2018 Plastic Thermoforming Product Development Summit

Plastic Thermoforming Summit Registration Register Now for the Plastic Thermoforming Product Development Summit



At the 2018 Plastic Thermoforming Product Development 3D Printer Giveaway During SummitSummit, hosted by Productive Plastics, you will learn about every aspect of developing a new product or converting an existing project to the plastic thermoforming manufacturing process.You will gain insights about the entire development process, from design to finished assembly, as you engage with industry leaders from each link in the production supply chain.


What to Expect

  • Summit kickoff with networking, coffee, and a continental breakfast
  • Technical presentations from experts in plastic thermoforming manufacturing, thermoplastic materials, industrial design, industrial finishing, tooling and mold construction, and structural adhesives and bonding
  • Catered lunch
  • Q&A panel
  • Chance to take home a 3D printer

Actionable Takeaways

  • An in-depth understanding of the features, benefits, and limitations of the heavy gauge plastic thermoforming process
  • The knowledge to make a clear assessment of when thermoforming is the right solution for your application
  • How thermoforming compares to production processes such as fiberglass, metal, injection molding, and others
  • Technical knowledge and pro tips on how to design your application to take full advantage of the benefits of plastic thermoforming
  • Key considerations and capabilities of post production processes such as finishing, attachment point bonding, and assembly

Who Should Attend

  • Designers
  • Engineers
  • Procurement
  • Product Development Team Members
  • OEM Design and Development Contributors

Date & Time:


June 20th 2018

8:00am – 3:00pm


Natick Boston-Metro West

Courtyard by Marriott Boston Natick

342 Speen Street

Natick, MA 01760



$50 Registration


Chance to win a 3D printer

Continental Breakfast/Coffee

Catered Lunch


Custom Plastic Thermoforming

John Zerillo

VP Sales | Principal

Productive Plastics

Extrusion Process and Material Selection

Eric B. Lattanner

Business Development Manager


Design for Thermoforming Key Considerations

Scott Ryan, IDSA


Brownlie Design

Tooling Development

Fritz Borke

Borke Mold and Bay State Cast Products

Industrial Finishing

John Snyder

PPG Paints

Structural Adhesives and Tapes

John Petrauskas

Ellsworth Adhesives (ITW)

Register Now for the Plastic Thermoforming Product Development Summit



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