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2017 SPE Decorating & Assembly Division Topical Conference and IMDA Symposium

June 18-20 | Lincolnshire Marriott Resort | Lincolnshire, IL | USA

Supplier Trade Fair

The SPE Decorating & Assembly Division and the IMDA will be providing suppliers to the plastics decorating and assembly industry an opportunity to reach a targeted audience and be an integral part of the Topical Conference (TopCon)/IMDA Symposium by participating in the Supplier Trade Fair. The trade fair will open June 19, and remain open during breakfast, breaks, extended lunch and the evening networking reception. The networking reception will include hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar for attendees and exhibitors. It also will be open June 20 during breakfast and break. All tabletops need to be out of the hall by 1 p.m. June 20.

Because of space restrictions, booth availability will be limited. Download this form, fill it out and return it today to secure your spot.

Exhibitors

ADS
705 Industrial Drive
Millington, Michigan 48746
Phone: (989) 871 –4550
Fax: (989) 871-2291
Marshall Paterson or Kristin Conaty | www.advanceddecorative.com
Advanced Decorative Systems (ADS) is a leading supplier of 2D and 3D decorated plastic components; including instrument dials, graphic overlays, control bezels, assembled mechanisms, and touch control panels. By harnessing their key technologies of printing, thermo-forming, injection molding and paint & laser etch into each of their fully integrated plants in the US, China, Mexico and Europe, they have created a true global footprint for their product lines. ADS is a “Value Add” supplier for whom technological leadership means offering a complete range of services and support - from R&D concept to mass production. The company has long been regarded as a pioneer and innovator, from their earliest products to their latest line of active IMD with integrated electronics. Building on their experience with highly styled surfaces, innovative backlighting, and printed touch switch sensor technology, ADS is very well placed to serve the market.


ARJOBEX
10901 Westlake Drive
Charlotte, NC 28273
Phone: (704) 588-9503
Pierre Rougeaux | www.polyart.com
Arjobex America is Charlotte NC based manufacturer producing Polyart IML film. Polyart is an HDPE substrate designed for the production of IML - Blow Molding labels. 25 years of experience producing film for Blow Molders and IML printers.


CDigital
2529 Washington Blvd
Baltimore, MD 21230
Phone: (410) 646-7800
Fax: (410) 646-7786
Eric Steinwachs | www.cdigital.com
CDigital provides full-color heat transfers for short or long run product decoration applications. By utilizing a combination of 25 different adhesive and film systems, CDigital provides a solution to decorate a wide range of products, both round and flat, using the same equipment. With no set-up costs and low minimums, CDigital heat transfers allow for economical full color product decoration.


CENTRAL DECAL COMPANY
6901 High Grove Blvd.
Burr Ridge, IL 60527
Phone: 800-869-7654
Fax: (630) 523-9860
Butch Kaplan | Dave Schoofs | www.centraldecal.com
Central Decal’s in mold labels are found in applications where aesthetics, durability, repeatability and performance are critical to the success of the program. With over 50 years of technical expertise in printing durable graphics, we understand how to effectively work in a team environment and align our resources with your supply chain to insure the success of your program. We provide engineered IML solutions to meet specific performance, technical and processing requirements, including unique solutions to address resin/insert adhesion, gate location, ink washout and decorating curved and textured surfaces.


COVESTRO LLC SPECIALTY FILMS
8 Fairview Way
South Deerfield, MA 01373
Phone: (413) 665-7016
Chris Cooper | Ricardo Mora | www.films.covestro.com
Covestro LLC is one of the leading producers of high-performance polymers in North America and is part of the global Covestro business, which is among the world’s largest polymer companies with 2016 sales of EUR 11.9 billion. Business activities are focused on the manufacture of high-tech polymer materials and the development of innovative solutions for products used in many areas of daily life. The main segments served are the automotive, construction, wood processing and furniture, and electrical and electronics industries. Covestro offers Makrofol® brand polycarbonate film, Bayfol® brand polycarbonate blended films and Platilon® and Dureflex® brand thermoplastic polyurethane films. Makrofol® and Bayfol® films are utilized in automotive vehicle interiors, where they are used to make printed, 3D durable surfaces that may be both decorative and functional in design.


