MIT scientist and “4D Printing” pioneer, Skylar Tibbits joins Global Plastics Summit program as innovation keynote speaker

SPI: The Plastics Industry Trade Association and IHS Chemical, a global source of critical information and insight, announced that Skylar Tibbits, a research scientist in the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Department of Architecture and director of MIT’s Self-Assembly Lab, will serve as the innovation keynote speaker for the upcoming 2015 Global Plastics Summit (GPS), scheduled

SPI awards IKO Prosthetic Creative System the Student Design International Design Excellence Award

SPI: The Plastics Industry Trade Association congratulated IKO Prosthetic Creative System for winning the SPI Student Design Award, part of the Industrial Designers Society of America’s (IDSA’s) International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA) program. The award was presented to IKO, an innovative, youth-focused prosthetic design company led by Chicago-based designer Carlos Torres, by SPI’s Senior Director of