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PAGDER and the Istanbul Chemicals and Products Exporters Union Will Also Organize Turkey’s First Pavilion at an NPE

WASHINGTON, DC, U.S.A., January 21, 2014: SPI: The Plastics Industry Trade Association, has appointed PAGDER, The Turkish Plastics Industrialists Association, as the sales agent for NPE2015 in Turkey, it was announced today by Brad Williams, SPI’s director of marketing and sales.

Produced by SPI, the NPE2015 international plastics exposition will take place on March 23-27, 2015 in Orlando, Florida. PAGDER is responsible for sales of exhibit space to Turkish companies and for organizing the first multi-exhibitor pavilion of companies from Turkey at an NPE, in partnership with the Istanbul Chemicals and Products Exporters Union (IKMIB).

“With 14 months left before NPE2015, more Turkish companies than ever before have already indicated that they plan to exhibit,” said Mr. Williams. “Turkey plays an increasingly important role in the global marketplace, and PAGDER is the country’s leading plastics industry organization. We expect that SPI’s alignment with PAGDER will contribute to building a truly prominent presence for Turkey at the show.”

Established in 1969, PAGDER is an association of plastics industry companies with a current membership of 365 firms. The group provides representation for the industry within Turkey and internationally. It also serves as a sales agent in Turkey for a number of foreign-based trade shows.

Working with SPI at PAGDER is Selcuk Bostanci. Tel: 90-0212 438 26 19. Email: Visit

Visit for details on NPE2015, to register to attend or to secure exhibit space.


NPE is a triennial international plastics exposition solely owned and produced by SPI: The Plastics Industry Trade Association. NPE2015 will take place Monday through Friday, March 23-27, 2015, at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. NPE2012 had 1,933 exhibitors, 40% of which came from outside the U.S.A. The event attracted 55,359 participants, 26% of them international visitors.

Founded in 1937, SPI: The Plastics Industry Trade Association promotes growth in the $380 billion U.S. plastics industry. Representing nearly 900 thousand American workers in the third largest U.S. manufacturing industry, SPI delivers legislative advocacy, market research, industry promotion, and the fostering of business relationships and zero waste strategies. From resin suppliers and equipment makers to processors and brand owners, SPI is proud to represent all facets of the U.S. plastics industry. SPI also owns and produces the international NPE trade show. All profits from NPE are reinvested into SPI’s industry services. Find SPI online at and