DIVERSIFIED PRINTING TECHNIQUES
13336 South Ridge Dr.
Charlotte, NC 28273
Phone: (704) 583–9433
Fax: (704) 583-9439
John Shaw | www.diverprint.com
Diversified Printing Techniques offers solutions for your printing and decorating projects. We provide top of the line standard machines for simple projects and we offer automated solutions. Our standard equipment can be pneumatic or servo motor driven and all of equipment comes with tape clean and ink cups with liners. We offer pads, plates, inks, and tooling for all projects. Diversified Printing Techniques has a sales force of knowledge people and a friendly customer service department.


DUKANE
2900 Dukane Dr.
St. Charles, IL 60174
Phone: (630) 797-4900
Fax: (630) 797-4949
Ken Holt | www.dukane.com/us
Dukane is a global manufacturer of plastic welding systems and their key offerings include ultrasonic, vibration, spin, hotplate, thermal and laser welding equipment. Company introduced the first servo driven ultrasonic welding system with patented Melt-Match® technology, which gives unprecedented repeatability, accuracy and reliability to ultrasonic bonding process. Dukane’s welding technologies can be easily integrated into custom designated assembly systems to meet the specific needs of customers and their applications. The line of plastic welders also include ultrasonic sewing and slitting machines for film and fabric processing. Company’s products offer assembly solutions to various manufacturing industries including medical, automotive, electronics, consumer goods, packaging, and appliances.


DUPONT TEIJIN FILMS
3600 Discovery Drive
Chester, VA 23836
Phone:
Fax:
Dave Hui | Darcy Eid | Scott Gordon | usa.dupontteijinfilms.com
DuPont Teijin Films is a global producer of differentiated PET and PEN polyester films that are used in a variety of markets, including electronics, ID/security cards, food packaging and medical applications. The Melinex® and Mylar® brands are the substrates of choice for customers who value innovative and high quality PET films in both current and emerging applications. DTF is proud to announce the development of a formable PET film providing a cost effective and durable solution to Film Insert Molding and In-Mold Decorating applications. These formable PET films deliver deeper draw capability with the chemical and moisture resistance inherent to PET substrates.


DUPONT ADVANCED MATERIALS
14 T. W. Alexander Drive
RTP, NC 27709
Phone: (919) 248-5000
David Hui | Darcy Eid | www.dupont.com
DuPont is a leading innovator and high-volume supplier of electronic inks and pastes that offers a broad range of printed electronic materials commercially available today. The growing portfolio of DuPont electronic inks is used in many applications, including forming conductive traces, capacitor and resistor elements, and dielectric and encapsulating layers that are compatible with many substrate surfaces including polymer, glass and ceramic.


DURATECH INDUSTRIES
3216 Commerce Street
LaCrosse, WI 54603
Phone: (608) 781–2570
Fax: (608) 781-2540
Jeff Busse | www.duratech.com
DuraTech Industries, a full-service manufacturer of custom graphics, specializes in screen printed products including overlays, appliqués, and pressure sensitive products. It also offers in-mold decorating, in-mold electronics, forming, printed electronics, digital printing, doming, flexographic printing, insulators and gaskets, membrane switches, metal nameplates, supplier managed inventory and bin stocking, and graphic design services. The USA manufacturing facility is ISO 16949:2008 and ISO/TS 16949: 2009 certified with a large number of UL/CSA recognized constructions available. The China facility ISO 9001:2008 certified. DuraTech Industries has been serving the medical, computer and peripherals, automotive, electronics and telecommunications, and appliance markets for 40 years.


EMABOND SOLUTIONS LLC
49 Walnut St
Norwood, NJ 07648
Phone: (201) 519-4287
Steve Chookazian | www.emabond.com
Electromagnetic Welding - The Emabond® Process provides innovative plastic part design and assembly. It is an enabling technology that picks up where traditional plastic welding methods leave off. Emabond offers turnkey solutions - including application engineering, system design and development, and ongoing support as needed. Whether you're faced with an existing plastic welding challenge or are developing a brand new product, let Emabond be your partner for high-performance plastic welding.


