Make Plans to Attend Extrusion 2016 Conference

Event for all extrusion processors will be held Dec. 6-8 in Charlotte.

Event for all extrusion processors will be held Dec. 6-8 in Charlotte.


A two-and-a-half day technical conference devoted to all things extrusion is close to being finalized by Plastics Technology.

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The second annual Extrusion Conference brings together the world of extrusion in one place, at one time, at the Le Méridien/Sheraton Charlotte, Charlotte, N.C., Dec. 6-8.


Last year’s event—the first-ever such conference produced by Plastics Technology—drew more than 350 people. As a result, we have contracted with a larger hotel, added a half-day to the program, and moved the conference a month later to take into account that many of you and your customers will be attending the K Show in October.


The conference combines sessions with presentations of interest to all types of extrusion processors with breakout tracks offering technical talks that drill down to your particular process: Film; Sheet; Pipe/Profile/Tubing; and Compounding.


The program will begin on the afternoon on Dec. 6, with presentations of interest to extrusion processors in general. The mornings of Dec. 7-8 will follow the same format. Then, in the afternoon of those two days, there will be four concurrent breakout sessions that hone in on the specific process.


As of this writing, more than 50 companies have agreed to present at the conference. The complete agenda will be finalized by the end of July; drop me an email at if you’d like to be notified as soon as the agenda is posted. 


We’re looking forward to another informative and exciting event. Hope to see you there.