Industry Leadership

Interplastic Corporation encourages its staff to be involved with industry organizations. We feel it is important to actively participate in the effort to positively impact the shape and direction of our industry.


American Composites Manufacturing Association (ACMA)

Mission: ACMA proactively provides education, advocacy and representation, industry expertise and competence to our members, our industry and other markets—expanding our reach to others who would benefit from composites.

Interplastic employees contribute to the success of the ACMA by volunteering to serve in the following capacities:

Dr. James Cecere, Corporate Vice President of Research and Development
Polyester Managers Technical Subcommittee
Regulatory Steering Committee
Composites Sustainability Council

Dr. Ben Hazen, R&D Manager
CGI Architectural Division
CGI Corosion Control Division
CGI Construction & Infrastructure Division

Bryan Gellerman, Senior Research Associate
Pultrusion Industry Council

Steve Wetzel, Vice President of Sales
ACMA RMC Statistics Committee Chairman

Peter Surmak, Business Manager, Vinyl Ester & Engineered Resins
Corrosion Control Division Member
Architectural Division Member
Infrastructure and Transportation Committee Member
CGI Committee Member


We are active members of these important industry associations as well:


International Cast Polymer Association (ICPA)

Mission Statement:
As a member driven organization The ICPA exists to enhance the success of the member companies and enlighten the market to the value of cast polymer products.

Strategic Goals

  • To provide a forum for the exchange of ideas to enable the success of members.
  • Be recognized as the source for education and information in the cast polymer industry.
  • Increase market share for cast polymer products.
  • Influence and facilitate compliance with regulations and codes.
  • Facilitate continual improvements for product and process quality assurance.

Steve Wetzel, Vice President of Sales
Board of Directors – Supplier

Michelle Allshouse, Marketing Communications Manager
Marketing Committee



National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE International)

Mission: NACE International is dedicated to promoting public safety, protecting the environment and reducing the economic impact of corrosion by advancing the knowledge of corrosion engineering and science.

Ben Hazen, Group Leader
Peter Surmak, Business Manager, Vinyl Ester & Engineered Resins



North American Society for Trenchless Technology (NASTT)

Mission: To advance the science and practice of Trenchless Technology for the public benefit; to develop standards; to promote education, training, research, development and information; and to promulgate through public forums the improvements and status of Trenchless Technology.

Jason Schiro, Business Manager, Pipeline Remediation Polymers
CIPP Good Practices Course Instructor
Program Committee Member
No-Dig Technical Paper Session Leader


astm international memeber

ASTM International

ASTM International (American Society for Testing and Materials) is a global leader in the development and delivery of international voluntary consensus standards. ASTM standards are used around the world to improve product quality, enhance safety, facilitate market access and trade, and build consumer confidence.

Jason Schiro, Business Manager, Pipeline Remediation Polymers
D20 and F17 Committes, Voting Member

Damon Brown, Business Development Manager
ASTM RTP-1 Materials & Piping Committee




NASSCO is an organization that serves to improve the success rate of everyone involved in the pipeline rehabilitation industry through education, technical resources, and industry advocacy.

Jason Schiro, Business Manager, Pipeline Remediation Polymers
Certified CIPP Inspector
Pipe Rehab Committee Member
Pressure Pipe Committee Member
Lateral Committee Member