PFFC's Industry Calendar

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PFFC maintains the most extensive listings of industry shows, seminars, conferences, meetings, etc for the converting industry. This handy reference will help you organize your schedule for 2010 and beyond, so you can start making plans now.

If you wish to have an event listed that is not here, send it to ysimonsis@pffc-online.com, President/Editorial Director of PFFC, at least three months in advance of the event. Include the event name, dates, sponsor, facility, location, phone number, website URL for more information and any other pertinent details, as well as a contact name.

 

2015 Events:

Jan. 21–Feb. 6 | Open House/Bagmaking Demonstration, Mamata Enterprises, Montgomery, IL (630-801-2320; mamata.com).

Feb. 2–4 | The Packaging Conference, Plastic Technologies, Ritz Carlton Buckhead, Atlanta, GA (419-725-5613; www.thepackagingconference.com).

Feb. 2–Apr. 17 | SUNY-ESF Introduction to Polymer Coatings Course, State Univ. of New York College of Environmental Science & Forestry, Radiation Curing Program, Syracuse, NY (315-470-6500; www.radcuring.com).

Feb. 3–6 | Ink Jet Printing World 2015, Information Management Inst., Florida Hotel & Conference Ctr., Orlando, FL (207-235-2225; www.imiconf.com).

Feb. 5–6 | Flexographic Sales/Customer Service Seminar, DiTrolio Flexographic Inst., Broadview, IL (708-343-4334; www.flexotraining.com).

Feb. 10–12 | ICE USA Intl. Converting Exhibition, Mack Brooks Exhibitions, OCCC Orange County Convention Ctr., Orlando, FL (781-791-5011; www.ice-x-usa.com).

Feb. 12 | NPES-ICC Color Management Conference: Manufacturing Success with Color Management, Assn. for Suppliers of Printing, Publishing & Converting Technologies/Intl. Color Consortium, India Expo Ctr., New Delhi, India (703-264-7200; www.npes.org).

Feb. 16–18 | PMMI Pack Expo East, Packaging Machinery Mfrs. Inst., Pennsylvania Convention Ctr., Philadelphia, PA (571-612-3200; www.packexpoeast.com).

Feb. 16–Apr. 17 | SUNY-ESF Radiation Curing Equipment, Instrumentation & Safety Course, State Univ. of New York College of Environmental Science & Forestry, Radiation Curing Program, Syracuse, NY (315-470-6500; www.radcuring.com).

Feb. 16–May 1 | SUNY-ESF Radiation Curing of Polymer Technologies Course, State Univ. of New York College of Environmental Science & Forestry, Radiation Curing Program, Syracuse, NY (315-470-6500; www.radcuring.com).

Feb. 18–19 | IMLCON & IMDCON 2015, Intl. In-Mold Labeling & Decorating Conference & Exhibition, AWA Alexander Watson & Assoc., Hotel Sofitel, Miami, FL (+31 20 676 2069; www.awa-bv.com).

Feb. 18–20 | Advanced Principles of Flexographic Printing Seminar, DiTrolio Flexographic Inst., Broadview, IL (708-343-4334; www.flexotraining.com).

Feb. 22–25 | SPE Intl. Polyolefins Conference, South Texas Chapter of the Society of Plastics Engineers, Hilton Houston North Hotel, Houston, TX (713-469-2394; www.spe-stx.org).

Feb. 23–24 | Food Contact Materials Safety & Compliance Seminar/Packaging Waste & Sustainability Forum, Agra Informa/Henkel, Thon Hotel Bristol Stephanie, Brussels, Belgium (+49 211 797 99 33; www.fcmsafety.com).

Feb. 26–28 | Graphics of the Americas, Printing Assn. of Florida, Miami Beach Convention Ctr., Miami Beach, FL (407-240-8009; www.goaexpo.com).

Mar. 3–5 | FPA Annual Meeting, Flexible Packaging Assn., Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, Naples, FL (410-694-0800; www.flexpack.org).

Mar. 5 | Webinar: Determining Market Size, Priority Metrics Group, 2 P.M. EDT (864-583-2274; www.pmgco.com).

Mar. 5–6 | Flexographic Sales/Customer Service Seminar, DiTrolio Flexographic Inst. Broadview, IL (708-343-4334; www.flexotraining.com).

Mar. 8–11 | TLMI Converter Meeting, Tag & Label Mfrs. Inst., Sea Island The Cloister & The Lodge, Sea Island, GA (978-282-1400; www.tlmi.com).

Mar. 9–11 | Printing South China Intl. Exhibition 2015, Adsale Exhibition Services Ltd., China Import & Export Fair Pazhou Complex, Guangzhou, PR (+852 2516 3340; www.printingsouthchina.com).

Mar. 9–11 | SINO Label Intl. Exhibition 2015, Adsale Exhibition Services Ltd., China Import & Export Fair Complex, Guangzhou, PR (+852 2516 3340; www.sinolabelexpo.com).

Mar. 10–11 | ub.eb WEST 2015, RadTech, Crowne Plaza Redondo Beach, Redondo Beach, FL (240-643-0517; www.uvebwest.com).

