Industry Events




China International Machine Show

April 17-22 - Bejing, China

Through more than 20 years' development, the international status and influence of CIMT have been continuing to improve becoming an important venue for exchanging international advanced manufacturing technology and trade. It has become the platform displaying the latest achievements of modern equipment manufacturing technology. It's also the vane and barometer of development and progress of China's machinery manufacturing technology and machine tool industry.


Medtec Japan

April 19-21 - Tokyo, Japan

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May 3-4 - Boston, MA

BIOMEDevice is the region's largest medical technology event and brings together the best medical technology education Conference and solution Expo under one roof. Whether you're seeking powerful presentations and deep-dive technical training or want to explore the most comprehensive offering of medical manufacturers on the East Coast, you'll find it here. BIOMEDevice is the place to network with new and established partners, fellow engineers, designers, and managers that spark your next breakthrough.


ANTEC 2017

May 8-10 - Anaheim, CA

ANTEC, produced by the Society of Plastics Engineers, is the largest, most respected and well known technical conference in the plastics industry. Each event boasts technical and business presentations on new and updated technologies, panels and tutorials, networking events and student functions - all providing attendees with face-to-face interaction with expert representatives from the largest industry segments.


Design-2-Part Show

May 10-11 - Schaumburg, IL

For over 40 years, engineers and product manufacturers have relied on Design-2-Part Shows to find the best suppliers of custom components, parts and contract manufacturing services. Each show features hundreds of American job shops and contract manufacturers exhibiting their skills in design, prototypes, production runs, assemblies, electronics, value added services, and much more.



May 10-12 - Cleveland, OH

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May 16-19 - Guangzhou, PRC

As Asia's No. 1 plastics and rubber show, the 31st edition of CHINAPLAS will continue to lead the development of China's plastics and rubber industries by focusing on high-tech maternials, smart manufacturing and

green solutions.



May 16-18 - Minneapolis, MN

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Plast-Ex 2017

May 16-18 - Toronto, ON

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Thin Wall Packaging 2017

May 23-24 - Chicago, IL

The conference will cover areas like tubs, cups, pots, trays, clamshells and plastic jars provide a means of supplying consumer appeal, convenience and product protection, while reducing the carbon footprint versus more traditional materials, such as glass or metal.


Plastpol 2017

May 23-26 - Kielce, Poland

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ETMM/Moulding Expo Stuttgart

May 30- June 2 - Stuttgart, Germany

Moulding Expo, International Trade Fair for Tool, Pattern and Mould Making, takes place every two years in Stuttgart and is divided into several exhibition areas. The key focus is on classic tool and mould making as well as pattern and mould making, which is very user-oriented with forming and prototype tools, gauge and fixture construction.


Plastics-in-Motion 2017

June 4-7 - Troy, MI

Industry leaders will convene at "Plastics-in-Motion" to discuss the challenges and explore new opportunities in the use of plastics in the automotive industry.


Plastic Closure Innovations

June 6-8 - Sofitel Kurfurstendamm, Berlin

Plastic Closure Innovations 2017, its 5th international conference focussed on innovation in the plastic closures industry and product delivery mechanisms for both beverages and non-beverages applications.


MD&M East

June 13-15 - New York, NY

The MD&M East Expo and Conference is the largest, most important and comprehensive medical manufacturing event on the East Coast. It's the gathering point for more than 500 leading medtech suppliers and manufacturers.


Plastec East

June 13-15 - New York, NY

Learn about the latest innovations in polymers, materials, molding, sourcing, extrusion, and manufacturing technology at Plastec East.


FIP 2017

June 13-16 - Lyon, France

The only exhibition in France dedicated to the plastics industry. Please visit the event website for

additional information.



June 14-15 - Rosemont, Il

Plastics Shop Floor Expo features solutions to manufacturing challenges by showcasing commercial products and services designed for the maintenance, repair, operating and full supply chain components of plastics manufacturing facilities.



June 14-15 - Rosemont, Il

Amerimold connects buyers and sellers of products and services used for designing, building, injecting and maintaining molds.


PDM 2017

June 21-22 - Manchester, UK

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Plastic Caps & Closures

September 12-14 - Chicago, IL

This is one of the world's largest global conferences for the plastics caps and closures industry, covering needed ground in new technologies, trends and applications critical to success in this vital industry segment.


2017 Die Casting Congress & Tabletop

September 18-20 - Atlanta, GA

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MAPP Benchmaking

October 12-13 - Indianapolis, IN

The Benchmarking and Best Practices Conference is a no-nonsense business exchange designed to provide profit-impacting information to senior executives in the plastics manufacturing industry. The goal is to help plastics companies improve their operations and tactics in order to impact bottomline profits.


October 17-21 - Friedrichshafen, Germany

FAKUMA international trade fair for plastics processing has become a prominent meeting place for the industry, with international charisma.


Plastimagen 2017

November 7-10 - Mexico City, Mexico

PLASTIMAGEN MEXICO 2017 is the most complete and important plastics event in Latin America, an event designed to meet the needs of 30,000 attendees which are looking for: innovation, solutions, and training for their companies.


MD&M Minnepolis

November 8-9 - Minnepolis, MN

Medical Design and Manufacturing Minneapolis(MD&M Minneapolis) is one of the most well executed exhibitions on the medical devices industry where the course of development of the medical device industry is charted with focus at some of the minutest details. This event hosts some of the leading medtech professionals and medical OEM suppliers at a common platform which also hosts a special conference for the most important industry decision makers, allowing them to obtain a special pre-view of the latest and upcoming technological inventions in this field.



November 15-16 - Orlando, FL

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