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Now in its 50th year, the innovation awards program honors advances in automotive and ground transportation applications made possible by plastics.

Stephen Moore

November 11, 2021

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The Automotive Division of the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) recognized plastic-based innovation in the automobile industry at its 50th SPE Automotive Innovation Awards Gala in Livonia, MI, on Nov. 10, 2021. The in-person event was back following a COVID-19-induced hiatus. In addition to awards for auto-specific engineering advances, a special category was added to recognize Innovative Automotive Industry Plastic Solutions for COVID-19 Protection, honoring the outstanding effort of the automotive industry to provide much needed personal protective equipment (PPE) during the early days of COVID-19.

And now, let’s dig into the eight noteworthy developments that fully deserved recognition from the SPE.

About the Author(s)

Stephen Moore

Stephen has been with PlasticsToday and its preceding publications Modern Plastics and Injection Molding since 1992, throughout this time based in the Asia Pacific region, including stints in Japan, Australia, and his current location Singapore. His current beat focuses on automotive. Stephen is an avid folding bicycle rider, often taking his bike on overseas business trips, and is a proud dachshund owner.

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