BRANSON ULTRASONICS
41 Eagle Road
Danbury, Connecticut 06810
Phone: (203) 796-0400
Jeff Frantz | www.BransonUltrasonics.com
Emerson leads the global assembly-technology market by offering the Branson brand of material joining and precision-cleaning assembly systems. The breadth of the Branson brand allows for a process-neutral approach to application development that insures customers receive the best solution to address product specifications, regulatory and budgetary needs, while providing competitive advantages in product design, development, and robust manufacturing solutions for benchtop or automated processes. Part of Emerson since 1984, the Branson brand is now aligned with Automation Solutions, committed to providing customers with solutions to meet today’s challenging marketplace.


ENERCON INDUSTRIES
W140 N9572 Fountain Blvd
Menomonee Falls, WI 53051
Phone: (262) 255-6070
Fax: (262) 255-7784
Ryan Schuelke | www.enerconind.com/treating
Enercon offers atmospheric plasma and flame surface treating to improve surface adhesion of a wide variety of plastics, composites, glass and metals. Applications for plasma treating include assembly, printing, coating, potting and bonding. Plasma treatment cleans, etches and functionalizes surfaces to remove contamination, create bonding sites and activate the surface to promote adhesion of UV curable coatings. Enercon offers Blown Ion, Blown Arc, Variable Chemistry Plasma and Flame Plasma technologies.


GENERAL PRESS CORPORATION
110 Allegheny Dr.
Natronal Heights, PA 15065
Phone: (724) 224-3500
Fax: (724) 224-3934
Connie Vickroy | www.generalpress.com
Since 1937, GENERAL PRESS has been supplying the packaging industry with quality offset printing and unmatched customer service. Through years of experience we have built a reputation as a leader in bringing new and efficient technologies to the marketplace. We take pride in our ability to partner with our customers to offer innovative packaging and decorating solutions. Brand owners looking for a luxury finish to improve shelf presence should inquire about our metallic IML option, which is dishwasher safe, FDA approved for indirect food contact, and can be statically charged for optimum label pinning in the IML process. So if you are in need of a premium look we have your solution.


HENKEL CORPORATION
One Henkel Way
Rocky Hill, CT 06067
Phone: (860) 571-5100
Fax: (860) 571-5475
Alyssa Coughlin | www.na.henkel-adhesives.com/industrial
Henkel is the world leader in adhesives, sealants and surface treatments. Engineers and manufacturers rely on Henkel’s solutions to tackle some of the most extreme design challenges. Henkel’s engineered adhesives for structural bonding allow you to choose between 2-part acrylics, 2-step acrylics, epoxies, polyurethanes, SMPs or silicones providing you with high strength and impact resistant bonds while offering you a variety of cure mechanisms, gap filling options and working times. Our instant bonding adhesives offer a fast curing, single-component solution that reaches fixture strength in less than 5 seconds. Henkel’s machinery adhesives include threadlocking, retaining compounds, thread sealants, and gasketing. If you’re looking to increase product reliability and improve your production process then it’s time for you to integrate the trusted choice of engineers & manufacturers worldwide into your design and manufacturing processes.


HERRMANN ULTRASONICS, INC
1261 Hardt Circle
Bartlett, Il 60103
Phone: (630) 626-1626
Fax: (630) 736-7514
Udo Skarke | www.herrmannultrasonics.com
HERRMANN ULTRASONICS, INC. is the recognized technology leader and a manufacturer of ultrasonic welding systems, generators and sonotrodes. The PLASTICS division offers patented solutions for welding applications with the highest strength, precision and repeatability.


ILLIG LP
P.O. Box 870
Johnstown, CO 80534
Phone: (970) 412-0606 x108
Fax: +49 (0) 7131/50 5–303
Jim Swim | www.Illigusa.com
ILLIG is one of the leading manufacturers with the most comprehensive range of machinery and tools for the thermoforming and packaging technology world-wide.


IMDA
4957 Oakton #305
Skokie, IL 60077
Phone: (480) 415-3379
Ron Schultz | www.imdassociation.com
The In-Mold Decorating Association is a non-profit trade association dedicated to promoting the adaptation and growth of in-mold labeling and in-mold decorating across global packaging and durable goods markets. IMDA brings together the entire IML/IMD supply/value chain in a single organization. Our mission is to promote our members’ interests and businesses. IMDA provides many opportunities throughout the year for our members to promote their products and services to the global IML/IMD community.


