Location:
Hilton Nashville Green Hills Hotel
Nashville, TN

Learn the latest theories, tips and technologies to extrude precision parts!

Look around us, the world is filled with products that are the result of precision extrusion! To make these items a thorough knowledge of extrusion is required, beginning with fundamentals and material selection, learning advanced extrusion techniques, as well as implementing process monitoring and analysis. Success in today’s “Industry 4.0 environment” requires a thoughtful and thorough integration of all these disciplines!  Hence, the SPE Shape Extrusion Topcon was conceived. This technical program will be presented by industry experts, including many from the SPE Extrusion Board of Directors, and leaders from academia. A preliminary list of topics includes:

May 12, 2020
Day 1 (optional):

  • Fundamentals of single and twin screw extrusion
  • Die design fundamentals
  • Rheology and compounding
  • Auxiliary equipment

May 13 & 14, 2020
Day 2 and 3: 

  • Advances in single and twin screw extrusion
  • Die design and downstream techniques
  • Computer modelling
  • In-line process monitoring
  • Material selection 
  • Coextrusion and foaming
  • Plant management
  • SPECIAL SESSION: Troubleshooting the extrusion process

Costs to Attend

SPE members:
Fundamentals session - $200
Conference session - $600
Both sessions - $700

Non SPE members:
Fundamentals session - $300
Conference session - $750
Both sessions - $850

Register Now


SPE Corporate Sponsorships

A limited # (20) of corporate sponsors are available on a first come basis for $1200 each, which includes denotation on the conference website and all promotional activities, a 6’ tabletop display at the event and a no charge registration for the full event.To reserve a sponsorship contact Charlie Martin, Leistritz Extrusion at 908-685-2333 x616 or cmartin@leistritz-extrusion.com with any questions or to reserve a sponsorship.

Any questions or wish to contribute?

Contact the Conference co-chairs:

Karen Xiao, Celgard: karen.xiao@celgard.com 
Olivier Catherine, Cloeren: ocatherine@cloeren.com 
David Anzini, Celgard: david.anzini@celgard.com

We look forward to seeing you at this high-tech event!




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