SPE CAD Mission Statement

The Color and Appearance Division of SPE strives to educate, train, inform and to provide professional interaction opportunities to the global community involved in visual performance and aesthetics of plastics.
-Color and Appearance Division / International Society of Plastics Engineers

Our membership consists of mainly technical professionals from plastics producers, colorant and masterbatch producers, and plastics compounders and those working upstream and downstream in the supply chain. These pages serve our members and the community of plastics color specialists around the world.

We engineer the color and appearance of plastics, by attending to
Selection and use of colorants and modifiers.

Measurement and matching of color.

Effects of colorants and additives on product durability and weathering.

Safety in handling, end use, and disposal or recycling.

Product quality and cost.

Equipment and processes to get the job done right.