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Lee Salamone
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The Center for the Polyurethanes Industry (CPI) serves as the voice of the polyurethanes industry in North America. CPI member companies are committed to supporting a continuing effort to improve the industry’s responsible management of chemicals.

CPI members have the unique opportunity to help shape the industry’s responses to key issues, hear the latest information related to polyurethanes, build relationships with downstream users and participate in important industry decisions. CPI relies on member participation to not only represent their company’s interest, but also to recognize and address issues from an industry-wide position.

CPI Member Benefits Include:

Member Benefits: Advocacy

Advocacy

CPI provides a forum to address the priority issues impacting the polyurethane industry in a timely and collective fashion to help shape and sustain the industry for the future.

Membership Benefits: Networking

Networking Opportunities

CPI provides a forum to communicate new and relevant technical developments and industry issues at its annual Polyurethanes Technical Conference.

Membership Benefits: Educational Opportunities

Educational Opportunities

CPI provides a forum for industry professionals to understand and gain critical insight about the polyurethanes industry, through in-person courses, webinars, and on-demand offerings.

Membership Benefits: Savings

Savings

Discounted registration and exhibit fees at the CPI Technical Conference—the leading polyurethane event in North America.

Benefits of Membership

Advocacy

  • CPI provides a forum to address the priority issues impacting the polyurethane industry in a timely and collective fashion to help shape and sustain the industry for the future.
  • CPI advocates for the responsible production, management and transportation of polyurethane chemicals.
  • CPI promotes product stewardship handling practices for the use of polyurethane products and their raw materials.
  • CPI identifies and initiates research projects in the flexible, rigid and thermoplastic polyurethane markets to support positive science-based positions for outreach, industry messaging and policy initiatives.
  • CPI provides a leadership role within the polyurethanes industry in facilitating the proposal, evaluation and updating of methods for analyzing polyurethane raw materials with ASTM International and ISO standards-setting bodies to harmonize methods for polyurethane raw material analysis.
  • CPI seeks to advocate and promote the world-wide use of polyurethanes by promoting their features and benefits to influencers and decision makers, reducing barriers to the use of polyurethanes and serving as an industry-wide forum for issue identification and resolution. We also work closely with other polyurethane-related associations.

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Networking Opportunities

  • CPI provides a forum to communicate new and relevant technical developments and industry issues at its annual Polyurethanes Technical Conference.
  • CPI offers several opportunities for equipment manufacturers and producers to network, participate on CPI issue groups, hear about the latest technological advances and address industry-wide issues.
  • Be recognized for CPI's highly coveted Innovation Award.  

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Educational Opportunities

  • CPI provides a forum for industry professionals to understand and gain critical insight about the polyurethane industry, through in person courses, webinars, and on-demand offerings.
  • CPI provides relevant and timely business statistics on the consumption of polyurethane materials in North America.
  • CPI updates and develops training programs, technical bulletins, industry alerts, websites and videos on worker health and safety, materials handling and disposal and translates them into multiple languages to support global product stewardship efforts.
  • CPI has a full-scale regulatory compliance assistance program for companies submitting toxic release inventory forms for MDI emissions.
  • CPI educates building and fire code officials, designers, product manufacturers, users of polyurethane products and others on the benefits, safe use and handling of polyurethanes.  

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Savings

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Join Us

For more information about CPI membership, visit our Becoming a Member section.

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