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Interplastic Annouces 2020 Scholars Award Winners

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Erik Levy, IP Corporation’s Chief Operating Officer, today announced the 2020 recipients of the Scholars Award sponsored by Interplastic Corporation in affiliation with the American Composites Manufacturers Association (ACMA) and the International Cast Polymer Association (ICPA).

The six well-deserving high school graduates and their company affiliations are:
Jinny Kim, Rochester, MI (Continental Structural Plastics); Michael Baker, Claysburg, PA (Bedford Reinforced Plastics); Isabella Mendez, Muskego, WI (Inpro); Elizabeth Holup, Bay Village, OH (Roechling Glastic); Nicholas Ludwig, Bloomfield Hills, MI (Continental Structural Plastics); and Wyatt Smith, Oakland, OR (Orenco Systems). This year we provided each winner an award of $3,500 to be used towards their studies at a four-year college or university of their choice.

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Resin Transfer Molding is a closed mold process which utilizes orthophthalic and isophthalic polyester and vinyl ester resins. RTM applications include: automobile panels, sports car bodies, truck body and recreational vehicle components, medical equipment, storage tanks, and marine parts, windmill blades and many more.

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Camper and truck top manufacturing requires excellent surface characteristics and physical properties. Our sheet molding compounds and bulk molding compound resins can be used with a filled or non filled open molding technique to manufacture various truck components. We manufacture the best in fatigue and freeze/thaw-resistant panel resins for recreational vehicle sidewalls and panel resins for tractor-trailer liners and exterior walls as well.

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Camper and truck top manufacturing requires excellent surface characteristics and physical properties. Our sheet molding compounds and bulk molding compound resins can be used with a filled or non filled open molding technique to manufacture various truck components. We manufacture the best in fatigue and freeze/thaw-resistant panel resins for recreational vehicle sidewalls and panel resins for tractor-trailer liners and exterior walls as well.

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Our R&D team has developed hand lay up, spray up and infusion resins to meet the demanding needs of the transportation market. Be it a tough infusion resin capable of the demands of public transportation or the need for flame retardant, low smoke applications. Our team has or can develop the right resin for you.

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Transportation

Our R&D team has developed hand lay up, spray up and infusion resins to meet the demanding needs of the transportation market. Be it a tough infusion resin capable of the demands of public transportation or the need for flame retardant, low smoke applications. Our team has or can develop the right resin for you.