SPI praises Obama for his call to 'reignite spirit of innovation' in U.S.


After last night’s State of the Union address, William R. Carteaux, President and CEO of SPI: The Plastics Industry Trade Association (Washington, DC), which represents the $427 billion U.S. plastics industry, praised Congress on its successful efforts for passing a budget. With the New Year off to an early start, Carteaux is hopeful that all parties can continue to work together on other bipartisan priorities.

“On behalf of the U.S. plastics industry, which employs nearly one million hard-working Americans, we encourage Congress and the Administration to build on recent bipartisan budget reform success, and work together to find new ways to create jobs, grow the American economy and promote U.S. manufacturing at home and abroad,” said Carteaux in a statement.
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