Wednesday, October 5, 2016
Thursday, October 6, 2016
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Registration is from 8 am - 9 am


Wittmann Battenfeld USA Headquarters
1 Technology Park Drive
Torrington, CT 06790

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Hotel Information

A special rate is available at:

Avon Old Farms Hotel
279 Avon Mountain Rd,
Avon, CT 06001
Ph: 860- 677-1651 | Fax: 860-677-0364

$119 per night in Main Building
$89 per night in Annex Building

Complimentary Bradley Airport shuttle service*
Complimentary shuttles to & from the hotel and our facility

Click here to book hotel online or contact them directly.

  *Must Schedule in Advance


Wittmann Battenfeld Inc.

Open House & Innovations Workshop 2016
We are partnering up with plastics industry-leaders to give you an event that you don't want to miss!

With constant innovations, all to support continuous improvements for your plastics processing requirements, it's great to come to one place and see it all come together!
  • See our NEW Material Handling & Auxiliaries building, now making us 140,000 sq ft!
  • Over 15 complete technology displays in operation, including:
    • Micro Molding
    • Medical Clean Room
    • Large Tonnage Molding
    • Complete Turnkey Integrated Work Cells
    • Central Material Handling Systems with Variable Frequency Drive
    • Robot Manufacturing
  • Industry 4.0: Every supplier is now talking up this latest buzz, but what is it? How does it really work? And how can it help you, as a processor?
    • Come learn about this growing trend in one of many workshop presentations
    • See live demonstrations of Wittmann 4.0, our version of Industry 4.0!
  • Over 30 Technical Presentations by industry-leading experts, on the following topics:


  • Wittmann 4.0- Future of Molding
  • New Plant Start Ups & Project Management
  • Benefits of Bundling into a complete Workcell

Robots and Automation

  • Are You Automating Enough?
  • Today’s Robot Controller Features/Benefits
  • Medical Plastics Automation
  • Retire your Old Robots & calculate your Return on Investment (ROI)
  • Large Robot Applications

Injection Molding Machines

  • Hi-Q Flow, Cushon, Melt molding
  • Condition Monitoring
  • Variotherm-High Gloss Finishing Molding
  • Eco-Molding-Energy Efficiency
  • Lightweight Molding Technology
  • Multi-Component Molding
  • Micro Molding
  • LSR Molding
  • Vertical Molding Applications



  • Influence of Plastic Behavior on Part Design
  • Material Selection
  • Predictive Engineering
  • Hot Runner Optimization & Catastrophe Prevention
  • Embracing Change in the Age of Innovation
  •  Improving Surface Finish & Part Performance in Injection Molding
  • 3D to Prototype to Production - Standard  mold quick change system
  • Design Criteria & Metallurgy of the Plasticizing System
  • Metallic Paint Replacement


  • Maximizing granulator efficiency
  • NEW methods of efficient central drying
  • Getting the most ROI out of your blender
  • Automatic flow control on your mold cooling
  • Latest in extrusion line control and downstream equipment
  • Modular drying and crystalizing systems to fit today’s need
  • Mid-sized central pneumatic conveying done on a budget

Additional Event

Stay for the:

SPI Northeast Regional Dinner
Thursday, October 6th
3:30 pm - 7:30 pm
(Event Full)

Participating Partners: