College, Society of Plastics Engineers to Host Extrusion Conference

Published 09.23.2009

Polymer Engineering

The Society of Plastics Engineers and Pennsylvania College of Technology will host an SPE Extrusion Minitec at the college on Oct. 22.

The "mini technical conference" will benefit engineers, operators and managers. The one-day seminar includes eight presentations on a variety of single- and twin-screw extrusion technologies and will be followed by extrusion-machinery demonstrations in the college's process laboratories.

Among the presenters are Kirk M. Cantor, professor of plastics and polymer technology at Penn College, and several members of the SPE Extrusion Division Board.

The event also includes corporate displays, lunch and a networking reception. Advance registration is available through Oct. 8 at $125. Registration after Oct. 8 is $175. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to SPE scholarships.

To learn more about the conference, visit online .

To learn more about plastics and polymer technology and other academic programs offered by the School of Industrial and Engineering Technologies at Penn College, visit on the Web or call 570-327-4520.

For general information about the college, visit online , e-mail or call toll-free 800-367-9222.