SLIDESHOW: Technology Tuesday, Amerimold Product Showcase

Check out the leading suppliers of machine tools, mold components, materials, tooling, workholding and more that have taken advantage of the business development opportunities at Amerimold.

Manufacturing trends are constantly changing, and in this thriving global marketplace, it's very important that you keep up with the latest processes, techniques and applications to ensure your company can be an active part of the industry.

At Amerimold, we'll bring together the foremost experts in the industry to help you stay ahead of the competition.  Join the mold builders, molders and OEMs that have come to trust Amerimold as their must-attend event and network with the experts who can offer tangible solutions to your manufacturing needs.
 
Amerimold is the Event for Mold Manufacturing. Introduced as the MoldMaking Expo in 1999 , the annual tradeshow addresses the business development, best practices and networking interests of the plastic injection mold manufacturing industry. Amerimold is owned and operated by 4th-generation, family-owned Gardner Business Media and is presented by MoldMaking Technology magazine, Plastics Technology magazine and Modern Machine Shop magazine. 
 
Amerimold attendees are owners, executives, engineers and managers at OEMs and contract manufacturers. Amerimold exhibitors are equipment suppliers, service providers and tool & mold makers. Average show attendance is 2,750 registrants.
 
As a new addition to the show floor this year, the Tech Talks will offer attendees cutting edge technical information as a complimentary value they receive with registration. Sponsored by Autodesk, the sessions will begin at the top of each hour and will feature a panel or presentation on a specific topic vetted by the Editorial Director of MoldMaking Technology magazine, Christina Fuges.
​Topics include:
  • Additive Manufacturing
  • Automation
  • Design and Simulation – CAD Simulation Tools
  • CAM Programming
  • 5 Axis and Multitasking
  • Molding
  • Data-Driven Machining
  • Maintenance and Repair & Surface Treatments
  • Components and Mold Materials
  • Cutting Tools
Show Floor Tech Demos
​Also new this year and also available to all show floor registrants will be the opportunity to see real machines, in action, on the show floor.  Selected builders will be given the chance to give a presentation about a specific technology, while demonstrating how it works live on the show floor.  
 
Wednesday , June 14th
9:15 am --  TAKUMI - THE 5 “MUST HAVE” FEATURES FOR YOUR NEXT CNC MACHINE, BOOTH 1015
11:30 -- AST TECHNOLOGY - MONITOR, MAINTAIN AND MAXIMIZE YOUR TOOLING ASSETS, BOOTH 906
 
Thursday, June 15th
9:15 am -- FASTER MOLD CHANGES WITH WITTMANN 4.0 CONNECTIVITY, BOOTH 1205
11:30 -- ​TOYODA AND YG-1'S MACHINING AND TOOLING COLLABORATION, BOOTH 411
 
Foundations of AM for Toolmaking and Injection Molding
​Tuesday, June 13th 1pm-5pm
Presenter:  Paul Bates, Manager, UL Additive Manufacturing Competency Center, UL
Developed specifically for Amerimold, this UL workshop  is a discussion-oriented session in which participants receive comprehensive introductory knowledge of the Additive Manufacturing (AM) / 3D Printing industry. Covering terms and definitions, software and hardware as well as discussing applications and case studies, participants will begin to understand the benefits of AM in a way that is relevant to tool making and injection molding. Paul Bates, a recognized AM-industry veteran, leads this lively half-day course designed for engineers, designers, and business professionals.   
​ ​*Additional registration fees apply
 
Show Hours
 
Tuesday, June 13th, 2017
1:00pm - 5:00pm --  Additive Manufacturing Workshop
5:30pm - 7:00pm --  Exhibitor Welcome Reception, sponsored by the Plastics Shop Floor Expo @Hyatt Regency O'Hare
 
Wednesday, June 14th, 2017
9:00am - 5:00pm  --  Amerimold Exhibit Hall Open
5:00pm                  --  Leadtime Leader Award Announcement sponsored by Progressive Components
5:30pm - 8:00pm  --  Networking Casino Night
 
Thursday, June 15th, 2017
​9:00am - 5:00pm  -- Amerimold Exhibit Hall Open
 
 
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