IMAGEWORKS
49 South Street
Park Forest, IL. 60466
Phone: (708) 503-1122
sales@imageworksmfg.com | www.imageworksmfg.com
Imageworks Manufacturing is located in Park Forest, IL. We are a full service commercial printer with a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility which ensures that you’ll always get a high-quality product – a product designed to put power behind your message. By utilizing our 5 specialized divisions of ShipShapes Direct Mail, Industrial Graphics, UNITEDesign Retail Displays, Borden Decal Security Printing and Promotional Products we can help build your company’s name recognition and retention. Imageworks works with our customers with the design, development, printing and execution of your product’s needs.


INNOVATIVE DIGITAL SYSTEMS
2000 Innovation Drive
Indian Trail, NC, USA 28079
Phone: (704) 628-7679
Fax: (208) 247-2392
Lindsey McCay | www.ids-digital.com
Innovative Digital Systems was formed in 2009 and has been integrating equipment and introducing the digital process to the industrial production line. We provide several different options to our customers when it comes to their industrial printing solutions. These solutions include serving as an OEM Mimaki dealer, our custom high speed direct digiral equipment and custom in-house decoration. We aim to continue advancing in digital print technology to remain leaders in our industry and to supply our customers with the best products possible.


ITW INDUSTRIAL DECORATING SOLUTIONS (IDS)
475 North Gary Avenue
Carol Stream, IL 60188
Phone: (630) 752-4000
Chris DeMell | www.itwids.com
Industrial Decorating Solutions (IDS) is a worldwide division of ITW that continuously develops and manufactures a wide array of foils, inks, pads, plates, transfers, and decorating equipment. We combine our proprietary technology, printing, engineering, and expertise to create innovative, value-added products. The IDS division consists of the following brands - ITW CER, ITW MORLOCK GmbH, Trans Tech, & United Silicone - each delivering customer-focused solutions to the end markets they serve. Industrial Decorating Solutions is part of Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE: ITW), a Fortune 200 multinational manufacturer. Contact us for more information.


KURZ TRANSFER PRODUCTS, L.P.
3200 Woodpark Blvd.
Charlotte, NC 28206
Phone: (704) 927-3700
Fax: (704) 927-3701
Alan Quimby | www.kurzusa.com | www.plastic-decoration.com
KURZ is the global leader in hot and cold stamping technologies, heat transfer decorations and stamping tools and machines. Kurz’s global presence includes production and distribution facilities located in the US, Pacific and Europe, providing full service and exceptional global consistency for maintaining brand standards. KURZ is the expert in new technologies and decoration developments to enhance brands with exceptional beauty and functionality for both primary and secondary packaging. KURZ hot and cold stamping foils and heat transfer decorations are utilized on a wide assortment of products including labels, cosmetics, health and beauty, cartons, greeting cards, auto parts, payment cards, appliances, textiles, furniture and Trust Concept solutions which provide authentication, aesthetic appeal and custom app design.


NISSHA USA, INC.
1051 Perimeter Drive - Suite 600
Schaumburg, IL 60173
Phone: 847) 340-5085
Fax: (248) 247-2005
Greg Beck | Mike Kerr | www.nissha.co.jp/english/
An innovator and printer of In-Mold films and sensors that are both decorative and functional, delivering smart products for Automotive, Consumer Electronics, Home Appliance, and Medical Devices.


OMET AMERICAS, INC.
1291 Brummel Ave.
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
Phone: (847) 621-2369
Claudio Semenza | www.ometamericasinc.com
OMET is a manufacturer of printing presses and tissue converting machines with US headquarters in Elk Grove Village, IL USA. OMET Americas Inc., is the US branch of the OMET Group, Italy. The target of OMET Americas. Is to provide customer service, technical support, and sales across all North and Central American countries. With more than 50 years of excellence in Service, Technology and Innovation, OMET is a world market leader in the development, production and marketing of narrow and mid-web printing presses for the inline production of labels, folding cartons and cardboard products. Besides its portfolio of printing presses, the Group also provides, narrow and wide-web tissue converters for the embossing, folding and printing for the towel and napkin industries. The OMET Group has employees in North and Central Americas, Italy and China. OMET is market leader in solutions for the tag, label and tissue industry.


