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The Midwest’s Leading Plastics Event Returns

This October, five exciting industries come together for Minnesota's largest advanced design and manufacturing show.

PLASTEC Minneapolis offers you a chance to connect with suppliers and discover the latest trends and technology from 3D printing manufacturers, plastic manufacturers, and more.

The heart of the event is about helping you circulate beyond your own industry to solve problems with experts in plastics, packaging, automation, medical technology, and robotics.

Whether you're looking for technological innovations or talent for your future workforce, you'll find your solution at PLASTEC Minneapolis. Register now for a free expo pass.


5 Shows. 500+ Suppliers. Endless Possibilities.

PLASTEC Minneapolis attendees will have access to suppliers across every step of the design and manufacturing supply chain, including prominent industry leaders:

Automation Inc.
B. Braun
Cold Jet
NACS Inc./PurePouch
Proto Labs
Toshiba Machine

What's Happening on the Expo Floor?

Tech Theater

Watch innovative exhibitors across medtech and other fields showcase their latest technologies. Ask questions, get answers, and discover products for your projects.

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Engineering HQ

See demonstrations, case studies, panels, and presentations on new advances in robotics, industrial automation, IoT, electronics, 3D printing, packaging, and more.

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Medtech Central

The schedule is packed and every session is free. Stop in for expert panels and presentations on everything from surgical robots to machine learning for medical devices.

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Booth Crawl

We've set up a tour of exhibitors to give you tech tricks and tasty treats, including drinks and light bites, from 3 to 4 p.m. on Wednesday, October 23.

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25th Anniversary Celebration

Help us celebrate MD&M's 25th anniversary by attending a champagne toast, cake cutting ceremony, and a dedicated networking zone on the expo floor.

Networking Happy Hour

Wrap up Wednesday with post-show drinks — wind down with speakers, exhibitors, and your peers.

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New! Product Showcase

Get a first look at new or soon-to-hit-the-market tech through live, demos at participating exhibitor booths.

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NEW! Career Zone

Take your networking to the next level by connecting with premier companies in the engineering space. Stop by the Career Zone for targeted talks, workshops, and networking sessions — all for free.

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Lunch & Learns

Sometimes there is such a thing as a free lunch. Take a break from the show floor at complimentary Lunch & Learns sponsored by companies including Diversified Plastic, Meier Tool & Engineering, and Protolabs.

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The PLASTEC Community

Last Year's Attending Companies

DuPont Performance Materials
General Mills
General Pattern
Pioneer Plastics
Polaris Industries
Toshiba Machine Company of America

We Have Exactly What You're Looking For

3D printing
Design for manufacturing
Extrusion/mold & dies
Injection molding
Lean manufacturing
Materials & additives
Medical plastics
New materials
Plastic part design
Product design
Rapid prototyping

Expo Hours

Wednesday, October 28, 2020
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Thursday, October 29, 2020
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.