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Boca Raton, FL September 23, 2015 - Laird Plastics, Inc. recently attended the 59th Annual International Association of Plastics Distribution Convention & Plastics Showcase in San Diego, CA. During the convention, Laird Plastics was recognized for their efforts in recycling and educational programs. 

IAPD awarded Laird Plastics with the Silver Environmental Excellence Award. Laird Plastics has been a pioneer in the distributor recycling arena, with a division dedicated to the promotion and execution of recycling. The environmental awards were established by the IAPD Environmental Committee in 2008 as a way to celebrate the environmentally responsible practices of IAPD member companies. 

Additionally, Laird Plastics was once again awarded the Gold Education Circle of Champions Award. This is the sixth consecutive year that Laird Plastics was recognized with this honor. The IAPD Education Committee established the Education Circle of Champions in 2009 to acknowledge the innovative and exemplary educational initiatives by member firms. It is a special recognition for companies that emphasize continuing plastics education within their organization through the use of IAPD’s training and educational resources.

Laird Plastics is the premier distributor and fabricator of plastic sheet, rod and tube throughout North America, delivering solutions to our valued customers since 1944. 

The International Association of Plastics Distribution (IAPD), established in 1956, brings together distributors, fabricators, manufacturers, manufacturers’ representatives, recyclers and service providers in an environment which encourages a free flow of ideas and information that help members build their businesses.