PLASTEC West connects you with serious plastics professionals for three days of design and manufacturing immersion you can't find anywhere else. Connect with over 20,000 engineers and executives who are ready to forge business partnerships. Learn from industry luminaries presenting their insights. This is your chance to find answers to your current plastics challenges — from new materials to molding — while keeping up with the latest innovations reshaping the industry.
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Expo Floor Highlights
This is the base for all of the show action, every hour. Expand your industry knowledge through free presentations, demonstrations, and expert panels.
3D Printing Focus
Explore 3D printing technologies across the expo, and learn through 3D-printing-focused tours, activities, demos, and conference sessions throughout all three show days.
Join an expert guide on a one-hour tour of the show floor. Each walk focuses on a key theme at the forefront of the industry and highlights today's innovative tech.
Connect with other professionals for five-minute sessions during speed networking, or discuss specific solutions to your challenges during attendee-to-exhibitor matchmaking.
Get a chance to see, touch, and test the latest innovations, including within injection molding, materials and adhesives, automation, and design.
Five Leading Shows. One Powerful Event.
Advanced design and manufacturing's leading trade shows come together on one floor for the nation's most comprehensive industry event. Your pass gives you access to a full spectrum of solutions spanning medtech, automation technology, plastics, packaging, and design engineering. Join over 20,000 industry professionals and more than 2,000 top suppliers as you explore groundbreaking technologies and gain new insights.
Expanded Conference Series: Smart Manufacturing, 3D Printing & Medtech
The global smart manufacturing market is predicted to be worth more than $390 billion by 2020. 3D printing alone is expected to be worth over $30 billion by 2023.
Offering its biggest conference program yet, PLASTEC West gives you access to the expanded three-day Smart Manufacturing Innovation Summit and a brand new 3D Printing Innovation Summit, plus three days and four tracks of up-to-the-minute medtech thinking. This is your chance to join industry leaders to understand where manufacturing is headed — and how new breakthroughs can help your projects.
Golden Mousetrap Awards
Celebrate exceptional efforts — by start-ups and giants alike — at America's biggest awards event for the advanced design and manufacturing industry. Don't miss meeting 2018's innovative winners, including the Rising Engineer Star and Gadget Freak of the Year.
February 6, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
February 7, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
February 8, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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