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Susan Wade

VP, Marketing & Communications

Susan Wade leads all of the Vinyl Institute’s marketing and communications efforts, and designs and implements strategies and tactics that enhance the public reputation of the vinyl resins industry. She as more than 20 years’ experience the corporate, agency and non-profit sectors developing and implementing award winning marketing and public relations campaigns for Fortune 500 companies and trade and member associations.


Contact Information:

Susan Wade VP, Marketing & Communications

(202) 765-2296

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Susan Wade Dec 2018

USMCA is a Win for US Businesses and American Workers

The Vinyl Institute strongly supports the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) and urges implementation.  

Susan Wade Nov 2018

The Vinyl Institute Recognizes Leading Companies for Outstanding Health, Safety and Environmental Performance

VI announced recipients of its annual health, safety and environmental awards, which are given to companies in the vinyl industry for improving worker safety and protecting the environment at facilities throughout the United States and Canada. This year the VI recognized 37 facilities with 56 awards for outstanding performance.

Sustainability is a Global Concern - Townsend Solutions
Susan Wade Nov 2018

5 Takeaways on Sustainability from Vinyl360

The Vinyl Institute and the Vinyl Sustainability Council brought together the US vinyl supply chain to discuss stakeholder engagement and perspectives on sustainability. The conversaton spanned how far the industry has come to how much more we can do to drive innovation and continuous improvement. Vinyl360 participants heard a series of perspectives on how sustainability initiatives impact business strategy, supply chains, employees and customers. Here are five takeaways from the discussion.

Susan Wade Oct 2018

The Vinyl Institute Applauds President Trump for Signing the Water Infrastructure Now Act

The Water Infrastructure Now Act (WIN) S.3021 was signed into law today by President Trump. The Vinyl Institute released the following statement, which may be attributed to President and CEO, Dick Doyle.

Susan Wade Oct 2018

At Vinyl360, Sustainability Is On the Table

Sustainability will be front and center at this year’s Vinyl360 conference, scheduled for October 31-November 2 in New Orleans. In addition to a discussion about the U.S. vinyl industry’s sustainability journey, participants will hear a series of stakeholders perspectives on this critical topic.