Leading suppliers book booths at Injection Molding and Design Expo

Milacron, Sumitomo (SHI) Demag, Wittmann Battenfeld and Conair are among the major machinery and equipment suppliers that have already booked booths at the Injection Molding and Design Expo, which is taking place at the TCF Center in Detroit, Michigan on March 16-17, 2022.

More than 50 booths have been reserved so far at the free-to-attend exhibition, which is being organized by Crain Global Polymer Group – the publisher of Plastics News – in conjunction with AMI, a leading organizer of events for the global plastics industry.

“The industry response to this new expo has been overwhelmingly positive,” said John Hickey, sales director at Plastics News. “Suppliers have welcomed the focus of the event, plus its location and timing. They are also excited about the fact there will be three free-to-attend conference theaters on the show floor, with programs put together by the Crain and AMI teams”.

Other injection molding machine makers that have booked booths at the expo include Tederic and Shibaura, while additional suppliers of components and auxiliary equipment include Advanced Blending Solutions, Frigel, Zeiger Industries, ASS End Of Arm Tooling and Filtroil.

Mold makers and suppliers of mold materials, components and accessories also feature prominently among the first companies to book their spaces at the show. They include Cavalier Tool, StackTeck, Accede, DME, Mastip, Spark Industries, EAS Change Systems, and Action Mold & Machining. In addition, tooling design software and services will also be on offer from a variety of exhibitors including Sigmasoft, Moldex3D and EPS FloTek.

On the materials front, the first companies to book booths include Ampacet, Chroma Color, General Polymers, Star Plastics, Polykemi and iD Additives. Another exhibitor that is bound to attract interest is iMFLUX, the Proctor  & Gamble subsidiary that has developed innovative low-pressure injection molding technologies.

Several leading suppliers of training services for molders will also be exhibiting at Detroit, including Beaumont, RJG and Routsis. Visitors to the expo will be able to attend practical seminars delivered by these companies in the free Training Theater.