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SPE Names Winners of Automotive Innovation Awards

Now in its 50th year, the innovation awards program honors advances in automotive and ground transportation applications made possible by plastics.

The Automotive Division of the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) recognized plastic-based innovation in the automobile industry at its 50th SPE Automotive Innovation Awards Gala in Livonia, MI, on Nov. 10, 2021. The in-person event was back following a COVID-19-induced hiatus. In addition to awards for auto-specific engineering advances, a special category was added to recognize Innovative Automotive Industry Plastic Solutions for COVID-19 Protection, honoring the outstanding effort of the automotive industry to provide much needed personal protective equipment (PPE) during the early days of COVID-19.

And now, let’s dig into the eight noteworthy developments that fully deserved recognition from the SPE.

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