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Tech Talk Panel: Plastic Prototyping Methods: How do you Choose the Best Process?

Michael Paloian  (President, Integrated Design Systems, Inc.)

Rick Puglielli  (President, Promold Plastics)

Albert McGovern  (Director of Mechanical Engineering, Shure Incorporated)

George Wilson  (Senior Program Manager, ARRK Product Development Group USA, Inc.)

Location: 210B

Date: Wednesday, February 12

Time: 8:30 am - 9:30 am

Track: MD&M Conference: Product Development: Effective Strategies for Moving from Engineering to Production

Vault Recording: TBD

This panel discussion will review numerous prototyping options based on advantages and limitations for each. Questions will be presented to a select group of three panelist who have been chosen based on their extensive knowledge and unique perspectives in the industry. It should be noted that prototyping methods for plastic materials will include 3D printing as well as machining, injection molding, fabricating and casting. Panelists will be challenged to answer provocative questions prepared by the moderator who has had extensive experience in all prototyping methods.