Southern California Section of the Society of Plastics Engineers
Promoting the scientific and engineering knowledge pertaining to plastics.
First MiniTec held in Anaheim, CA
The first ever MiniTec was held in Anaheim, CA on Friday the 9th of February. The event was cosponsored by Southern California SPE and the Medical Plastics division of the SPE. The day long event had 12 speakers who gave presentations from novel technologies, advances in materials to additive manufacturing. There were close to 50 attendees with 9 table top exhibitors. We ended the day with cocktails and dinner sponsored by the Horn Company.
The MiniTec was well received by the attendees and the board felt that it was a good start to a yearly event. We hope to have such an event every year around the time of the MDM show. There are thoughts of hosting the MiniTec before or after the MDM Show. We request everyone to provide their feedback. The board is hoping to obtain more of the local medical companies to participate and support. Technology is fast changing and one of the efficient avenues to get exposure to new technologies is to attend such conferences. Conferences and exhibitions provide good overviews under one roof and in a short amount of time.
The MiniTec event was sponsored by several companies that included Celanese, Compuplast International, BD, The Horn Company, Emerson Branson Ultrasonic, Thermofischer Scientific and Teel Plastics.
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