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Regional Collaboration on Display at NPE 2018

5/4/2018
Greater Akron—“Akron USA” will, once again, be leading a delegation to the National Plastics Exposition (NPE) Trade Show May 7–11th at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida.  “Akron USA” is a public-private partnership that promotes investment opportunities in the Greater Akron Region to companies looking to expand or relocate at both domestic and international trade shows.
 
The “Akron USA” Team will be joined by Premier Equipment, who also participated at the 2015 trade event, along with LT Molding Solutions, a division of Little Tikes, and Ravizza Packaging.  The “Akron USA” delegation will be co-chaired by the Greater Akron Chamber/City of Akron and includes representatives from FirstEnergy, County of Summit, City of Fairlawn, City of Youngstown and Team NEO.
 
“We are changing the paradigm of our attraction efforts by introducing interactive, hands-on displays that captures our technological savvy within the industry while engaging prospective companies looking to invest within our region,” stated Rick Rebadow, Executive Vice President of the Greater Akron Chamber.  “It’s another unique way of telling our story and working with our industry partners in any effort to expand their market share as well.”
 
NPE 2018 will be largest plastics industry association trade show ever with more than 1.2 million square feet of innovation space; 2,150 exhibitors; more than 65,000 active buyers from more than 100 countries (2/3 of the world).  “This venue presents a great platform for this public-private initiative to reinforce our tremendous influence within the plastics industry coupled with the low cost of doing business and high quality of life within our region,” stated Mayor William Roth of the City of Fairlawn. 
 
The “Akron USA” Booth at NPE 2018 will be located in the West Hall (Booth #W3983), Level Two of the Expo Hall.  Follow “Akron USA” activities on social media outlets including Twitter: @LittleTikes @NPE2018/#NPE2018/@GrtAkronChamber.
 
Greater Akron—“Akron USA” will, once again, be leading a delegation to the National Plastics Exposition (NPE) Trade Show May 7–11th at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida.  “Akron USA” is a public-private partnership that promotes investment opportunities in the Greater Akron Region to companies looking to expand or relocate at both domestic and international trade shows.
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