October 31 – November 1, 2018Minneapolis Convention CenterMinneapolis, MN


Progressive Components

Progressive Components offers advanced solutions for unmatched injection mold performance. The company's product lines consist of standard and proprietary mold components, mold monitoring devices and software, and innovations for improving mold maintenance.

UBM Advanced Manufacturing Group

UBM, the leading B2B event and media company dedicated exclusively to the global $3.0 trillion advanced manufacturing sector, helps support the flow of information, commerce, and innovation in such sophisticated segments as medical devices and pharmaceutical development. UBM also addresses cutting-edge developments in broader areas of advanced engineering design and manufacturing, and manufacturing processes and packaging.

Bales Metal Surface Solutions

Bales Metal Surface Solutions (Downers Grove, IL) provides solutions to abrasion, erosion, and release problems with the precision application of engineered coatings and finishes. The company was established in 1978 and has grown into a cutting-edge, full-service polishing and plating operation serving customers across the United States and worldwide.

Arburg Inc.

Arburg Inc. is a technology leader of injection molding machines and automation. The company has core competencies in a wide range of processes, including multicomponent, LSR, powder injection molding, light-weighting, micromolding, and overmolding. Arburg offers complete integrated turnkey solutions, from concept to production.

Kongskilde Industries Inc.

Kongskilde Industries Inc. offers pneumatic material-handling equipment, high air volume material through blowers, high-pressure air-handling blowers, vacuum/pressure railcar unloading systems, rotary air locks, cyclones, venture systems for continuous edge trim, inline trim cutters, regrind material de-dusting aspirator separator systems, and particle size de-dusting separator systems.

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag

Sumitomo Demag’s platform of all-electric injection-molding machines spans from 8–936 U.S. tons, including micro to mid-sized, high-speed thin-wall, high-duty, vertical, insert, and two-shot. Its range of thin-wall, packaging, and closure molding machines includes ultra-high-speed hybrid and all-electric models from 168–843 U.S. tons. High-performance hydraulic machines, including configurable two-shot models, are offered up to 2,248 U.S. tons.

Cold Jet®

Cold Jet® is a world leader in developing innovative, environmentally responsible dry-ice cleaning solutions and dry-ice production equipment. The company's global headquarters are in Ohio with international operations in Europe, Asia, Canada, and Mexico. For more information, call Cold Jet® or visit its Web site.

Paulson Training Programs Inc.

Paulson Training Programs Inc. is a dynamic technical training company that teaches the fundamentals and advanced topics of scientific injection molding, extrusion, thermoforming, and more for the plastics industry via computer-based/CD courses and seminars. The company empowers individuals, companies, and academic organizations with proven, expert, vendor-neutral knowledge and skills that will ensure lasting success.

Binder Inc.

Binder Inc. is one of the world’s largest producers of CO2, refrigerated incubators, ovens, and humidity test chambers for modern laboratories. The company's products meet the highest demands for accurate simulation of biological and environmental conditions. Binder delivers cutting-edge technology and expertise to provide its customers with support for a wide range of projects.

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