Plastics Business Magazine


Innovation … American Ingenuity on Display in Indianapolis

The Decorating and Assembly Division of the Society of Plastics Engineers will meet June 5 and 6 in Indianapolis, IN, for Topical Conference 2012. The conference, Innovation … American Ingenuity, will provide a program filled with two days of papers covering the latest advances in plastic decoration and assembly. Special registration rates are available for MAPP members.

Decorating topics will include fiber laser marking, surface pretreatment, in-mold labeling and decorating and UV digital inkjet. Assembly subjects covered will include ultrasonic welding of biocomposites, electromagnetic welding, laser welding advancements and much more. TopCon also will include a full Supplier Trade Fair where attendees will have the opportunity to visit table top displays by equipment and material suppliers.

TopCon will take place at the Sheraton Indianapolis City Centre, 31 W. Ohio St. Reservations made before the May 12, 2012, cut-off date will cost $123/night for single or double occupancy, including in-room internet and discounted self-parking rates of $12/day. Reservations can be made by calling 888.627.8186.

More information, including registration and a full schedule, is available at www.plasticsdecorating.com/topcon_mapp.