Mar. 10–12 | ICE Europe Intl. Converting Exhibition, Mack Brooks Exhibitions, Munich Trade Fair, Munich, Germany (+44 0 1727 814410; www.ice-x.com).

Mar. 10–12 | PMMI Expo Pack Guadalajara, Packaging Machinery Mfrs. Inst., Expo Guadalajara, Jalisco, México (571-612-3200; www.expopackguadalajara.com.mx).

Mar. 16 | Mergers & Acquisitions Executive Forum, AWA Alexander Watson Assoc., Univ. Club of Chicago, Chicago, IL (+31 20 676 2069; www.awa-bv.com).

Mar. 17–18 | Principles of Web handling Seminar, Seminars for Engineers, Embassy Suites LAX North, Los Angeles, CA (973-929-2167; www.seminarsforengineers.com).

Mar. 18–20 | Global Release Liner Industry Conference & Exhibition, AWA Alexander Watson & Assoc., Grand Hyatt, Denver, CO (+31 20 676 2069; www.awa-bv.com).

Mar. 19–21 | AIMCAL Management Meeting, Assn. of Intl. Metallizers, Coaters & Laminators, The Vinoy Renaissance Hotel, St. Petersburg, FL (803-948-9473; www.aimcal.org).

Mar. 23–26 | MHI ProMat 2015, Material Handling Inst., McCormick Pl. South, Chicago, IL (704-676-1190; www.promatshow.com).

Mar. 23–26 | A3 Automate 2015, Assn. for Advancing Automation, McCormick Pl. North, Chicago, IL (734-994-6088; www.automateshow.com).

Mar. 23–27 | NPE 2015 Intl. Plastics Showcase, SPI Plastics Industry Trade Assn., Orange Cty. Convention Ctr., Orlando, FL 202-974-5200; www.npe.org).

Mar. 24 | Open House, Bobst, Marriott Hotel, Aguascalientes, Mexico (+52 55 5340 0978; julieta.dominguez@bobst.com).

Mar. 25–26 | MHI ProMat 2015 National Material Handling Show, Material Handling Inst., McCormick Pl. South, Chicago, IL (704-676-1199; www.mhi.org).

Mar. 25–27 | Fundamentals of Flexographic Printing Seminar, DiTrolio Flexographic Inst. Broadview, IL (708-343-4334; www.flexotraining.com).

Apr. 7–12 | PRINT CHINA 2015, Print China Show Co., Guangdong Modern Intl. Exhibition Ctr., Guangdong, China (+86 10 51902382; www.printchina.org).

Apr. 8–10 | Advanced Principles of Flexographic Printing Seminar, DiTrolio Flexographic Inst., Broadview, IL (708-343-4334; www.flexotraining.com).

Apr.13–16 | Gulf Print & Pack 2015, Tarsus Group, Dubai World Trade Ctr. (DICEC), Dubai (+44 0 20 8846 2809; www.gulfprintpack.com).

Apr. 18–25 | PaperCon 2015 & 100-Year Celebration, TAPPI, Georgia World Congress Ctr., Atlanta, GA (800-332-8686; www.tappi.org).

Apr. 25–30 | SVC TechCon 2015, Society of Vacuum Coaters, Santa Clara Convention Ctr., Santa Clara, CA (505-856-7188; www.svc.org).

Apr. 29–30 | Intl. Sleeve Label Conference/Exhibition/Sleeve Label Competition, AWA Alexander Watson Assoc., Hyatt Miami Airport, Miami, FL (+31 0 20 676 2069; www.awa-bv.com).

Apr. 29–30 | Principles of Web Coating & Drying Seminar, Seminars for Engineers, Hilton Garden Inn O'Hare, Chicago, IL (973-929-2167; www.seminarsforengineers.com).

May 3–6 | FTA Annual Forum & INFO*FLEX, Flexographic Technical Assn., Music City Convention Ctr., Nashville, TN (631-737-6020; www.flexography.org).

May 6–8 | Bevtec Asia 2014, Messe Düsseldorf Asia/Asian Exhibition Services/Thailand Beer Industry Guild, Bangkok Intl. Trade & Exhbition Ctr., Bangkok, Thailand (312-781-5180; www.mdna.com).

May 7–9 | Plastics, Printing & Packaging Exhibition, Expogroup, KICC, Nairobi, Kenya (+971 4 3721421; www.expgr.com).

May 10–13 | TAPPI European PLACE Conference, Polymers Laminations Adhesives Coatings Extrusions, Radison Blu Hotel, Nice France (770-209-7319; www.tappi.org).

May 11–15 | Converting School Connect, Assn. of Intl. Metallizers, Coaters & Laminators (AIMCAL), Crowne Plaza Charlotte Executive Park, Charlotte, NC (803-948-9473; www.convertingschool.com).

May 12–13 | Label Summit Latin America 2015, Tarsus Group, Hilton Mexico City Reforma, Mexico City, Mexico (262-754-6931; www.labelsummit.com).

May 12–15 | Expográfica, Anidigraf, Centro Banamex, Mexico City, Mexico (+55 5536 1969; www.expografica.com).

