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Site Location Partnership Participates in the World’s Largest Plastics Trade Show and Economic Development Forum for Site Selectors

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  site location partnershipOrlando, FL (April 11, 2012) – Site Location Partnership (SLP), a Dallas-based corporate site selection and economic development consulting firm, announced its successful participation at NPE 2012 – the International Plastics Showcase – with excellent response from plastic product manufacturers seeking locations for new facilities. SLP provided registration badges for clients from Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Missouri, New York, Ohio, Texas and Utah who attended the trade show. While in Orlando, the firm also took part in an exclusive networking forum pertaining to site selection strategy, corporate facility planning and business recruitment.

Recognized as the largest plastics exposition in the Western Hemisphere, the NPE International Plastics Showcase is a triennial event produced by SPI – The Plastics Industry Trade Association. NPE 2012 served as a hub of trade for North America’s plastics marketplace, featuring 1,933 booths and 939,972 square feet of exhibit space. Over 55,000 industry professionals from more than 100 countries attended NPE 2012 to see the latest plastics technology, equipment, products and supplies.

“We were able to showcase our location advisory services to a worldwide audience of plastics industry leaders at NPE,” said Justin Thompson, CEO of Site Location Partnership. “Plastics manufacturing has consistently proven to be one of the most active industry sectors in terms of generating economic development projects. We anticipate a significant increase in new business and client activity from the companies we met with at the show.”

The networking forum brought together a distinguished group of site selection consultants, corporate real estate advisors, and economic development practitioners. “This event provided invaluable opportunities to network with quality business contacts while learning and exchanging ideas with industry peers,” said Mark Darce, senior vice president of development at Site Location Partnership. “We look forward to building on the relationships we developed in Orlando.”

About Site Location Partnership

Site Location Partnership (SLP) is a multi-disciplined advisory firm that enables the growth of businesses, communities and economies through its two primary consulting areas - corporate site selection and economic development. SLP’s Corporate Location Practice helps companies from industrial and commercial sectors select the optimal location for expansion, relocation or consolidation of business facilities. SLP’s Economic Development Practice assists various organizations in implementing business attraction strategies for new corporate investment, job creation and economic growth.

About SPI – The Plastics Industry Trade Association

Founded in 1937, SPI is the plastics industry trade association representing the third largest manufacturing industry in the United States. SPI's member companies represent the entire plastics industry supply chain, including processors, machinery and equipment manufacturers and raw materials suppliers. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., SPI promotes business development via a suite of commercial services and trade shows, fosters the sustainable growth of plastics in the global marketplace, provides industry representation in the public policy arena and communicates the industry’s contributions to society and the benefits of its products.

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