PHOSEON TECHNOLOGY
7425 NW Evergreen Parkway
Hillsboro, OR, 97124
Phone: (503) 439-6446
Fax: (503) 439-6446
Jennifer Heathcotem | www.Phoseon.com
In 2002, Phoseon Technology pioneered the use of LED technology for UV curing applications using the polymerization process to dry inks, coatings, adhesives and other UV sensitive materials. As the world leader in UV LED curing, Phoseon provides patented TargetCure™ technology and WhisperCool™ technology to deliver rugged, high performance products for application specific solutions. The company is focused 100% on LED technology and provides worldwide support capabilities.


PLASMATREAT
2541 Technology Dr. Ste 407
Elgin, IL 60124
Phone: (847) 783-0622
Fax: (847) 783-0991
Andy Stecher | www.plasmatreat.com
Plasmatreat is the market leader in atmospheric plasma-jet technology for the highly efficient pretreatment of material surfaces. Treatment with Openair®-Plasma produces a homogeneous surface wettability and long-term stable bonding of adhesives, lacquers, ink, paint and other types of coatings even under the most challenging conditions. Plasmatreat systems are easily integrated into new or existing production processes.


PLASTICS DECORATING MAGAZINE
2150 SW Westport Dr., Ste 101
Topeka, KS 66614
Phone: (785) 271-5801
Fax: (785) 271-6404
www.plasticsdecorating.com
Plastics Decorating includes the latest information and technical details on decorating plastics, including hot stamping, pad printing, screen and offset printing, heat transfer, in-mold decorating and plastics assembly processes.


PROFILE PLASTICS
18672 Lake Drive East
Chanhassen, MN 55378
Phone: (612) 386-1801
Nat Svela | www.profilemn.com
At Profile Plastics, our specialty is In-Mold Decorating Solutions. We engineer and develop our processes and mold our products in-house. We are an experienced custom thermoplastic injection molder that has the expertise needed to create quality IMD & IML products.


SABIC - Functional Forms
1 Lexan Ln.
Mount Vernon, IN 47620
Phone: (812) 831-4337
Mark Troszak | www.sabic.com
From graphics and consumer electronics to automotive applications, SABIC’s Specialty Film & Sheet business offers high-quality, engineered thermoplastic films across a wide variety of industries. Our highly functional LEXAN™ film products are used for automotive products, lighting applications, anti-fog lens products, LED/LCD displays, battery packs, ID cards and much more. Our unique high-performance LEXAN™ film portfolio helps meet our customers’ ever-changing specification needs. It also helps OEMs reduce system costs, create innovative designs with better functionality and develop environmentally responsible materials. All our film products are RoHS and REACH-certified and UL certifications can be found under the UL global database.


SAKAIYA COMPANY OF AMERICA
901 Highview Drive
Webberville, MI 48892
Phone: (517) 521-5633
Fax: (517) 521-4235
Tetsuro Kobayashi, Gen Mgr | www.sakaiyameiban.co.jp/us_kaisya.html
Sakaiya is an all-inclusive decorative plastics specialist that uses worldwide locations including USA, Japan & Mexico to streamline logistics. With production capabilities of Screen Printing, Thermoforming, IMD/IML, Chrome Plating, Spray Painting, Laser Etching, In-printing, Pad Printing, Hot Stamping, and Vaporizing, performing R&D from concept to completion is what places Sakaiya in a class of its own.


SCHOBER USA, INC.
4690 Industry Drive
Fairfield, OH 45014
Phone: (513) 489-7393
Fax: (513) 489-7485
Joe Lauver | www.schoberusa.com
Schober USA Inc. provides innovative rotary narrow to wide web converting solutions based on over 65 years of experience worldwide as tools, modules and systems. If need be we customize pre-engineered solutions to suit particular customer requirements, also combining standard rotary technologies and custom developing processes to do so. Rotary technologies provided include punching, die cutting, embossing, perforating, needling, cut and place, sealing,……with many delivery options. They are provided as retrofit into existing printing and converting lines. Our RSR, RSM or PBO lines of rotary converting systems are ideal for the production of IML, discrete labels in general and folding cartons. Also solutions for the electronic-, consumer- and medical industries are provided. Materials converted can be from foil to Board, Nonwoven, Laminates and Films etc."


