Join the East Coast's Largest Annual Design & Manufacturing Event
PLASTEC East connects you with more than 9,000 engineers and executives, as well as hundreds of leading suppliers, across the advanced design and manufacturing spectrum. Find the design and manufacturing solutions, innovations, and inspiration you need to solve your toughest challenges, while staying on top of the latest advancements across the industry. This year the show floor spotlights two industry mega-trends — 3D printing and smart manufacturing — with a dedicated 3D Printing Zone, plus the latest in collaborative robots and robotics on display from the world's top suppliers.
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.
Be the first to see the technologies yet to hit the market. Find your answers from hundreds of leading suppliers including Sunlite Plastics, Accumold, Tessy Plasticsare, and draw daily insights from presentations and activities focused on 3D printing, smart manufacturing, virtual reality, augmented reality and more.
Deepen Your Knowledge
Access 60 hours of education with one conference pass. The 34th annual MD&M East Medtech Conference will explore medical device design and development, while the 3D Printing Innovation Summit and Smart Manufacturing Innovation Summit delve into two hot and here-to-stay industry trends — all with unlimited track hopping.
Connect With Your Industry
In today's digital world face-to-face connections make all the difference. In addition to impromptu chats on the show floor, sign up for engaging networking activities to make meeting your peers even easier — including a robot build-and-battle, geek trivia, and speed networking on packaging automation.
Six Industry Shows. One Expo Floor.
PLASTEC East runs alongside five additional advanced design and manufacturing trade events, giving you access to a full spectrum of solutions in one end-to-end experience. Meet today's top suppliers in packaging, automation, plastics, quality, and medtech while testing the cutting-edge technologies that bring you high efficiency at a lower cost.
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