September 21-22, 2016Minneapolis Convention CenterMinneapolis, MN
EXPERIENCE THE FUTURE OF PLASTICS, FROM MATERIALS TO MACHINERY
Welcome to PLASTEC Minneapolis

PLASTEC Minneapolis is back as the region’s epicenter of innovation, networking, and solutions for the plastics industry. Don’t miss this year’s opportunity to find the suppliers, education, and connections to boost your company and career.

Benefit from over 600 suppliers and more than 5,000 advanced manufacturing professionals in attendance across the event’s six industry tradeshows. As part of the region’s most comprehensive advanced manufacturing event, PLASTEC provides you access to every resource needed to successfully implement your next project.

What You Can’t Miss…

Experience countless opportunities over two days

Enjoy FREE bonus event features within the expo:

  • Get inspired with fresh ideas at daily keynotes
  • Visit multiple theaters presenting a wide variety of topics under one roof
  • Join topic-specific meet-ups for targeted connections
  • Find your roadmap to the latest innovations on expert-led tours
  • Let exhibitors treat you to free beer and wine on the Booth Crawl
  • Enter to win an hourly 3D printer giveaway (yes, HOURLY!)

Source a year’s worth of suppliers at one event

Go hands-on with the latest plastics products and services on the newly-expanded expo floor:

  • 3D printing/Additive manufacturing
  • Automation
  • Auxiliaries/Chemicals
  • Blow molding
  • Compounding
  • Extrusion machinery
  • Injection molding
  • Insert molding technology
  • Medical-grade plastics
  • New materials
  • Sustainable packaging

Advance your career with expert-led education

  • Unlock a 2-day conference program designed to prepare you and your team for advanced manufacturing trends, opportunities, and critical shifts
  • Stay ahead of competition on topics including design innovations, 3D printing, Industry 4.0, and more
  • Meet advanced manufacturing’s top experts at multiple, interactive presentations at Center Stage

“I made several contacts that Google and word-of-mouth inside my company did not provide. Seeing new technology that isn't researchable on the Internet is very valuable in today's market.”
-Wayne Rothbauer, SMC Ltd

“I loved it. Well worth the time and effort to attend. I found what I was looking for and more.”
-Boone Greenly, Mytana MFG

“Incredible venue. The show floor was very impressive. Greatly enjoyed the Happy Hour events.”
-Erik Morness, Electrical Engineer, Benchmark Electronics

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