Curbell Plastics Receives Two Gold Awards from the IAPD

International Association of Plastics Distribution honors Curbell Plastics for education and environmental efforts

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Beth Summers
Curbell Plastics, Inc.
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Orchard Park, N.Y., October 22, 2019 – Curbell Plastics, Inc., one of the nation’s top suppliers of plastic sheet, rod, tube, tapes, and fabricated parts, earned two awards from the International Association of Plastics Distribution (IAPD) that recognize the company’s commitments to the IAPD, professional education, and the environment. They received the honors at the 63rd Annual IAPD Convention and Plastics Showcase in Miami Beach, Florida.

Curbell Plastics accepting IAPD’s Gold Circle of Champions & Gold Environmental Excellence Awards
Curbell Plastics accepting IAPD’s Gold Circle of Champions and Gold Environmental Excellence awards.

Pictured left to right: Eddie Howe (Regional Director, Curbell Plastics), Patrick Hatfield (Director of Procurement, Curbell Plastics), Gerry Helbig (President, Curbell Plastics), Charlie Riley (Director of Marketing, Curbell Plastics), Dennis Freeman (Senior Regional Director, Curbell Plastics), Jinny Kcehowski (Associate Director of Training & Development, Curbell Plastics), Peter DelGado (Senior Director of Sales & Customer Service, Curbell Plastics), Tina Sabuda (Vice Chair of the Board, Curbell, Inc.), Keith Hechtel (Senior Director of Business Development, Curbell Plastics), Abdul Sarac, Ph.D. (Chief Operating Officer, Curbell, Inc.), Wayne Gono (Outgoing IAPD President).

Education Innovator

For the fourth consecutive year, Curbell Plastics earned a top honor in the IAPD’s Education Circle of Champions — again scoring a Gold Award that recognizes companies for the highest level of commitment to continuing plastics education and sales training. Curbell Plastics’ award is a direct reflection of their commitment to the company’s core values and desire to develop the next generation of plastics leaders through their continuously evolving internal training programs and use of IAPD training resources.

Environmental Excellence

The 2019 IAPD convention marked the fifth consecutive year the organization honored Curbell with a Gold Level Environmental Excellence Award for leading by example in environmental responsibility. Curbell continues to excel in this category with their recycling practices, employee education program, and zero-landfill status for the company’s headquarters in Orchard Park, NY.

“We are thrilled and thankful to be recognized again by the IAPD and our industry peers,” said Jinny Kcehowski, Associate Director of Training & Development. “We are proud of our educational efforts and environmental practices. These have been and will continue to be important focus areas for our organization because they serve our employees, our customers, our communities, and our industry.”

About Curbell Plastics, Inc.

Curbell Plastics grew into one of the nation’s top plastic materials suppliers by investing for the long term and focusing foremost on the needs of its customers — a strategy that has set the company apart since its founding in 1942.

Curbell supplies performance plastics — durable and lightweight materials that minimize energy consumption and add value to countless commercial and industrial applications — to thousands of businesses, entrepreneurs, Fortune 500 companies, and government agencies. The company also offers plastic film, adhesives, sealants, tapes, prototyping and tooling materials, and fabricated plastic parts. Its innovative services include a nationwide team of material experts to help customers solve engineering and application challenges.

Curbell Plastics, a privately held subsidiary of Curbell, Inc., has 21 locations nationwide and is based in Orchard Park, New York. It has ISO 9001 certification for nine of its locations and its corporate headquarters, and it maintains ITAR and EAR compliance company-wide.