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M. Holland is a leading international distributor of thermoplastic resins, providing suppliers with the most strategic channels to market, offering innovative sourcing and supply chain solutions to our clients, and helping people lead rewarding careers. M. Holland’s 3D Printing group offers manufacturers cross-industry knowledge, advice and unbiased consultative expertise on applications, materials and equipment for additive manufacturing. Since 1950, a deep commitment to personal relationships has formed the core of the company’s heritage, its culture, and its vision. 

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Bristlecone Incorporated

As a leading provider of specialized digital transformation services for the intelligent enterprise, they empower customers with speed, visibility, automation and resiliency – to thrive on change. Through their industry focus, supply chain expertise, consulting-driven approach and proprietary accelerators, they create unmatched business value.
Bristlecone Incorporated will be sponsoring the Designing the Future Theater.

CAE Services

CAE Services has the expertise to analyze, identify and solve part design or warpage related concerns “before” cutting steel. From standard Injection to 2/3 shot, Gas Assist, Injection-Compression, MuCell and Co-Injection, our staff can evaluate all aspects of the part and mold design from gate/size locations, SVG timing sequences, identifying weld line locations, optimizing cycle times and applying windage to reduce warpage. GM Certified, we have developed the largest Moldflow Expert Certified team in North America having analyzed thousands of projects from Appliance, Automotive, Caps & Closures, Electronics, Medical and Packaging. 
CAE Services will be sponsoring the Molding the Future Theater.

CoreTech/Moldex 3D

Since 1995, CoreTech System (Moldex3D) from Taiwan has been helping international companies to make production ready products with its CAE molding simulation software. The most recent version, Moldex3D 2021, is equipped with the latest analysis technology and powerful prediction capabilities to present simulation-driven solutions for businesses. It points out potential molding problems during product development stages and provides unmatched molding reality, which greatly reduces time and money spent on trial-and-error.  

Moldex3D is consisted of more than 60% of master and doctoral employees. Together, they continue to seek breakthrough in scientific research and system to provide the most accurate molding simulation software to users.

Over the years, Moldex3D has received recognition from world-famous companies, including Toyota, Honda, Foxconn, Samsung, and Lego. To provide timely, local, and professional services to worldwide customers, Moldex3D also set up global offices in United States, Netherland, Thailand, Vietnam, and China.

CoreTech/Moldex 3D will be sponsoring the café.


Guidewheel is on a mission to empower all the world’s factories to reach sustainable peak performance. Our plug-and-play FactoryOps platform makes the power of the cloud accessible to any factory, inspired by the simple, universal truth that every machine on the factory floor has a power cord. Guidewheel clips onto any machine to turn its real-time “heartbeat” into a connected, actively learning system that empowers teams to reduce lost production time, increase throughput, and perform better and better over time. The more teams use Guidewheel, the bigger the impact—for their business and for the planet.
Guidewheel will be sponsoring the Training Theater

PCS Company

PCS Company is a team of industry experts providing solutions and innovative products for the plastic injection molding, mold making, and die casting industries.

They offer standard, off the shelf, and custom, made-to-order die and mold making supplies throughout North America. Their product categories include mold bases, mold components, molding supplies and solutions, hot runner systems, cutting tools, and their latest advancement into additive manufacturing.

PCS Company will be sponsoring the lanyards.

Rainbow Colors

Rainbow Colors, Inc. produces quality colorants with superior service and unmatched customer support. Quality driven manufacturing procedures guide our employees to produce our products properly and defect-free. We encourage open communication with customers and vendors to confirm our understanding aligns with your strategy. Rainbow continues to improve current techniques and product offerings through the constant research of market trends and innovative industry developments. These steps ensure we sustain a high level of manufacturing, all while striving to provide a safe and effective work atmosphere. We are committed to being a leader in the industry, and your number one trusted resource.

Rainbow Colors will be sponsoring the Training and Development Theater.

Spark Industries

Spark Industries was founded December 2020 with the acquisition of Fast Heat’s remaining product lines in the injection molding industry – hot runner controls, mold checkers, cable checkers, cables, mold boxes and service. The vision of “Innovation in Control” continues forward through simple and practical high-tech solutions for hot runner temperature control and maintenance.

We have invested forward with the Fast Heat product line to ensure the latest innovations for performance, value engineering and service, while maintaining a backward compatible commitment to the industry. Whether you have a 15–20-year-old Fast Heat Pulse controller or are considering investing in the latest technology, we are committed to your success.

We pride ourselves on a personalized, hands-on approach with shop-floor trials, training, service, spare parts and guidance. Spark Industries is relied upon and represented by some of the best in the industry.

We are “Innovation in Control.”

Spark Industries will be sponsoring floor tiles.

The Plastics Industry Association

The Plastics Industry Association (PLASTICS), producers of NPE®, is the only organization that supports the entire plastics supply chain, representing more than one million workers in the $432 billion U.S. industry. Recognized as the largest plastics event in the Americas, NPE attracts plastic professionals and features industry-focused education and leading suppliers of emerging technologies, equipment, and materials for every phase of plastics processing. 
The Plastics Industry Association will be sponsoring the bags.


With more than 100,000 clients and 3,000 associates, Wipfli ranks among the top 20 accounting and business consulting firms in the nation. From operational improvements and performance enhancements to large-scale digital transformation, they help clients achieve lasting results and set their sights on new goals.

Wipfli will be sponsoring the Training and Development Theater.

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