PLASTEC East

Discover the Plastics Innovations Shaping the Future

PLASTEC East, part of the largest advanced design and manufacturing event on the East Coast, is the annual must-attend trade show that puts the latest plastics innovations on display. Source from the region's most comprehensive collection of cutting-edge suppliers, deepen your expertise with free, conference-level education, and network with thousands of professionals who can help you advance your projects – and your career.

From new materials and additives to rapid prototyping and injection molding, one lap of the show floor will help you overcome your toughest manufacturing challenges and keep you up to speed on the innovations transforming the industry. Everything you need to take projects to market faster and more cost effectively is here.

Reserve your booth now! 87% of space already sold.

Innovate with Exhibitors

Explore the latest in thermoforming, foam molding, plastic distributors, and more that can help you improve product quality and increase manufacturing efficiency. Companies represented this year include:

 3D Systems
 Canon Virginia
 Covestro
 Dupont Medical Packaging
 Graham Engineering / American Kuhne
 Evonik
 Stratasys Direct Manufacturing

Find Inspiration

Find the inspiration to move your projects through the pipeline by connecting with leading suppliers and accessing the insights and education needed to keep your plastics on schedule and under budget. Key topics at the show include:

 Automation
 Blowmolding
 Carbon Fiber Composites
 Coating & Surface Treatment
 Consulting Services
 Contract Manufacturing Services
 Extrusion
 Injection Molding
 Machine Components
 Materials & Additives
 Mold Components
 Molds & Dies
 Polymer Composites
 Product Design
 Rapid Prototyping
 Thermoforming

Collaborate with Attendees

Whether you're sourcing polypropylene, in search of ABS, or looking to stay on top of the latest in design and compression molding, PLASTEC East is the event for you. Top attending titles include:

 Design engineer
 Executive manager
 IT consultant
 Owner
 Production engineer
 Production manager
 Project engineer
 Purchaser
 Quality control
 R&D engineer

In-Depth Industry Education – For Free!

New this year! Take advantage of free, conference-level education at three dedicated learning hubs across the expo floor. Find expert insights on bioprinting, AI, VR, and more at the Medtech Hub, access the latest thinking in automation, cobots, and 3D printing at the Smart Manufacturing Hub, and dig into packaging design, testing, and e-commerce at the Packaging Hub. Choose from more than 35 hours of in-depth education over three full days to build the learning plan that's right for you.

Walk One Floor. Explore Six Shows.

Beyond PLASTEC East, explore five additional trade shows covering key aspects of the advanced design and manufacturing industry — design engineering, packaging, medtech, quality, and automation. You'll find the entire design to manufacturing process in one comprehensive event experience.