The following links are to websites I’ve found interesting or useful. Some are in the flexible packaging and film converting industry, some are in other areas of business and life.

If you have a website, and think our sites are complementary, and you’re interested in exchanging reciprocal links, contact me here.

Canadian Plastics Industry Association / Association canadienne de l’industrie des plastiques <>

The CPIA is the largest industry sponsored association dedicated to the Canadian plastics industry. It has offices throughout Canada.

Canadian Plastics Sector Council / Conseil Canadien sectoriel des plastiques <>

The CPSC is one of the most successful sector councils that offers many products and services. The unique certification program and virtual human resources department are particularly noteworthy.

Commerx Plastics Network <>

Commerx is a leading provider and operator of eBusiness networks enabling manufacturing companies and their trading partners to rapidly optimize their supply chains. Through Commerx PlasticsNet, you can also access our online community and industry resources. See what others are saying about it.

Compuplast Canada Inc.<>

Complast offers CAE tools and services to assist with the analysis and design of almost any extrusion related process.

Edison Technical Services <>

Allan Griff is a consulting engineer specializing in extrusion. He is the author and publisher ofThe Plastics Extrusion Operating Manual that is available in several languages. Mr. Griff offers private consulting services in extrusion, equipment purchases, material formulations, legal assistance, public seminars and in-house training.

Guideline, Inc. <>

Formerly known as Intota, this company offers a unique consulting service with experts in a wide variety of industries.

Society of Plastics Engineers <>

The Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) is a network of plastics professionals around the world promoting the knowledge and education of plastics and polymers.

Technical Association of the Pulp and Paper Industry <>

TAPPI is the leading technical association for the worldwide pulp, paper and converting industry.

WJT Associates <>

Bill Tobin is a consultant who provides low cost information and education services to the injection molding community. He is the author of several books on many aspects of plastic part manufacturing. His services include consultation, legal assistance and in-house training.

OB Plastics Consulting <>

Ottmar Brandau is an excellent source of information on extrusion and injection stretch blow molding with tips for processors.