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ABC 2010
26th Annual Blow Molding Conference

October 5th & 6th, 2010
Crowne Plaza Atlanta Perimeter at Ravinia Atlanta, Georgia

The Crowne Plaza Atlanta Perimeter at Ravinia will be the site for the 2010 Annual Blow Molding Conference. The conference will feature industry speakers presenting segments in both packaging and industrial applications. From resin developments to machinery innovations to automation, design and safety, no topic will be missed. Attendees of past ABC conferences have expressed their enthusiasm regarding the breadth and depth of information they were exposed to during this event.

Why Atlanta?

Centrally located, Atlanta is the largest city in the Southeast, within driving distance of many plastics related businesses and manufacturing sites.  Hartsfield Jackson International Airport is a state-of-the-art airport with non-stop service to hundred of cities across the U.S. and the globe.

There are also a number of companies in and around Atlanta with blow molding operations: The Clorox Company, Sidel, Inc., Nissei ASB Company, Silgan Plastics Corporation, Evenflo Company, Inc., Coca Cola, Constar International Inc., Consolidated Container Company,  Alpla Inc., and CKS Packaging Inc. , to name a few.

ABC 2010 Program

PET/Polyolefins Outlook • Industrial Processing Equipment • Sustainability & Lightweighting • New Packaging Materials & Applications • Industrial Materials & Applications • Blow Molding Optimization • Packaging Machinery Advancements • Green Issues • Recycling…get your ABC2010 Program.

Plastics 101 Mini-Sessions

 

The introduction of “Plastics 101’s” was well received at last year’s conference. These comprehensive mini-sessions featured instruction focusing on the technology, processes, troubleshooting and methodologies of blow molding. Led by industry experts, these sessions will provide invaluable tips, suggestions and solutions for such areas as:

  • Continuous Extrusion
  • Accumulator Head
  • IBM
  • Stretch Blow (reheat)
  • Polyolefins and PET 101
  • Design for Blow Molding
  • Co-Extrusion and Engineered Polymers

The SPE Blow Molding Division’s annual awards will be presented at dinner, which will recognize student scholarships and student design winners. A special segment of the evening will be dedicated to the Division’s Lifetime Achievement Award.

Conference Venue

Crowne Plaza Atlanta Perimeter at Ravinia
4355 Ashford Dunwoody Road, Atlanta, GA  30346
For Reservations Call: 1-888-233-9527
or visit: Atlanta Perimeter at Ravinia

Directions to Atlanta

Mention Society of Plastics Engineers Blow Molding Conference, Code SPL, for a discounted room block price of $119 for single/double until Sept. 20, 2010.

Sponsorship & Exhibit Opportunities

ABC 2010 Sponsors List

Highlight your company’s profile at the conference and support the SPE Blow Molding Division. Your sponsorship dollars provide educational grants to students, help recruit new members to the Division and support the Annual Blow Molding Conference—an unparalleled networking platform for current and prospective blow molding professionals. Click here for Sponsorship benefits and registration.

Transportation

The Crowne Plaza Atlanta Perimeter at Ravinia is located 27 miles from Hartsfield Jackson International Airport

Take I-85 NORTH through downtown Atlanta, take GA 400 NORTH (exit 87, toll road – .50 cents), go NORTH to I-285 EAST (Exit 4A) Proceed to Exit 29, turn LEFT on Ashford-Dunwoody Rd and cross the bridge. The Crowne Plaza Ravinia will be on your right.

Conference Registration Form & Flyer

You can print the ABC 2010 Conference Registration Form here.