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Welcome to MVSPE 2016!

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MVSPE 2015


Labeling Options Galore

You're Invited to Learn from the Experts:
"Labeling Options that Make Your Product Stand Out"

Wednesday, May 20th
3:00 PM

3100 Upper Valley Pike
Springfield, OH 45504
Map & Directions

Register by email to Suzanne Redding

The tour is free & All are welcome. If you are interested in carpooling from the Cincinnati area, please let me know.

About Tech II…

Don't Miss this Opportunity to Visit TECH II!

Regardless of the industry, your customer's first impression stems from your product's package and labeling. TECH II specializes in creating functional packaging with memorable and lasting effects for their customers.

TECH II is well recognized as one of the most innovative packaging companies in North America. With a focus on quality, this family business leverages the best technologies available and develops new capabilities to fulfill customer expectations. A full service engineering group takes container and closure concepts from ideation to fruition, including prototypes via 3D printing. Here are just a few of the innovations and technologies that you'll have an opportunity to investigate during the visit:

  • High volume injection molding and thermoforming
  • Multi-cavity, tilt mold technology
  • In-mold labeling, fully integrated into processing systems
  • Dry offset and wet printing

Join the MVSPE for an overview and tour of the TECH II production and labeling processes. Sneak a peek into the new packaging options available and what to expect from an expert partner who understands not only your needs but your customers' expectations as well.

And learn more about TECH II's commitment to keep pushing outside the box here.


You're Invited: Akron SPE's Awards Night
Monday, May 18th @ 5:30 P

SPE: Mission Possible!
By Russell C. Broome, Managing Director
This presentation will highlight all education and career advancement initiatives covered under the SPE mission for students and the next generation of plastics engineering professionals.

The cost ranges from $10 for students to $30 for members and guests. For more information and to register, contact Gary Taylor at or call 330.419.4280. Visit Akron's website here.

Akron SPE Awards Night
Firestone Country Club
452 East Warner Road
Akron, OH 44319
5:30 PM
Map & Directions

If you're not able to make the event but have questions, Mr. Broome can be reached at

Stay tuned for more info on our fall events!





Are Your Products & Packaging Designed for Recyclability?

You're Invited to "Recycle with Rumpke"

Thursday, April 16th
1:00 PM

Rumpke Consolidated Co. Inc.
5535 Vine St
Cincinnati, OH 45217
Map & Directions

Register by email to Suzanne Redding
The tour is free & All are welcome.

About Rumpke…

Take a tour with Rumpke Recycling!

Did you know that your plastic shopping bags are disruptive to the recycling process? Hmm...

The Cincinnati Rumpke Recycling facility is the largest residential recycling plant in North America, serving over 4.5 million people. Built in 2013, it is the third generation of Rumpke's recycling technology and is capable of processing a whopping 55 tons of materials per hour. This free event includes/requires:

  • A 1 hour walking tour of a totally updated plant to see how recyclable materials are sorted
  • Access to an expert who can answer your questions about the acceptability of materials and products for recycling
  • Stairs in order to access various points in the recycling process. An elevator will permit limited viewing from a platform
  • Safety equipment (hard hat, vest and eye wear) will be provided
  • Visitors must wear sturdy, closed toe, hard-soled shoes, dress for the weather and be at least 13 years old

Join the MVSPE for an overview of the Rumpke Recycling process. Learn more about what materials are currently acceptable as well as what can be accomplished with recyclables during extended plant down-times.

Learn more about Rumpke's commitment to keep neighborhoods and businesses clean & green here.

MVSPE Announcement
Mark Your Calendars for May!

Thank You from
The Miami Valley Society of Plastic Engineers!



May 20, 2015

Reserve your spot - Email now



About TimberTech…

Meet the creative team behind TimberTech!

With Spring on the horizon, you might be thinking about parties on the deck and outdoor projects. Driven by innovation, TimberTech is a leading provider of value add, durable, low maintenance composite decking and railing products for homes, businesses and resorts. As an award winning company and the first alternative decking manufacturer, using traditional wood-plastic composites as well as PVC material, TimberTech continues to evolve by:

  • Expanding its product offering to include a variety of colors, lighting options, under deck drainage systems and fastener-free installation designs
  • Developing sustainable solutions based on clean manufacturing practices and materials

Join the MVSPE for an overview of the TimberTech business, an introduction to their innovative approach to products and a quick tour of their operation.

Learn more about TimberTech, AZEK Building Products and their parent company CPG Building Products here.

And if you have questions about TimberTech's technology but you are unable to join us at the event, contact our host, Bryan Buhrts, Director of Materials & Research directly.


Your suggestions for 2015 programs and events are always welcome!

Sponsors Needed - Please contact Suzanne Redding at or 513.207.5117 for details.

© 2015 Miami Valley Society of Plastics Engineers.