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Milwaukee Hosts 2023 Plastic Product Decorating Summit September 28-29

Technical Programming and Panel Discussions on Direct-to-Object Plastics Decorating and In-Mold Processes

Potential attendees interested in direct-to-object or in-mold plastics decorating processes have one week left to register before the start of the 2023 Plastic Product Decorating Summit. The event will be held September 28-29 at the Milwaukee Marriott West in Waukesha, Wisconsin, and is hosted by the In-Mold Decorating Association (IMDA) and Plastics Decorating magazine.

Drawing conference attendees from a wide range of market segments – OEMs, brand owners, molders, decorators, and those providing equipment and consumables – the Plastic Product Decorating Summit brings together members of the plastics industry to learn, listen and discuss all types of direct-to-object plastic decorating and in-mold decorating, labeling and electronics applications. Technical programming and industry panel discussions include the following:

  • Keynote Speaker: Christopher Seubert, Technical Expert – Coatings, Ford Motor Company Research & Advanced Engineering
  • Automation & Robotics in Decorating Processes: Ruud Schenning, AAE Grauel; Micah Swett, Diversified Printing; Marty Chiaramonte, Muller Technology
  • Metallic Appearances for Durable Goods with In-Mold Decorating: Scott Tacosik, Kurz Transfer Products; Keith Farthing, Polyfab Daiho
  • Decision Tree for Selecting and Implementing Direct to Part Decorating Processes: Paul Uglum, Uglum Consulting LLC
  • Part Prep: Surface Treatment and Cleaning for Ink Adhesion: Joann Hilman, Brighton Science; Eric Kiel, 3DT
  • Expanding Applications for Decorating Technologies: Molded Fiber, Glass and Metal: Brian Roske, MCC Verstraete; Tom Molfese, Fermac US
  • Digital Heat Transfers for 3D Plastic Parts: Techniques and Applications: Tom Gray, Xeikon
  • Troubleshooting In-Mold Films & Labels: Static, Adhesion, Curl and More: Dave Schoofs, Central Decal; Adam Boehlke, Inland
  • UV Inks, UV Coatings and UV Curing in Plastics Decorating: Marsha McDowell, Marabu North America; Chris Davis, IST America Corporation

For online registration, hotel information and the full schedule, visit www.productdecoratingevent.com.

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