Speakers Announced for SPE Plastic Part Design Conference

Event for injection molding and thermoforming for medical and analytical products announces speakers lineup.

The Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) has announced its lineup of speakers for the Successful Plastic Part Design - NorthEast 2017 conference. The event will be held March 28-29 at the Marriott Courtyard in Marlborough, Massachusetts, near Boston.

Speakers and topics announced are as follows:
  • Basic Design for Injection Molding
    Scott Rishell, Design Engineer, Mack Molding Co.
  • Basic Design for Gas Assist Injection Molding
    Michael Hansen, Sr. Technical Development Eng., Mack Molding Co.
  • Basic Design for Pressure Forming & Twin Sheet
    Steve Zamprelli, VP Product Development, Formed Plastics Inc.
    Ed Probst, Principal, Probst Plastics Consulting, LLC
  • Material Selection vs. Design Parameters
    Ed Flaherty, Application Development Eng., Nexeo Solutions
    Bob Cook, Market Development Mgr., SABIC Innovative Plastics
  • Process Options vs. Product & Application
    Michael Paloian, President, Integrated Design Systems, Inc.
  • Regulatory Compliance & Product Design
    Christine Santagate, Client Solutions Advisor, R&Q Solutions, LLC
  • Failure Prevention & Analysis
    Jeff Jansen, Sr. Managing Engineer, The Madison Group
Attendees of the event, including injection molding part designers, process engineers, thermoforming part designers, resin specifiers, and others, will learn valuable and practical part design fundamentals, many of which can be applied right away, according to the announcement.
 
Register here to attend the event, which is sponsored by the SPE Product Design and Development Division and the SPE Eastern New England Section.

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