The newest techniques
The latest materials, equipment and services
The most current trends and industry updates
The SPE Thermoforming Division invites you to attend its 22nd annual conference created exclusively by and for the Thermoforming Industry. Network with clients, vendors and industry leaders in one convenient location! Our exhibit hall will provide you with opportunities to meet with equipment, material, tooling and service providers. The SPE Thermoforming Conference® is the most convenient and cost-effective way to learn about the Industry.
Workshops and Sessions
Full-day workshops focusing on fundamentals and troubleshooting will help your technical staff gain practical insight into the thermoforming process. Our comprehensive conference program includes technical presentations by recognized industry experts, featuring new and exciting developments in our industry. Attend your choice of dozens of presentations delivered by your peers!
Full conference attendees may participate in their choice of plant tours highlighting machinery, tooling and processing. Benchmark your processes with others in the industry!
Exhibitors and Sponsors
The Conference is the premier forum where the newest techniques and the latest trends in machinery, materials and equipment are unveiled. Sponsors and exhibitors may also introduce their products and services through our Innovation Brief presentations. Booth space assignments and Innovation Brief reservations are made on a first-come, first-serve basis.
The Parts Competition showcases the latest advances in thermoforming design and application. Multiple submission and award categories in roll-fed and cut-sheet deliver unparalleled marketing exposure to conference attendees and the press. Winning parts benefit from full coverage on the Division’s website and quarterly magazine and are usually featured in leading industry magazines.
Thermoformer of the Year Awards Dinner
During the Awards Dinner, we will honor the new Thermoformer of the Year Award recipient as well as prior award winners for their contributions to our industry.
All Thermoforming Conference events will be conducted at the Cobb Galleria Centre with the exception of the Thermoformer of the Year Awards Dinner (held at the Renaissance Atlanta Waverly Hotel).
The objective of the Society is to promote the scientific and engineering knowledge relating to plastics.
Every day the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) helps people and companies in the plastics industry succeed. How? By spreading knowledge , strengthening skills and promoting plastics. SPE is the only place where people from all parts of the industry can come together around important issues and technologies. SPE’s contribution to the plastics industry for over 70 years has made a significant difference to the technologies and innovations the industry enjoys today. In the process, we've developed a 20,000-member network of leading engineers, scientists and other plastics professionals, including technicians, salespeople, marketers, retailers and representatives from tertiary industries.
About SPE Thermoforming Division:
Our mission is to facilitate the advancement of thermoforming technologies through education, application, promotion and research.