UML Plastics 2015

Learn the latest in plastics manufacturing, design and quality control!

Highly effective plastics seminars and hands-on plastics training at UMass Lowell

plastics training

The Plastics Seminars and Workshops at the University of Massachusetts Lowell are highly respected throughout the plastics industry as a proven method of gaining both theoretical and practical information. Hands-on workshops held in state-of-the-art labs supplement classroom instruction and provide unsurpassed technical training applicable to plastics materials, processes, design and quality control. Seminars are taught by world-renowned faculty and industry leaders. The following 1-, 2-, 3-, and 5-day training sessions are available at a number of different times during the year.

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2015 Seminars and Workshops:

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EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES

Course Date/Time Course No. Price
Polymer Nanocomposites
Dr. Daniel F. Schmidt and Dr. Emmanuelle Reynaud
June 1-3, 2015
8:30am-5:00pm
00.759-012 $1215
Recyclability of Plastic Products
Kristina Hansen and Louis Tacito
June 4-5, 2015
8:30am-5:00pm
00.761-011 $945
Green Plastics Manufacturing:
Introduction to Plastics, Elastomers
and Additives from Renewable Resources

Dr. Ramaswamy Nagarajan
June 5, 2015
8:30am-5:00pm
00.754-011 $645

INJECTION MOLDING

Course Date/Time Course No. Price
Injection Molding
Andy Routsis

Injection Molding
Dr. Stephen Johnston
January 5-9, 2015
8:30am-5:00pm

June 15-19, 2015
August 10-14, 2015
8:30am-5:00pm
00.716-001


00.716-011
00.716-021
 
$1515


$1515
Plastic Part Design for Injection Molding
Dr. Robert Malloy and
Dr. Stephen Johnston
June 8-11, 2015
August 3-6, 2015
8:30am-5:00pm
00.725-011
00.725-021
$1365
Introduction to Injection Molding Simulation
Ana Marie Marin
July 13-14, 2015
8:30am-5:00pm
00.760-012
$945
Injection Mold Design
Steve Thibeault
June 8-10, 2015
August 3-5, 2015
8:30am-5:00pm
00.726-011
00.726-021
$1215
Robust Process Development and Scientific Molding
Suhas Kulkarni
June 11-12, 2015
August 6-7, 2015
8:30am-5:00pm
00.755-011
00.755-021
$1065

EXTRUSION

Course Date/Time Course No. Price
Extrusion Die Engineering
Dr. John Perdikoulias and Vijay Kudchadkar
June 11-12, 2015
8:30am-5:00pm
00.750-011 $945
Extrusion
Dr. Carol Barry
July 13-15, 2015
August 10-12, 2015
8:30am-5:00pm
00.728-012
00.728-021
$1215
Applied Extrusion Coating for Industry: Processing & Troubleshooting
Thomas Bezigian
July 14-15, 2015
8:30am-5:00pm
00.732-012 $945

MATERIALS

Course Date/Time Course No. Price
Fundamentals of Plastics: Commercial Polymeric Materials
Professor Stephen Burke Driscoll
January 5-7, 2015
June 1-3, 2015
8:30am-5:00pm
00.735-001
00.735-011
$1215
Mechanical, Physical and Rheological Properties of Plastic Materials, Blends and Composites
Dr. Stephen McCarthy
June 1-5, 2015
8:30am-5:00pm
00.723-011 $1515

PRODUCT DESIGN & DEVELOPMENT

Course Date/Time Course No. Price
Industrial Design and Plastic Product Design
Michael Paloian
March 16-18, 2015
August 10-12, 2015
8:30am-5:00pm
00.758-002
00.758-021
$1215
Fundamentals of Plastics Testing
Professor Stephen Burke Driscoll
March 16-18, 2015
8:30am-5:00pm
00.748-002 $1215
Engineering Plastics for Competitive Positioning
Professor Stephen Burke Driscoll
June 15-17, 2015
8:30am-5:00pm
00.734-011 $1215