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Upcoming Events

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SPE Annual Golf Tournament

June 27, 2019

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WPTF 2.0

August 22, 2019
Western Plastics Trade Fair, Chino, Ca, 8.22.19 - 2pm-8pm...

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Clarence Smith passes away

It is with a heavy heart that we pass on the news that our friend and colleague Clarence passed away on 12/15/18.

Clarence was a one of the key people who helped the SoCal chapter grow especially in the late 90s and the 2000s. The board and its members thankful for his contributions. He will be missed.

Tech Talk

Tech Talk is where plastics professionals come together from around the world to discuss the latest technical issues and innovations within the plastics marketplace.  Put the knowledge and expertise of thousands of plastics professionals to work for you.  Ask a question. Or provide an answer.

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College Plastic Programs

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  • Cal Poly – Pomona, CA
  • Cerritos College, Norwalk, CA
  • UCSD – San Diego, CA

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