Plastic Product Decorating Summit

decorating 101

Decorating 101: In-Mold and Secondary Processes

New for 2023! Decorating 101 is for those who are new to working with plastics decorating processes, including new employees and students. Industry experts will provide 20-minute overviews of several decorating processes. These sessions will begin after the Keynote Speaker on Thursday, September 28, and will run concurrently with sessions in the main room throughout the morning.

Decorating 101 sessions are included in attendee registration costs for those employed in the industry. 

A special student rate is offered for students attending technical school or college programs, which includes breakfast, lunch and the opportunity to visit the Supplier Trade Fair, where leading plastics industry suppliers will exhibit.

9:15 – 9:35 am

Decorating 101: Surface Treatment

Wilson Lee, Enercon

9:35 – 9:55

Decorating 101: Digital Inkjet

Paul Uglum, Uglum Consulting

9:55 – 10:15 am

Decorating 101: Pad Printing

Chris DeMell, ITW TransTech

10:15 – 10:30 am

Break and Supplier Trade Fair

10:30 – 10:50 am

Decorating 101: Hot Stamping / Heat Transfer

Scott Tacosik, KURZ

10:50 – 11:10 am

Decorating 101: Injection Molding for IML/IMD

Jim Naatz, Sussex IM

11:10 – 11:30 am

Decorating 101: Molding with In-Mold Electronics

Paul O’Hearn, Profile Plastics