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Charter NEX Films Sponsors Six PlastiVan Events

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Milton, WI – June 4, 2018 – Charter NEX recently sponsored six PlastiVan® learning events at local high schools near its facilities in Wisconsin, Minnesota, and South Carolina. PlastiVan®, a program sponsored by the Society of Plastic Engineers (SPE), hosts a series of traveling events to educate students of all ages about plastics and the vast array of career opportunities within the industry.

The response was excellent as one teacher commented, “The students were totally engaged and the presenter really got them excited about plastics. This was the kind of exciting career connection these students needed.”

This opportunity provided over 500 students with a hands-on science and technology experience that brought education on aspects of plastic chemistry, history, processing, manufacturing, sustainability, and applications.

For more information on Charter NEX Films, please contact us at info@charternex.com or 1-(877) 411-3456.

About Charter NEX Films, Inc.

Charter NEX Films is North America’s leading independent producer of high-performance, specialty films used in flexible packaging. With blown and cast film capabilities, our products are ideal for food, consumer, medical and protective applications. Our engineered solutions include monolayer, coextruded, and barrier films that deliver exceptional quality with improved productivity.

About PlastiVan® and SPE

PlastiVan® provides sound science and educational programs throughout the USA, which spark scientific curiosity in students while increasing their knowledge of the contribution plastics make to modern life; encouraging them to seek careers in engineering. In 2017 20,702 middle school and high school students were impacted by PlastiVan®.  The plastics industry employs nearly 1.4 million people in the US.  It is the 3rd largest manufacturing sector in the US.  To learn more about the program, please visit https://www.4spe.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=3312