On May 19, the members of the Verein zur Förderung der Kunststofftechnologie e.V. (Association for the Promotion of Plastics Technology) gathered for a joint exchange of information and experience at the annual members' meeting in Paderborn. As in the previous year, the meeting was held as a hybrid event due to the ongoing pandemic. Reports were given on the association's activities in 2021 as well as on current and future research topics. The association pursues the goal of supporting application-oriented research and development in the field of plastics technology through intensive cooperation between Kunststofftechnik Paderborn (KTP) and industry. The general meeting was followed by a guided tour through the testing and experimental laboratories of Kunststofftechnik Paderborn.