May 13–15 | Fundamentals of Flexographic Printing Seminar, DiTrolio Flexographic Inst. Broadview, IL (708-343-4334; www.flexotraining.com).

May 13–15 | IADD-FSEA Odyssey 2015, Intl. Assn. of Diecutting & Diemaking/Foil & Specialty Effects Assn., Renaissance Convention Ctr., Schaumburg (Chicago), IL (800-828-IADD; www.odysseyexpo.org).

May 19–20 | Principles of Web Handling Seminar, Seminars for Engineers, Hilton Manchester Airport, Manchester, UK (973-929-2167; www.seminarsforengineers.com).

May 19–23 | Ipack-Ima 2015/Grafitalia/Converflex/Intralogistica Italia Exhibitions, Centrexpo & Ipack-Ima, Fieramilano, Milan, Italy (+39 02 319 1091; www.centrexpo.it).

May 23–25 | Plastics, Printing & Packaging Exhibition, Expogroup, Mlimani Conference Ctr., Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania (+971 4 3721421; www.expogr.com).

May 24–27 | Eurocarne Exhbition for the Meat Industry, Ipack-Ima, Verona, Italy (+39 02 319 1091; www.eurocarne.it).

June 8 | Adhesive Selection for Medical Devices Workshop, AWA Alexander Watson Assoc., Crowne Plaza Times Sq., New York, NY (+31 20 676 2069; www.awa-bv.com).

June 8–10 | IWEB 2015 Intl. Web Handling Conference, Web Handling Research Ctr., Oklahoma State Univ., Stillwater, OK (405-744-8902; webhandling.okstate.edu).

June 8–12 | Converting School Connect, Assn. of Intl. Metallizers, Coaters & Laminators (AIMCAL), Ramada Manchester Salford Quays, Manchester, UK (803-948-9473; www.convertingschool.com).

June 16–19 | PMMI Pack Expo México, Packaging Machinery Mfrs. Inst., Centro Banamex, México City, México (571-612-3200; www.expopack.com.mx).

June 18–20 | Print Pack/Sign Expo, Tashikka Expositions, KICC, Nairobi, Kenya, East Africa (+31 281 31003; www.tashikka.com).

June 24–25 | Principles of Winding Seminar, Seminars for Engineers, Hampton Inn Southcenter, Seattle, WA 973-929-2167; www.seminarsforengineers.com).

July 21–22/23–24 | Introduction to Heat Shrink Sleeve Label Technologies Workshop, AWA Alexander Watson Assoc., Crowne Plaza Minneapolis West, Plymouth (Minneapolis), MN (+31 20 676 2069; www.awa-bv.com).

Aug. 26–29 | T-PLAS Intl. Trade Fair for Plastics & Rubber, Messe Düsseldorf Asia Pte. Ltd., Bangkok Intl. Trade & Exhibition Ctr.–B.I.T.E.C., Bangkok, Thailand (312-781-5185; www.mdna.com).

Sept. 1–3 | DiTrolio Flexographic Techincal Awards, Swissotel, Chicago, IL (708-343-4334; www.flexotraining.com).

Sept. 1-3 | TLMI Technical Conference, Tag & label Mfrs. Inst., Swissotel, Chicago, IL (978-2882-1400; www.tlmi.com).

Sept. 13–16 | GASC Graph Expo/CPP EXPO 2015, Graphic Arts Show Co., McCormick Pl., Chicago, IL 703-264-7200; www.gasc.org).

Sept. 28–30 | PMMI, Pack Expo Las Vegas/Pharma Expo, Packaging Machinery Mfrs. Inst., Las Vegas Convention Ctr., Las Vegas, NV (571-612-3200; www.packexpolasvegas.com).

Oct. 8–11 | TLMI Annual Meeting, Tag & Label Mfrs. Inst., The Broadmoor, Colorado Springs, CO (978-282-1400; www.tlmi.com).

Oct. 28–29 | IMDA Symposium & Exhibit, In-Mold Decorating Assn., Doubletree Chicago North Shore Hotel & Conference Ctr., Skokie, IL (480-473-0301; www.imdassociation.com).

 

2016 Events:

Mar. 5–9 | TLMI Converter Meeting, Tag & Label Mfrs. Inst., Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa, Kauai, HI (978-282-1400; www.tlmi.com).

May 10–11 | Label Summit Latin America 2016, Tarsus Group, Hotel Transamerica, Sao Paulo, Brazil (262-754-6931; www.labelsummit.com).

Sept. 13–15 | Labelexpo Americas 2016, Tarsus Group, Donald E. Stephens Convention Ctr., Rosemont, IL (262-754-6931; www.labelexp-americas.com).

Oct. 16–19 | TLMI Annual Meeting, Tag & Label Mfrs. Inst., The Breakers, Palm Beach, FL (978-282-1400; www.tlmi.com).

Nov. 2–5 | PMMI Pack Expo Intl., Packaging Machinery Mfrs. Inst., McCormick Pl., Chicago, IL ( 571-612-3200; www.packexpointernational.com).

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