The Polymers Center will be exhibiting at the following trade shows. Visit us at these locations and discuss your projects with our polymer experts.


Co-Located Events: ANTEC® 2022 & PLASTEC® South
June 14-16, 2022
Charlotte, NC
Charlotte Convention Center

ANTEC 2022

SPE is hosting ANTEC® 2022, in-person, at IME South 2022. At ANTEC, attendees expect to participate in and learn from the presentation of the highest level of technical research, new products, and the latest technologies. And this year’s ANTEC is no different. We will continue to present the latest advancements in the industry through live papers and presentations.

But that’s not all. Reconnect and enjoy time with friends and colleagues in the plastics industry, face-to-face. Receptions, meetings, lunches, and other networking opportunities provide ample time to get together and exchange ideas.


Plastec South is the Southeast’s largest plastics and polymers trade show. Their tagline of “Discover Next-Gen Materials, Moldings and Manufacturing Solutions at Plastec South” tells it all. At Plastec, you will meet leaders in the industry and discover the latest in injection molding, materials and 3D printing. And you can connect with experts in the design and manufacturing of plastics.


June 21–23, 2022
Hosted by SPE Extrusion Division
Hilton Nashville Green Hills Hotel, Nashville, TN

Learn about the latest technologies and advancements in extrusion, at Precision Extrusion Topcon. Participate in technical presentations given by top experts in the extrusion industry, take part in a Fundamentals of Extrusion session, and of course, connect with extrusion experts at Topcon.

To be successful in the precision extrusion industry, you must have a thorough understanding of extrusion techniques – from fundamental to advanced, from material selection to process monitoring and analysis. Topcon’s unique format includes more than 20 technical presentations by world leading precision parts experts.


Co-Located Expos: Compounding World, Plastics Extrusion World, Plastics Recycling World, Polymer Testing World
November 9-10, 2022
Cleveland, OH

Compounding World Expo 2022

Compounding World is the North American exhibition for plastics additives and compounding. This two-day event will bring together decision makers from every stage of the additives and compounding industry.

Plastics Extrusion World Expo 2022

The Plastics Extrusion World Expo is returning to bring together extrusion professionals for networking and the sharing of technical information and knowledge. This event is free to attend and allows admission to the show floor of exhibitors and two days of technical seminars and presentations.

Plastics Recycling World Expo 2022

Plastics Recycling World Expo is a free two-day event with the largest group of plastic recycling exhibits in the US. Join us in Cleveland and participate in technical presentations and seminars, as well as the exhibit floor.

Polymer Testing World Expo 2022

At the Polymers Testing World Expo, professionals can learn about the latest laboratory equipment, technology, and processes for analyzing and understanding the performance and quality of plastic materials and products.

Join us for two days of presentations featuring the latest advances in testing and analyzing polymer materials, compounds and products. The Polymer Testing expo is free to attendees and provides a unique environment for plastics scientists and researchers to learn about developing, testing and analyzing new materials.