Events hosted by the Polymers Center are designed to increase knowledge, provide support, and assist in the development of the plastics industry.

Design Of Experiments For Injection Molding

A 2-Day Hands-On Seminar At The Polymers Center The Polymers Center is hosting a two-day seminar that will introduce the concept of Design of Experiments (DOE) for injection molding. The goal of this hands-on workshop is to provide the knowledge for achieving a robust ‘dimensional’ process. The results from the DOE are analyzed to [...]

By |2022-10-05T15:35:34-04:00October 5th, 2022|Polymers Center Events|Comments Off on Design Of Experiments For Injection Molding

How Processing Parameters Affect Part Quality – SPE Carolina Section

When plastic parts are injection molded, the processor’s job is to maintain the natural attributes of the selected polymer and associated fillers, while producing high-quality parts at a profit. This can be easier said than done because plastics are subjected to high temperatures, pressures, and shear rates during the injection molding process. To learn [...]

By |2022-09-28T10:09:29-04:00September 28th, 2022|Polymers Center Events|Comments Off on How Processing Parameters Affect Part Quality – SPE Carolina Section

Join The Polymers Center At The Following 2022 Trade Shows

The Polymers Center will be exhibiting at the following trade shows. Visit us at these locations and discuss your projects with our polymer experts. IME SOUTH 2022: Co-Located Events: ANTEC® 2022 & PLASTEC® South June 14-16, 2022 Charlotte, NC Charlotte Convention Center ANTEC 2022 SPE is hosting ANTEC® 2022, in-person, at IME South 2022. At [...]

By |2022-06-06T13:31:04-04:00June 6th, 2022|Polymers Center Events|Comments Off on Join The Polymers Center At The Following 2022 Trade Shows

Moldex3D Molding Innovation Day at the Polymers Center

On March 5, 2020, the Polymers Center will be co-hosting our second Moldex3D Molding Innovation Day along with Moldex3D and EPS Flotek. This year’s theme is machine integration, and how Moldex3D can be used to strengthen communication between machines. Speakers from PCE, Moldex3D, GOM Americas, EPS Flotek, Kruse Analysis, and RJG are on the [...]

By |2021-01-04T12:55:21-05:00February 3rd, 2020|Polymers Center Events|Comments Off on Moldex3D Molding Innovation Day at the Polymers Center

The Polymers Center Hosts A Two-Day Extrusion Event

The Minitec+ Conference, sponsored by the SPE Extrusion Division and the Polymers Center, was a huge success. On May 1st and 2nd, more than 80 attendees came to the Polymers Center to learn about the latest in Extrusion. Day 1 featured presentations by Coperion, Davis-Standard, JSW Plastics Machinery Inc, Compuplast, Celgard, Teel Plastics, Cloeren [...]

By |2020-12-14T14:54:03-05:00May 22nd, 2019|Polymers Center Events|Comments Off on The Polymers Center Hosts A Two-Day Extrusion Event

Moldex3D Northern America Molding Innovation Day

On March 7, the Polymers Center hosted the Moldex3D Northern America Molding Innovation Day. Presenters included Amanda Hurd (Training Manager and Injection Molding Engineer for the Polymers Center), Anthony Yang (President of Moldex3D North America), Chris Daly (Technical Sales for Moldex3D in the Northeastern United States), Toon Peeters (Application Engineer at GOM Branch Benelux [...]

By |2020-11-03T16:08:48-05:00March 15th, 2019|Polymers Center Events|Comments Off on Moldex3D Northern America Molding Innovation Day

Molding Innovation Day 2019

Moldex3D and Polymers Center of Excellence will co-host the Molding Innovation Day on March 7, 2019 at the Polymers Center of Excellence in North Carolina. This conference will centralize around the advances of Industry 4.0 – Smart Design and Manufacturing and include a guided tour of the Polymers Center of Excellence facility as well [...]

By |2020-12-14T14:24:22-05:00February 5th, 2019|Polymers Center Events|Comments Off on Molding Innovation Day 2019

Extrusion In The 21st Century

The Polymers Center is hosting a two-day seminar on April 27-28, 2017, at the Polymers Center designed to showcase advances in extrusion. Some of the questions that will be answered during the seminar are: What are the principle concepts of mixing and how do I employ them? Can the line be rebuilt or does it make [...]

By |2020-12-14T14:25:23-05:00April 7th, 2017|Extrusion Training, Polymers Center Events|Comments Off on Extrusion In The 21st Century
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