SCHWERDTLE
41 Benham Ave.
Bridgeport, CT 06605
Phone: (203) 330-2750
Fax: (203) 330-2760
Katherine A. Saint | www.schwerdtle.com
Schwerdtle manufactures custom tooling for plastic decorating and assembly. Our decorative dies, sheet stock and custom grippers feature our proprietary silicone-bonded-to-metal process. We provide 3D surfacing and CNC machining for making precision fixtures for holding and orienting parts during decorating and assembly processes.


SERIGRAPH INC.
3801 East Decorah Road
West Bend, WI 53095
Phone: (262) 335-7200
Fax: (262) 335-7699
Jim VanderPloeg | www.serigraph.com
Serigraph is a full-service commercial printer located in West Bend, Wisconsin. Our core competencies include designing, developing, printing, forming and molding engineered solutions. Product capabilities consist of IML, graphic overlays, decals and labels, badges and nameplates.


SONICS & MATERIALS
53 Church Hill Road
Newtown, CT 06470
Phone: (203) 270-4600
Fax: (203) 270-4610
Dave Krysiak | www.sonics.com
Sonics & Materials of Newtown, Connecticut was founded in 1969 by Bob Soloff, the Father of Ultrasonic Welding. Bob was awarded the first patent for ultrasonically welding plastic components in 1965. Today, Sonics remains a leader in the field with worldwide sales of both turnkey welding systems as well as ultrasonic components for integration.


SUSSEX
N65W24770 Main
Sussex, Wisconsin, 53089 USA
Phone: (262) 246-8022
Fax: (262) 246-8423
Ed Fabiszak | www.sussexim.com
SussexIM is your complete molding and assembly solutions provider. We provide value to our customers through our Design-for-Manufacturing expertise and our ISO certified capabilities for production molding with integrated value-added operations. SIM molding and manufacturing technologies include: multi-shot, multi-cavity, insert, living hinge, auto-unscrew, collapsible core and hot runner to dedicated turnkey work cells featuring assembly and validation of finished end-products.


TREOFAN AMERICA, INC.
6001 Gun Club Road
Winston-Salem, NC 27103
Phone: (336) 766-9448
Fax: (336) 766-8260
Jon R. Knight | www.treofanamericas.com
Treofan is the leading supplier of BOPP Films for IML worldwide. With manufacturing in Europe & America and 30+ years of experience in developing & supplying an ever wider range of IML Films Treofan is your ideal partner for IML.
FILMS FOR INJECTION IML (Cut & Stack & Cut in Place)
Cavitated White Opaque Films:
  - Lowest density/highest yield with no container/lid distortion; Low density/high yield; Medium density & yield; Slightly cavitated with smooth finish
Solid Films:
  - Solid white with very high gloss; Transparent, high clarity
FILMS FOR THERMOFORM IML
Cavitated White Opaque Films:
  - Lowest density/highest yield & no container distortion


XEIKON, Division of Flint Group
1375 E. Irving Park Rd
Itasca, IL 60401
Phone: (310) 427-4313
Fax: (630) 438-7915
James Murphy | www.xeikon.com
XEIKON is an innovator in digital technology. The company designs, develops, and delivers web-fed digital color presses for label and packaging applications, document printing, as well as commercial printing. These presses utilize LED-array-based dry toner electrophotography, open workflow software and applica-tion-specific toners. All the Xeikon solutions are designed with the overarching principles of profita-bility, quality, flexibility, and sustainability in mind. With these guiding principles and a deep, intimate knowledge of its customers, Xeikon continues to be one of the industry’s leading innovators of products and solutions.


YUPO CORPORATION AMERICA
800 Yupo Court
Chesapeake, VA 23320
Phone: (888) 873-9876
Fax: (757) 312-9702
Mike Licata | www.yupousa.com
YUPO Synthetic Paper is a 100% recyclable, waterproof and tree-free synthetic substrate. YUPO offers a range of printable synthetic substrates including repositionable no-adhesive papers, wide format papers suitable for UV Inkjet printing, and in-mold labels for blow-or injection-molded packaging. Offered in a range of translucencies, weights and sizes, YUPO® synthetic papers offers durable superior print performance. Compatible with a variety of printing processes, the papers are ideal for any print, packaging, label or signage application.