Inspire. Collaborate. Innovate.

Top Reasons to Attend This Event

PLASTEC Minneapolis is part of the Midwest's largest advanced design and manufacturing event. Offering more than 500 suppliers (including Alro Steel & Plastics, Arburg, Bole North America, and Engel), two advanced educational conferences, and opportunities to network with the show's 5,000 attendees, PLASTEC Minneapolis is ideal for sourcing, innovation, and learning.

Powerful Keynote Speakers

The perfect mix of education and inspiration, the show's keynotes cover the biggest ideas in technology, manufacturing, and medical care. They reveal what's happening now and what's coming next. Check back soon as we build and update the schedule.

Last Year's Keynote Speakers and Their Talks

Eric Topol, MD

(Scripps Research Institute): "Healthcare Ex Machina: How Artificial Intelligence Will Transform Medicine"

Ransom Stephens, PhD

"The Keys to Innovation: Priming Your Brain to Percolate Brilliant Ideas"

Maria Gini

(University of Minnesota): "Artificial Intelligence: What Will the Future Be?"

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What's Happening on the Expo Floor?

Attendee-to-Exhibitor Matchmaking

This time-saving new feature connects you with suppliers who can tackle your sourcing challenges. These short meetings are designed to give you the solutions you need.

Engineering HQ

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

Medtech Central

This theater, the expo's center for medtech and healthcare education, offers panels, discussions, news, and solutions to engineers, designers and manufacturers.

Tech Theater

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

Haunted Boo(ze) Crawl

The expo begins on Halloween, so 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 October 31.

Last Year's Attending Companies

Donaldson
DuPont Performance Materials
Entegris
General Mills
General Pattern
Honeywell
Phillips-Medisize
Pioneer Plastics
Polaris Industries
Stratasys
Toshiba Machine Company of America

What Attending Companies Look 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

Six Leading Shows, One Powerful Event

Expo Hours

Wednesday, October 31
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Thursday, November 1
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.