SPE honours industry leaders at Antec 2018

The Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) has presented its annual awards for outstanding contributions to the plastics industry to three individuals during Antec 2018 at the NPE2018. The International Award was presented to Philip David Coates, professor at the University of Bradford, West Yorkshire, UK, and director of the Polymer Interdisciplinary Research Center (IRC), to honour his lifetime achievement.

The Research/Engineering Technology award was presented to Dr. Rajen M. Patel, a fellow in technical service and development for packaging and speciality plastics at Dow Chemical. John Beaumont, president of Beaumont Technologies Inc. and founder of the American Injection Moulding (AIM) Institute, received the Fred Schwab Education Award.