March 28, 2013
Chicago , IL
DoubleTree Hotel & Conference Center
$595/IMDA Members $295
IMDA (In-Mold Decorating Association)
Offered annually since 1989, this seminar is an introductory in-mold labeling (IML) and in-mold decorating (IMD) course designed for those considering entry into the IML and IMD market as well as a refresher course for more experienced current participants in the field. The seminar, updated yearly, provides a basic grounding in in-mold labeling and in-mold decorating as well as the fundamentals of extrusion blow molding, injection IML, the in-mold process, production of in-mold labels, current markets, functions across the IML value chain and future growth opportunities. The seminar covers all aspects of in-mold labeling of packaging as well as in-mold decoration of durable products.
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