We listened, and have re-formatted and re-focused amerimold’s mold manufacturing conference track with a more condensed, informal, impactful approach to promote collaborative learning and to maximize group interaction, while allowing attendees sufficient time to walk the show floor to see and hear technology in action.
This year the conference program is offering best practices, discussion and debate, expert presentations and networking sessions based on the theme of the event: moldmaking and additive manufacturing. We will accomplish this through two formats: panel discussions and roundtables with exclusive, live access to a breadth of expertise. The new elements are designed to enhance knowledge transfer between experts and participants. A newly-formed conference committee helped develop the conference program this year
Wednesday, April 13, 2011 is a day of Panel Discussions consisting of one moderator to lead the discussion and debate, and four industry-experts—representing different aspects of the topic—to present their views.
Trends in Mold Material Selection and Treatment: Aluminum with experts from
Procter & Gamble, Aluminum Injection Mold, Ontario Plastics, Alcoa, Bales Mold Service and AutoDesk. Advanced Mold Machining Challenges and Solutions Panel with Creative Technology Corp., Die Tech & Engineering, Superior Tooling, Makino and Delcam. Current Automation Technologies and Strategies Panel with MSI Mold Builders, Industrial Molds Group, Erowa Technology, Inc., Tebis and OSG.
Thursday, April 14, 2011 is a half-day series of “how-to” roundtables that provides up-close-and-personal access to a variety of expertise in an intimate environment that encourages true discussion and debate on the issues you want addressed (as per MoldMaking Technology reader survey). These consist of one moderator to guide the discussion and a few qualified industry experts to contribute to the discussion as it unfolds.
How to Take Advantage of New Business Opportunities with Triangle Tool, General Electric Appliances & Lighting, Harbour Results, Inc.,. Wisconsin Manufacturing Extension Partnership and Meinert Market Services LLC. How to Best Manage Your Mold “Business” with MGS MFG. Group, Byers & Associates, Modern Machine Shop magazine, International Trade Specialist/Commercial Service Officer U.S. Department of Commerce, Mueller Prost PC. How to Tackle the Workforce Development Dilemma with Ameritech Die and Mold , Commercial Tool & Die, Waukesha County Technical College, Harbour Results, Inc. and Byers & Associates. How to Exceed Customer Expectations with Quashnick Tool Corp., General Electric Appliances & Lighting, RJG, Tooling Transfers and Progressive Components.
Visit amerimoldexpo.com for full details and to register!
Editor's Pick2010 Leadtime Leader Award Small Shop Winner Mold Craft, Inc.: Innovation with Automation
With an average leadtime of eight weeks, Mold Craft, Inc. (Willernie, MN)—this year’s Small Shop Leadtime Leader Award Winner—builds tight-tolerance, high-volume, multi-cavity and multi-mold projects that produce small, intricate, precision plastic parts.