Leading suppliers book booths at Detroit molding expo
Milacron, KraussMaffei, Sumitomo (SHI) Demag, Wittmann Battenfeld and Conair are among the major machinery and equipment suppliers that have already booked booths at the Injection Molding and Design Expo, which is taking place March 16-17, 2022 at the TCF Center in Detroit, Michigan.
More than 60 booths have been reserved so far at the free-to-attend exhibition, which is being organized by AMI — the publisher of Injection World — together with Crain Global Polymer Group — the publisher of Plastics News.
“The industry response to this new expo has been overwhelmingly positive,” said John Hickey, sales director at Plastics News. “Suppliers have welcomed the focus of the event, plus its location and timing. They are also excited about the fact there will be three free-to-attend conference theaters on the show floor, with programs put together by the Crain and AMI teams.”
Other injection molding machine makers that have already booked booths at the expo include Tederic, Shibaura and Yizumi-HPM. They will be joined by additional suppliers of auxiliary equipment, machine components and control systems, including Advanced Blending Solutions, Frigel, ACS Group, Zeiger Industries, ASS End Of Arm Tooling, Bauer Compressors, Benpac, Cincinnati Process Technologies, Intouch Monitoring, Alpha Laser and Filtroil.
Moldmakers and suppliers of mold materials, components and accessories also feature prominently among the first companies to book their spaces at the show. They include Cavalier Tool, StackTeck, Accede, DME, Mastip, Spark Industries, PCS, EAS Change Systems, VEM Tooling, and Action Mold & Machining. In addition, tooling design software and services will be on offer from a variety of exhibitors including Sigmasoft, Moldex3D, EPS FloTek and CAE Services.
On the materials front, the first companies to book booths include Ampacet, Chroma Color, Chase Plastics, General Polymers, Star Plastics, Polykemi, Purgex, Polymax and iD Additives. Another exhibitor that is bound to attract interest is iMFLUX, the Proctor & Gamble subsidiary that has developed innovative low-pressure injection molding technologies.
Several leading suppliers of training services for molders will also be exhibiting at Detroit, including Beaumont, RJG and Routsis. Visitors to the expo will be able to attend practical seminars delivered by these companies in the free Training Theater.
For more information about exhibiting at the Injection Molding & Design Expo 2022, or to register your interest in a free ticket, please visit: injectionmoldingexpo.com