Join the East Coast's Largest Annual Design & Manufacturing Event
PLASTEC East connects you with over 9,000 engineers and executives, as well as hundreds of leading suppliers, across the advanced design and manufacturing spectrum who understand the value in working together on the industry's cutting edge. This your chance to learn from industry luminaries as they present their insights, and find plastics technology, innovation, and inspiration to take back to the office. It's three days of industry immersion that plastics professionals simply can't afford to miss.
2017 Keynote Speaker
Silicon Valley icon Steve Wozniak has been at the forefront of technology innovation for more than 30 years. Join us for an inspiring, candid discussion with "Woz" that will touch on topics ranging from his pioneering days at Apple to some of the most exciting technology trends influencing the advanced manufacturing industry today.
Find Your Solutions
PLASTEC East brings together top experts to help you find the solutions you need to get ahead in plastics. Get face-to-face time with leading product and service providers offering the solutions you need, including 3D printing, polymers, injection molding, rotational molding, pultrusion, thermoforming, lightweighting, and extrusion.
Deepen Your Knowledge
Get the education you need to stay ahead of the curve with unmatched industry conference content: The MD&M East Conference features two tracks of ground-breaking medtech content, while the 3D Printing Summit and the Smart Manufacturing Innovation Summit dive deep on these industry hot topics. Enjoy unlimited track hopping across all four tracks. More details coming soon!
Connect With Your Industry
In an increasingly digital world, face-to-face connections matter, and networking on the show floor will help you build partnerships you can't forge over the phone. Engage with industry professionals from leading companies across the spectrum of advanced design and manufacturing — from casual chats to speed networking, make connections that stick at PLASTEC.
New Focus for 2017: 3D Printing and Smart Manufacturing
3D printing's effect on the future is a focus across this year's event, with a spotlight on materials, prototyping, and the finished product. The expo floor will host a dedicated 3D printing zone, featuring leading organizations making strides in this sector, while the two-day 3D Printing Summit will give you the in-depth education you need to fully understand and apply the latest developments.
The smart manufacturing focus allows you to explore collaborative robots and robotics accessories on display from the world's top suppliers. Attend free activities that connect you with the leading technologies and professionals building the factories of the future or immerse yourself in the two-day, expert-led Smart Manufacturing Innovation Summit.
Why Your Colleagues and Competitors Attend
"Latest and greatest in technology, covers safety, automation, efficiency, manufacturing -- anything plastic related."
— Joe Joyce, Intek Plastics
"I was really amazed at all the workshops about mold and plastics."
— Michelle Rebain, Fuller Brush & Stanley Home Products
"Great meeting of the masses for all those interested in plastic design and manufacturing. It is an excellent forum for both education and insight!"
— Tim Watson, Crayola