Editorial Calendar

Issue 1

Ad Closing Date Materials Due Publication Date
Jan. 18, 2019 Jan. 28, 2019 Feb. 15, 2019
Topics Bonus Distribution
• Plastics Industry Outlook for 2019
• Legislative Awareness and Activism for Molders
• Connected Manufacturing: Data Collection and Use
• Creating Marketing Impact on a Small Budget
• ANTEC 2019
• PLASTEC West
• BIG IDEAS for UV+EB Technology Conference (formerly UV+EB West)

Issue 2

Ad Closing Date Materials Due Publication Date
April 18, 2019 April 29, 2019 May 15, 2019
Topics Bonus Distribution
• Applications in Additive Manufacturing
• Efficiency Improvements with KPIs
• Best Practices and Pitfalls in Supplier Agreements
• Made in America: Molders Showcase US Manufacturing
• PLASTEC East
• EHS Summit
• SPE Decorating & Assembly Topical Conference (TopCon)

Issue 3

Ad Closing Date Materials Due Publication Date
July 18, 2019 July 29, 2019 Aug. 15, 2019
Topics Bonus Distribution
• Maximizing the Value in Plastics Businesses
• Lessons in Building Internships and Apprenticeships
• Automation in Today’s Plastics Processing Facilities
• MAPP Benchmarking & Best Practices Conference Preview
• MAPP Benchmarking & Best Practices Conference
• PACK EXPO Las Vegas
• PRINTING United (formerly SGIA Expo)

Issue 4

Ad Closing Date Materials Due Publication Date
Oct. 17, 2019 Oct. 28, 2019 Nov. 15, 2019
Topics Bonus Distribution
Annual Buyers Guide Edition
• Disaster Planning: Facility Safety and IT Concerns
• Sales Strategies to Grow the Client Base
• Making Sense of Lean, 4DX, OEE and Other Efficiency Tactics
• Finding and Retaining the Next Generation of Employees
• PLASTEC West 2020