IMDA Seminar Set for September

The “ABC’s of IML®: A Basic Course,” now in its 30th year, will be presented by the In-Mold Decorating Association on Thursday, Sept. 4, 2019, at the DoubleTree Hotel & Conference Center Chicago North Shore in Skokie, Illinois.

Offered annually since 1989, this seminar is an introductory in-mold labeling (IML) and in-mold decorating (IMD) course designed for those considering entry into the IML and IMD markets, as well as a refresher course for more experienced current participants in the field.

The seminar, updated yearly, provides a basic grounding in in-mold labeling and in-mold decorating, as well as the fundamentals of extrusion blow molding (IML-B), injection IML (IML-I) thermoform IML (IML-T), the in-mold process, production of in-mold labels, current markets, functions across the IML value chain and future growth opportunities. The seminar covers all aspects of in-mold labeling of packaging, as well as in-mold decoration of durable products.

For more information, visit or contact Ron Schultz at the In-Mold Decorating Association, Inc. by phone at 480.415.3379 or e-mail at