Thermoforming 101 Seminar (Thursday, November 6th, 2014)

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Sign Up For Our Thermoforming Seminar

Our next free “Thermoforming 101” seminar date is fast approaching ! We will be meeting on Thursday November 6 at the Hampton Inn in Brampton, Ontario for the morning, followed by a Plant Tour at our facility in the afternoon (Shepherd is located across the street from the hotel, see map at the bottom of the page). 
Please RSVP or if you have any questions.  Feel free to contact Simon Mangos at 905-459-4545 ext 233 or Brenda Silveira at 905-459-4545 ext 225.  Click here if you want to sign up online.

 

We are looking forward to seeing you at this complimentary, no obligations event on November 6th.Shepherd Seminar 2013 (4 of 10) (1)
Program
 
10:00 a.m.
Light refreshments and introductions
10:15 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Presentations by Simon Mangos.·What are the different methods used in the plastics industry and Materials for Thermoforming.
·“What exactly is Thermoforming” a 6 minute DVD overview of Shepherd Thermoforming’s facility and processes.

Types of forming

 

·The Processes used in the Industry
A visual presentation and detailed account of the various forming and trimming machines used today along with typical post packaging applications.

Design

 

·Part Design and Prototyping
A look at part or package design features such as living hinges, snap features and positive vs negative forming.  Also we will review using CAD, prototype tooling and sample making.

Tooling

 

·Production Tooling
A review of tooling options that can be used and how molds and trim dies are made

Materials

 

·Materials for Thermoforming

An over-view of the types of material used in Thermoforming, with a focus on eco-friendly material options and the impact these are having on the recycling process.

 

·Post Thermoforming
Operations like heat sealing, Heat welding and other tamper-proofing methods. Also an update in the plastics market and perception.

12:00 p.m.- 12:45 p.m.
Light Lunch
1:00 p.m.- 2:00 p.mShepherd Building Picture
Tour of Shepherd’s Plant
·A guided tour of all the Engineering and Manufacturing operations performed at Shepherd’s 5 Abacus Rd. building.Hotel information:
Hampton Inn
by Hilton Toronto/Brampton, Ontario
8710 The Gore Road, Brampton, Ontario, L6P 0B1 TEL: 1-905-488-4888
Email: david.aucoin@hilton.com
Both facilities are just 15 minutes from Toronto Pearson International Airport.

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