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"
(University of Minnesota): "Artificial Intelligence: What Will the Future Be?"
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What's Happening on the Expo Floor?
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.
See demonstrations, case studies, panels, and presentations on new advances in robotics, industrial automation, electronics, 3D printing, packaging, and more.
This theater, the expo's center for medtech and healthcare education, offers panels, discussions, news, and solutions to engineers, designers and manufacturers.
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
DuPont Performance Materials
Toshiba Machine Company of America
What Attending Companies Look For
Design for manufacturing
Extrusion/mold & dies
Materials & additives
Plastic part design
Six Leading Shows, One Powerful Event
Wednesday, October 31
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Thursday, November 1
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.