The Plastic Drum Institute (PDI) represents the manufacturers and suppliers for the North American plastic drum industry.

Members include container fabricators, resin suppliers, machinery manufacturers, closure manufacturers, reconditioning and recycling companies, miscellaneous service and equipment companies, and consultants. PDI strives to affect positive changes within regulatory bodies and our members are the recognized experts in issues affecting plastic containers. PDI strives to seek ways to unite the efforts of the other industrial packaging trade associations while providing a forum for technical issues affecting plastic containers.


PDI is a proud member of the Industrial Packaging Association of North America (IPANA).



Upcoming Meetings

2019 IPANA Fall Annual Conference
October 1-3, 2019
The Naples Grande Beach Resort
Naples, Florida


2020 IPANA Spring Technical Conference
April 20-22, 2020
Pinehurst Resort
Pinehurst, North Carolina