of:
- Leadership principles that are critical to... Details
When: April 18, 2016
Are you taking advantage of everything IAPD has to offer?
As a valued member of IAPD, we strive to provide you with exclusive benefits and offerings. You already know the association is your source for plastics distribution networking, training tools, education, information and insight; but what exactly does that look like for your company?
During the webinar, you will learn more about:
- Benefits ... Details
When: December 2, 2016