"Need to Know" Information Distilled into a Biweekly Newsletter
As a professional in the plastics industry, you know how difficult it is to
keep up with just the bare essentials needed to stay knowledgeable about your
industry and ahead of your competition. While the information age has created
enormous resources of plastics information--journals, reference works, books,
databases, and websites--no one can find it all, much less read it all. That is
why Technical Insights is launching the Plastics Advisor. Each 6-page biweekly
alert provides you with a concise presentation of "need to know"
Key areas of coverage:
* New and innovative plastics applications
* Latest technological developments
* Trends and directions for research and development
* Strategic business and marketing initiatives
* Examinations of industry leaders and corporate tactics
* Developments in competitive materials areas that impact plastics
* Market and economic forecasts
Edited by Dr. Donald V. Rosato, internationally acclaimed for his knowledge and
expertise in the plastics field, and backed by a team of expert researchers,
Technical Insights' Plastics Advisor will monitor hundreds of primary and
secondary information sources. Each biweekly alert will cull the most important
"need to know" news and synthesize it to just a few paragraphs--just
the right amount to let you know what's going on without bogging you down with
unneeded details. Articles will include references for additional information.
Covers Plastics and Competitive Materials
Technical Insights' Plastics Advisor's broad focus ensures that you know
about key developments in the competitive materials that may impact the sales
and usage of plastics. Among competitive materials that will be monitored and
covered on a regular basis
* Paper and wood
* Glass and ceramics
Discover New Business Opportunities
Technical Insights' Plastics Advisor monitors all the journals and databases
and observes hundreds of companies involved in every aspect of plastics
technology. As developments break, they are reported in the Plastics Advisor.
With high-level contacts and expert tracking abilities, you can depend on the
Technical Insights' Plastics Advisor to be the first to cover new technology and
market developments. This can translate into ground-floor or first-strike
opportunities for subscribers.
Quarterly Sourceguides-Included with All Subscriptions
Included as part of your subscription, you receive the quarterly Plastics
Advisor Sourceguide. Each quarterly issue, consisting of about 48 pages, is
devoted to a specific category or categories:
* Trade journals
* Trade associations, shows, exhibits, and conferences
* Databases, reference works, and studies
* Endusers, fabricators, and suppliers
In addition to full contact information, the Plastic Advisor Sourceguide will
provide summary information for each listing to help you evaluate and choose
appropriate resources for your needs.
At the end of a one-year subscription period, you will have a complete Plastics
Advisor Sourceguide covering the entire plastics industry. Thereafter, each
quarterly section will be updated annually to ensure that you always have the
most up-to-date information.
About the Editor-in-Chief
Dr. Donald V. Rosato is internationally recognized as a leader in plastics
technology, business, and marketing. He currently serves as President of
PlastiSource, Inc. a technology and marketing advisory service. Dr. Rosato has
authored or edited numerous papers, including articles published in the
Encyclopedia of Polymer Science and Engineering, and major books, including
Concise Encyclopedia of Plastics, Injection Molding Handbook 3d, and Designing
with Plastics and Composites. He also holds 12 patents with 6 pending. Among his
many accolades, Dr. Rosato has been named Engineer of the Year by the Society of
Plastics Engineers. Relying on his unrivaled knowledge of the industry plus high
level international contacts, Dr. Rosato is uniquely positioned to provide
readers with an expert, inside view that is certain to become essential reading
for all plastics professionals.
Print or Electronic Delivery
Technical Insights' Plastics Advisor is deliverable in both print and
electronic formats. Print subscribers receive biweekly issues consisting of
about 6 pages mailed first class. Electronic subscribers may select e-mail
delivery in ASCII, or HTML formats. Individual, multi-user, site and corporate
licensing options are all available.
Regardless of which delivery option you choose, all subscribers receive the
quarterly Plastics Advisor Sourceguide. Customers with multi-user, site or
corporate licenses receive additional copies of the Sourceguide based on the
size of their license.
Covers the Best from all Major Plastics End-Use Markets
Technical Insights' Plastic Advisor provides coverage across the full range
of plastics applications and markets enabling you to broaden your knowledge and
benefit from developments in segments other than your own. Among the end-use
markets that will be regularly monitored are:
* Building and Construction
* Electrical and Electronic Devices
* Medical Products
* Consumer Products
* Industrial Products
* Recreation and Leisure
* Lawn and Garden
* Marine and Boat
* Office Products
* Waste Management
More Special Features and Benefits
No Advertising -- Unlike trade journals, Plastics Advisor accepts no
advertising so there is no question of objectivity.
Just the Essentials -- Each article is typically just a few paragraphs giving
you the essential facts that you need to know to keep pace with your industry.
References for Further Research -- Articles conclude with a reference that will
lead you to additional details, if needed.
Interviews with Key Players -- Periodically interviews with recognized leaders
of the plastics industry will be presented to give you an expert view and
opinion on current issues affecting the plastics industry and community.
Competitive Materials -- Plastics Advisor continually monitors developments in
competitive materials that impact the plastics industry. Among competitive
materials that will be monitored on a regular basis are paper and wood; rubber;
metals; and glass and ceramics.
Time-Saver -- Just finding good information on plastics is time consuming-and
then you have to read it. Plastics Advisor does the research for you and
synthesizes the findings into concise articles.