2019 Equipment and Moldmakers Leadership Summit

2019 Equipment and Moldmakers Leadership Summit
The theme of the 2019 Equipment and Moldmakers Leadership Summit is “Where do we go from here"?  This meeting will take a hard look at where the industry is and where it is going from a machinery and moldmakers perspective.  It will be a working meeting with a full roster for CES and working session on Industry 4.0.  There will be a business round table and a panel discussion lead by the FLiP group titled "This is the Future as We See it," along with a panel discussion led by Processors titled " What We Expect from Our Suppliers in the Future".


Meeting highlights include:
  • CES meeting
  • Economic review by Perc Pineda 
  • Round Table Discussion
  • FLiP Panel Discussion
  • Processor Panel Discussion
  • Working session on Industry 4.0
When
6/2/2019 - 6/4/2019
Where
The Westin Chicago Northwest 400 Park Blvd Itasca, IL 60143 UNITED STATES

Program

   

Sunday, 02 June 2019

 
Time
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
1:00 PM

Time
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
6:00 PM

Monday, 03 June 2019

 
Time
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
8:00 AM

Time
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
8:00 AM

Stan Glover, Equipment Council Chair Director of Sales, Zeiger Industries
Time
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
9:00 AM

Stephen Petrakis, Vice President, Industry Affairs, Equipment Council, PLASTICS
Time
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
9:30 AM

This is the opportunity for equipment manufacturers and moldmakers to discuss industry trends and concerns.   Closed to press.
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
10:00 AM

Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
12:00 PM

Hear from some of the plastics industry’s future leaders on their perspective on current challenges the industry is facing as well as their thoughts on industry case studies.
Time
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
1:00 PM

Time
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
2:30 PM

This will be a working session for North American equipment manufacturers and moldmakers to outline desired goals and accomplishments in terms to Industry 4.0
Time
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
3:00 PM

Buses will depart at 5:30 PM to head to the Blocks to Bricks Museum, and will return to the hotel at 8:00 PM.
Time
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
6:00 PM

Tuesday, 04 June 2019

 
Time
7:30 AM - 8:15 AM
7:30 AM

Patty Long, Interim President and Chief Executive Officer Patty Long will provide an overview of recent and upcoming activity of the Plastics Industry Association
Time
8:15 AM - 9:00 AM
8:15 AM

Perc Pineda, PhD, Chief Economist, Plastics Industry Association Perc will give an overview of the state of the economy, and the plastics industry, with a focus on the machinery and moldmaker sectors.
Time
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
9:00 AM

What We Expect from Our Suppliers in the Future - Plastics Processor Panel Discussion Processors in the plastics industry will discuss industry trends and challenges. This is a unique opportunity to hear from players in this sector of the industry.
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
10:00 AM

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