A record 2,919 registrants representing 41 states and 29 countries participated in the amerimold tradeshow and technical conference, organized by Plastics Technology publisher, Gardner Business Media, Inc..
Held at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, Mich., amerimold’s included more than 135 exhibitors displaying products and services used for injection molding as well as designing, building, and maintaining molds.
The 2014 technical conference consisted of three mold-making central tasks: engineer, build, and maintain. More than 50 industry experts presented on topics ranging from mold design and additive manufacturing to automated die/mold machining and advanced mold maintenance.
The 2014 event, included the introduction of Thermoplastic Composites Conference for Automotive (TCC Auto). Presented by CompositesWorld and Plastics Technology, the debut technical conference connected automotive manufacturers, advanced materials companies and injection molders, discussing trends for automobile light weighting and cost reduction.
Two annual amerimold traditions provided networking offerings at this year’s event. The “Top 10 Reasons to Be a Moldmaker,” were announced onsite via a limited edition “Top 10” t-shirt. On the event’s opening evening, attendees and exhibitors came together at the annual Leadtime Leader Award ceremony and networking reception.
amerimold will co-locate with Molding 2015 at Rosemont, IL’s Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, June 17-18, 2015. Earlier this year, Gardner announced the acquisition of the Molding conference earlier this year from Executive Conference Management.