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Event Reminder-Allied Plastics Event Oct 6th

Milwaukee SPE 75 Yrs – Message from the President Sept 2018

August 2018 Milwaukee SPE E-News

Invitation Reminder Chicago + Milwaukee SPE Plastics 101 – May 2018

Event Notification from TDMAW March 2018

Feb 2018 Event Reminder from Milwaukee SPE

February 2018 ENews – Milwaukee Society of Plastics Engineers

Milwaukee Tool Event – January 9th 2018

2017 Newsletter Archives

Happy Holidays from Milwaukee SPE Dec 2017

October  2017 ENews – Milwaukee Society of Plastics Engineers

September 2017 ENews – Milwaukee Society of Plastics Engineers

August 2017 ENews – Milwaukee Society of Plastics Engineers

July 2017 ENews – Milwaukee Society of Plastics Engineers

May 2017 ENews – Milwaukee Society of Plastics Engineers

March 2017 ENews – Milwaukee Society of Plastic Engineers

February 2017 ENews – Milwaukee Society of Plastic Engineers

January 2017 ENews – Milwaukee Society of Plastic Engineers

2016 Newsletters – Click on Title to View PDF Version of Newsletter

December 2016 ENews – Milwaukee Society of Plastic Engineers

October 2016 ENews – Milwaukee Society of Plastics Engineers

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Educational Foundation Funding Decisions ENews

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Archives - Meetings & Events

Milwaukee SPE Future Cities Competition

 Milwaukee SPE Sponsored two awards at this year’s Future Cites Competition held at MSOE. 

Milwaukee SPE Sponsored two awards at this year’s Future Cites Competition held at MSOE. Over 40 elementary schools entered the event and judged on several different categories. Milwaukee SPE sponsored two $250 awards. It was great to interact with these outstanding young people. The teams showed great enthusiasm and talent. Milwaukee SPE Board members – Jack Hill, Renee Nehls, Matt Bennett and Ray Ciezki participated as judges.

Photos shown of the winners from the Future Cities competition:
Left: 
 Best Knowledge of Plastics – Waukesha Stem Academy
Right: 
Roger Tamsen Memorial Award- Best use of Plastics – St Sebastian School – Milwaukee

Jan
26
Tue
2021 “Wonders of Plastics” Essay Contest
Jan 26 @ 12:00 pm – Feb 28 @ 9:00 pm
2021 "Wonders of Plastics" Essay Contest
The Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) presents the 22nd annual “Wonders of Plastics” essay contest.  Open to all middle/junior high and high school students, the essay must be sponsored by a teacher and must meet certain requirements. Visit our Education Page: Wonders of Plastics for full details!

First prize $250 (one winner in High School and Elementary Division)
Second Prize $125 (one winner in High School and Elementary Division)

Topics to consider:

  • Advantages of plastics in food packaging
  • Creative use of recycled plastics
  • How plastics benefit humankind
  • How plastics improve our lifestyle Plastics in the environment
  • Plastics usefulness in society
  • What plastics has done for me
  • Why the bad reputation of plastics is wrong

All essay submissions must be received at the SPE address, listed below, along with the entry form, by the announced deadline. Feb 28th 2021.

The winning entry for each participating local affiliation (Section) may be publicized in the Section’s Newsletter and awards will be presented at the Annual SPE Education night in April. Entry forms may be copied, but each essay must be attached to an Entry form; essays will not be returned and become the property of SPE.

Submit your Essay to:
SPE Milwaukee Section
Ray Ciezki
W271 N5310 Jessica Drive
Pewaukee, WI 53072
Tel: 262 370-2259

*Send 1 hard copy to the address listed above. Entry must be received by Feb 28th , 2021

REQUIREMENTS FOR SUBMISSION

General
Length: Between 500 and 1,000 words
Format: Typewritten in English on 8 ½ x 11 paper (for North America), title to appear as heading on each page; no name on any page except the entry form that must accompany each essay; 1-inch margins minimum on all sides

Organization
The organization structure of the essay should be “logical,” including the following considerations:
Introduction: Optional
Thesis: Several sentences
Development: This section should be several paragraphs and should discuss the theme, analyze it, feature informal research about the theme, etc.
Conclusion: This section should be at least one paragraph in which the author summarizes the ideas presented in the essay

Mechanics
Spelling should be correct; syntax should be readable; punctuation should be conventional. Essay should be free of sentence fragments. Diction (word choice) should be appropriate to the subject and the writer’s understanding of the topic. Point of view should be appropriate to the topic/subject and remain constant and consistent. A mixture of first and third person is acceptable if it is appropriate to the voice of the essay. However, the use of second person (“you” either stated directly or implied) will change the “voice” of the essay in a manner damaging to its effectiveness. Footnotes and references must be included when necessary.

Judging
A panel consisting of SPE members and volunteers will judge essays. In order to be a finalist, the essay must meet all the conditions as stated in the organization and mechanics above, with only incidental errors in mechanics. It must meet the assigned minimum length and must be submitted following the prescribed format.

For a copy of the entry form, click here! Submit by Feb. 28th, 2021.

Questions? Contact:
Ray Ciezki

SPE Milwaukee Section
W271 N5310 Jessica Drive Pewaukee, WI 53072
PH: 262-370-2259

 

Mar
9
Tue
Interested in attending the next SPE Board Meeting?
Mar 9 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Interested in attending the next SPE Board Meeting?

The next board meeting is March 9th. Those interested in attending should contact Todd Menna, President of the Milwaukee Section, at todd.menna@element.com for details. This will be a Virtual meeting.

The next SPE Board Meeting is March 9th.

Please contact Todd Menna at todd.menna@element.com for a meeting link. This event will be Virtual.

Jul
12
Mon
2021 SPE Golf Outing @ Riiver Club of Mequon
Jul 12 all-day
2021 SPE Golf Outing @ Riiver Club of Mequon

The 2021 SPE Golf Event will be held July 12th at River Club of Mequon.
Details will be posted beginning in March. We look forward to seeing everyone there!