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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2016 Seminars and Workshops:

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EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES

Course Date/Time Course No. Price
Plastics and Sustainability: Introduction to Plastics, Elastomers and Additives from Renewable Resources
Dr. Ramaswamy Nagarajan
June 10, 2016
8:30am-5:00pm
00.754-011 $695
Polymer Nanocomposites
Dr. Daniel F. Schmidt and Dr. Emmanuelle Reynaud
January 11-13, 2016
8:30am-5:00pm
00.759-001 $1350
Recyclability of Plastic Products
Kristina Hansen and Louis Tacito
August 17-18, 2016
8:30am-5:00pm
00.761-011 $995

INJECTION MOLDING

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

Injection Molding
Dr. Stephen Johnston
March 14-18, 2016
8:30am-5:00pm

June 20-24, 2016
August 8-12, 2016
8:30am-5:00pm
00.716-002


00.716-011
00.716-021
 
$1695


$1695
Plastic Part Design for Injection Molding
Dr. Stephen Johnston
June 13-16, 2016
August 1-4, 2016
8:30am-5:00pm
00.725-011
00.725-021
$1525
Introduction to Injection Molding Simulation
Ana Maria Marin
August 4-5, 2016
8:30am-5:00pm
00.760-021
$995
Injection Mold Design
Steve Thibeault
June 13-15, 2016
July 18-20, 2016
August 1-3, 2016
8:30am-5:00pm
00.726-011
00.726-012
00.726-021
$1350
Robust Process Development and Scientific Molding
Suhas Kulkarni
July 14-15, 2016
August 4-5, 2016
8:30am-5:00pm
00.755-012
00.755-021
$1195

EXTRUSION

Course Date/Time Course No. Price
Extrusion
Dr. Carol Barry
July 11-13, 2016
August 8-10, 2016
8:30am-5:00pm
00.728-012
00.728-021
$1350
Extrusion Die Engineering
Dr. John Perdikoulias and Vijay Kudchadkar
June 16-17, 2016
8:30am-5:00pm
00.750-011 $995
Applied Extrusion Coating for Industry: Processing & Troubleshooting
Thomas Bezigian
June 23-24, 2016
8:30am-5:00pm
00.732-011 $995
New!
Twin Screw Extrusion and Simulation
Dr. Francis Lai
July 18-19, 2016
8:30am-5:00pm
00.763-012 $1195

MATERIALS

Course Date/Time Course No. Price
Fundamentals of Plastics: Commercial Polymeric Materials
Professor Stephen Burke Driscoll
January 11-13, 2016
June 6-8, 2016
8:30am-5:00pm
00.735-001
00.735-011
$1350
Coloration of Engineering Thermoplastics
Dr. Alex Shakhnovich
March 17-18, 2016
8:30am-5:00pm
00.762-002 $995
New!
Introduction to Thermoplastic Elastomers
Dr. Joey L. Mead
January 11, 2016
8:30am-5:00pm
00.764-001 $695

PRODUCT DESIGN & DEVELOPMENT

Course Date/Time Course No. Price
Industrial Design and Plastic Product Design
Michael Paloian
March 14-16, 2016
August 8-10, 2016
8:30am-5:00pm
00.758-002
00.758-021
$1350
Engineering Plastics for Competitive Positioning
Professor Stephen Burke Driscoll
June 20-22, 2016
8:30am-5:00pm
00.734-011 $1350
Fundamentals of Plastics Testing
Professor Stephen Burke Driscoll
March 14-16, 2016
8:30am-5:00pm
00.748-002 $1350