Introduction to Plastics
Live Training Workshop

October 25-26, 2022
King of Prussia, PA USA
 

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What’s the best way to differentiate yourself from the competition? Product knowledge!

What’s the best way to make sure your customers are happy with the materials you help them select for their projects? Product knowledge!

What’s the best way to learn about the many performance plastics materials so you can be the go-to expert? The Introduction to Plastics Live Training Workshop!

This workshop takes the Introduction to Plastic training manual and transforms it into an exciting, interactive two-day learning experience. Whether you are new to plastics or a seasoned pro, the Introduction to Plastics Live Training Workshop provides the information you need to:

  • Select the right performance plastics for various applications
  • Understand supplier information and customer requirements
  • Demonstrate the value of performance plastics to different types of industries

Registration Fees


IAPD Members: US$399

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Registration fee includes:
  • Lunch on Tuesday and Wednesday during the workshop
  • A copy of Introduction to Plastics + Plastics Level 1 Certificate Program Test
  • Course workbook and all training materials for the course

Schedule

    9:00 a.m.

  Welcome

9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Introduction to Performance Plastics

9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

A Brief History of Plastics

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Processing Techniques

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Lunch (provided)

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. 

Arkema Lab Tour Part 1: Extrusion equipment; injection molding demonstration, and testing of coatings

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Lunch (provided)

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. 

Arkema Lab Tour Part 1: Extrusion equipment; injection molding demonstration, and testing of coatings

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Properties of Plastics

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Workshop Location

Arkema Inc
900 First Avenue
King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, United States, 19406

The workshop will be held in a conference room onsite at Arkema Inc. headquarters.
 

Hotel

Hyatt Place Philadelphia/King of Prussia
440 American Avenue
King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, United States, 19406

Book a Room

The Hyatt Place is located 0.5 miles/2-minute drive from Arkema Inc. headquarters.

IAPD Group Rate – $114 per night

IAPD has blocked a limited number rooms at the Hyatt Place Philadelphia/King of Prussia for this event. The cut-off date for the IAPD group rate is September 24, 2022. After September 24 the hotel will accept reservations on a space and rate available basis.

Workshop Instructor

The live training workshop will be led by IAPD professionals trained to give you a hands-on learning experience and a broad understanding of the performance plastics industry. Peter Daumeyer is territory manager at CartierWilson LLC and chair of the IAPD Education Committee. You won’t want to miss this opportunity to learn directly from seasoned performance plastics professionals.

For questions regarding the Introduction to Plastics Live Training Workshop please contact:

Kailee Canty

Marketing and Education Manager
Phone: +913.345.1005 [email protected]