The Color and Appearance Division of SPE strives to educate, train, inform and provide professional interaction opportunities to the global community involved in visual performance and aesthetics of plastics



Colorful Columbus

September 18-20, 2023

Conference Chairs

Kimberly Williamson, Chairman

Steve Esker, Vice Chair

Technical Program Chairs

Alex Prosapio

Karen Carlson

Tony Tanner

TJ Stubbs

Contact CAD RETEC® 2023 Committee

2023 CAD BOD Elections

Elections are closed.

Results will be posted soon.

Please visit the Elections Portal 2023 for details

ANTEC® 2023

Hilton Denver City Center

Denver, CO

March 27–30

Technical Program Chair

Jeff Drusda


SPE CAD Scholarships Applications

Applications for the 2023-2024 Academic year are no longer being accepted.

The Society of Plastics Engineers Color and Appearance Division has scholarships available for qualified individuals.

Five of the scholarships have been dedicated to Five remarkable people in our industry.

The endowment fund for the scholarships is the brainchild of one of SPECAD’s past presidents, Gary Beebe.

CAD BOD Elections

Congratulations to newly elected Board of Directors for the 2023 – 2026 term

Matt Billiter
Karen Carlson
Bennett Chin
Jeff Drusda
Steve Esker
Christine Gehres
Cory T. Singleton
TJ Stubbs
Tony Tanner


The SPE Foundation offers numerous scholarships to students who have demonstrated or expressed an interest in the plastics industry.


Fall BOD Meeting

Hyatt Regency Columbus

September 21, 2023 (post-CAD RETEC®)

Board meetings are open to all members.

Notify us in advance if you are interested in attending.

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