The following is a list of technical meetings, courses and seminars of interest to the plastics industry. This feature is updated and published once a month.
June 23-25 — Plastic Material Selection and Testing to Improve Products and Processing in Milwaukee, sponsored by the University of Wisconsin Center for Continuing Education. Contact Terrance Lynch at (414) 227-3152 or e-mail [email protected]
Aug. 13-15 — Fundamentals of Injection Molding and Designing Plastic Injection Molds in Arlington Heights, Ill., sponsored by the Society of Manufacturing Engineers. Contact (313) 271-1500.
Sept. 4-5 — Rapid Prototyping & Tooling for the Automotive Industry in Dearborn, Mich., sponsored by the Rapid Prototyping Association of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers. Contact (313) 271-1500, ext. 629, or e-mail [email protected]
Oct. 6 — Three rotomolding seminars will be held during Rotoplas '97 in Westmont, Ill., sponsored by the Association of Rotational Molders. Contact (630) 571-0611.
Oct. 22-23 — Hobson Mould Works seminar on developments in the blow molding industry will be held in Waverly, Iowa. Contact (319) 885-6521 or e-mail [email protected]
Nov. 6 — Materials Characterization for the Real World in Nashotah, Wis., hosted by Dickten & Masch Manufacturing. Contact the Society of the Plastics Industry Inc.'s Midwest Regional Office at (773) 380-0808.
cqNov. 10-11 — Healthpack '97 in Boston, sponsored by Technomic Publishing Co. Inc. Contact (717) 291-5609.
Nov. 12-14 — Extrusion Seminar and Laboratory in Clearwater Beach, Fla., sponsored by the Society of Plastics Engineers. Contact (203) 775-0471.
Nov. 17-19 — PVC Melt Rheology — Theory and Practical Applications in Melt Processing Seminar & Laboratory in Park Ridge, N.J., sponsored by the Society of Plastics Engineers. Contact (203) 775-0471.
Dec. 2-4 — Compounding, Devolatilizing and Reactive Processing with Direct Extrusion will be held in Somerville, N.J., sponsored by American Leistritz Extruder Corp. Contact (908) 685-2333.
Dec. 10-12 — International Conference on Iron Oxides for Colorant & Chemical Applications 97 in San Diego, sponsored by Intertech Conferences. Contact (207) 781-9800 or e-mail [email protected]