2012 Molding Innovation Day – Greener, Cleaner, Leaner Manufacturing


Moldex3D is collaborating with the University of Massachusetts-Lowell, along with several molding technology vendors, to host a technical seminar “Molding Innovation day”. This will be held on September 4-5, 2012 at the Lower Locks Room, UMass Lowell Inn & Conference Center.

During this two-day seminar, specialists from different molding applications are invited to give presentations on the latest innovative technologies in “Green” concepts, including Conformal Cooling, MuCell®, Hot Runner and Sensor Technology. Discussions will include these advanced plastic molding technologies in the context of real cases and how they can be applied in your industry to improve product quality. Come join us and be part of this educational event. Help make a difference in resource conservation. We are looking forward to receiving you in UMass-Lowell campus!  Seats are limited.

Date: September 4-5, 2012 09:00 – 03:30 
 Lower Locks Room, UMass Lowell Inn & Conference Center

(50 Warren St. Lowell, MA 01852) 

Agenda Highlights

  • MuCell® Injection Molding: Unique Process Solutions for Plastic Parts
  • Mold Thermal Management: Conformal Cooling
  • Hot Runner
  • Highlights of Latest Simulation Capabilities


 Agenda (Day 1)


Featured Topic


09:00 - 09:30


09:30 - 09:50

Welcome and Overview of UMass-Lowell

Prof. Robert Malloy

Professor and Department Chair, Plastics Eng. at UMass-Lowell

09:50 - 10:30

Challenges in Simulation

Prof. David Kazmer

Department of Plastics Eng. UMass-Lowell & Mech. & Ind. Eng, UMass-Amherst

10:30 - 10:50

Coffee Break

10:50 - 11:20

MuCell ® Process - How to Control Cell size and Cell Distribution for Better Product Quality While Reducing Product Weight and Warpage

Levi Kishbaugh

Vice President of Engineering ofTrexel, Inc.

11:20 - 11:50

Advanced Hot Runner - Applications of Simulation to Design, Optimize, and Troubleshoot Hot Runner Systems

Patrick Tooman

CEO of Plastic Engineering & Technical Services

11:50 - 01:00

Lunch Break

01:00 - 01:30

CAE application in Plastic injection molding

Prof. Fang Lai

Department of Plastics Eng. at UMass-Lowell

01:30 - 02:00

Moldex3D Simulation Technology for Innovative Molding Processes

Dr. Anthony Yang

Chief Technology Officer of Moldex3D North America

02:00 - 02:20

Coffee Break

02:20 - 02:50

Patrick Melt Front Detection Based Controls for injection molding

Susan E. Montgomery

President of PRIAMUS System Technologies

02:50 - 03:20

Conformal Cooling - How to Decrease Cycle Time While Improving Product Quality

Andy Snow

Managing director of EOS of North America

03:20 - 03:30

Q & A, Raffle and Farewell