Friday, September 02, 2011: 01:48:55 PM

Interplas 2011

Date: 27th – 29th September, 2011

Venue: National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham

Country: United Kingdom

Event Organiser: Rapid News Communications Group

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Interplas is the event for the plastic industry in the UK. Under the new management of Rapid News Communications Group, Interplas is back in growth.
Interplas is the ideal forum for anyone who comes into contact with plastics during the manufacturing process to learn of the latest developments in polymer processing technology. From machines to materials to software and contract manufacturing services, Interplas covers the complete spectrum of the plastic industry and enables the visitor to find everything they need to improve their business and stay ahead of their competitors.
Interplas 2011 is breaking the mould for engineering events — offering a blend of live technical experience coupled with a huge range of free, live educational seminars. This powerful combination ensures that the show is an essential part of any engineering and manufacturing organisation’s calendar.

Event Profile

2011 will mark 60 years of the ‘tri-annual’ exhibition and it is being celebrated with several new features and initiatives. Whether one is working directly within a processing environment or designing products destined to use plastic parts, Interplas 2011 has something for everyone.

• Live working machines 
• A massive range of ancillary devices on display
• The full spectrum of laboratory devices covering testing, measurement and compounding
• The ‘Plastic Design Intelligence’ (PDI) initiative for designers specifying or working with plastics
• A free product design and development workshop for free expert advice
• The ‘British Centre of Excellence’ featuring some of Britain's finest end products
• New ‘contract manufacturing zone’ for outsourcing
• Three parallel seminar theatres covering technology, business affairs, new innovations and up-coming regulations
• All key industry associations represented and on hand for advice and for providing guidance on projects
• Co-located with the leading packaging event, PPMA

Concurrent Events
Interplas 2011 Seminar Programmes
Interplas has built a reputation for top notch conference programmes and cutting edge seminar sessions. 2011 is no different.

The Green Room Seminar Sessions
The Green Room is one of three seminar programmes being staged at Interplas. Sponsored by Engel UK it will be dedicated to highlighting the best in environmentally friendly plastics innovation.

Plastics Design Intelligence (PDI) Initiative
New for Interplas 2011 is the PDI initiative. If you design or develop new products in plastics then lookout for this logo on stands, it indicates that they might be able to assist you with your project. There is also a dedicated PDI Seminar Theatre staged within the Interplas.

3D Printing & Additive Manufacturing Technology Introduction Sessions
These highly oversubscribed free seminar sessions presented by Graham Tromans give newcomers to ‘additive’ technologies the opportunity to get up to speed as fast as possible and to be aware of how they can best access them.

Technology & Innovation Sessions
Cutting edge papers that tackle either specific industries or processes. Sessions include Advanced Moulding Technologies, Efficient Manufacturing and Pipe Extrusion Technologies. There is also a full day focused on Medical Plastics.

Horner's Award
The prestigious award is a cornerstone of the Horner's many activities supporting Design and Education in the Plastics Industry. Interplas are proud to play host to the unveiling of the 2011 winners on the 27th September, 2011.

General Enquiry
Duncan Wood
Managing Director - Events
Telephone:  +44-1829-770037
Fax: + 44-1829-770047

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