Blow Molding Institute of America Training Seminars
HANDS ON TRAINING WITH RUNNING MACHINERY, SMALL CLASS SIZE, PERSONAL ATTENTION
COMBINING THE BEST OF CLASSROOM TRAINING WITH MACHINE-SIDE DEMONSTRATIONS
The Institute offers a curriculum taught by leading experts in the blow molding industry. The course will include running machines, both accumulator and continuous extrusion machines for training and problem solving. Attendees increase their knowledge and thus profitability of their respective companies. Upon completion of four seminars you will obtain a certificate of:
Master Blow Molder™
Programmer Essentials – Worried about snapping off a mandrel? We explain the mysteries of programming and teach you to calibrate the system.
Process Optimization with Machine Hours Costing – Use the principles of machine-hour costing to determine and rank rental income.
Capturing Operating or Up-time – Still entering downtime manually? How about lost hours in set up? Learn how to wire it to the auto-cycle.
Machine Selection Parameter – Calculate required die size from part dimensions, estimate required clamp tonnage, and ease of mold change.
Polyethylene Material Basics. – Learn the three parameters of HDPE and how they affect part and processing.
Process Troubleshooting – Causes and remedies of commonly encountered problems molding with HDPE, such as weak pinch, tail length variation, poor finish and melt fracture.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
- Mold Designers and Builders
- Maintenance Personnel
- Plant Managers
- Set up Personnel
|Bob DeLong – Fellow of SPE, Lifetime Achievement award – Blowmolding Division, over 50 years’ experience in all aspects of blow molding; plant management, resin development, machinery, marketing, troubleshooting and teaching. Patents and publications. Last 15 years in technical consulting at Solvay Polymers.|
|Bob Jackson – Founder and President, Jackson Machinery, Machinery Designer and Builder of blow molding machines, Product Development, Engineer, member and former Chairman, SPE Blow Molding Division Board of Directors. Recipient of SPE Lifetime Achievement Award in 2016|
|Scott Brunke – Vice President of Engineering at JMI, Over 50 years in the blow molding industry. Machine & Mold designer, builder and patent holder. Founder of B&G Industries, Scott Industries, Unity Plastic Systems and Caliber Industries|
|David Calderone – President of Alternative 4 Plastics LLC consulting, Over 50 years of Blow Molding experience. Co-owner in a fast-growing business in personal care/medical containers, managed our three-facility operation. Medical projects with J & J, Corning: Cosmetic companies Victoria’s Secret, Bath & Body Works. Designed two greenfield plants and started them up. Served on the SPE Blow Molding Division Board of Directors and held a Chair position for the Division’s Education and Training Committee.|