Sign up for the Thermoforming Seminar.
Our next free “Thermoforming 101” seminar date is fast approaching! We will be meeting Tuesday, October 23rd at the Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites in the The Vaughan West II conference room for the morning, followed by a Plant Tour at our facility in the afternoon (Shepherd is located just a few minutes away from the hotel, see map at the bottom of the post).
Please RSVP or if you have any questions. Feel free to contact Todd Shepherd (firstname.lastname@example.org) at 905-459-4545 ext 232 or Brenda Silveira (email@example.com) at 905-459-4545 ext 225. Click here to sign up online.
We are looking forward to seeing you at this complimentary, no obligations event.
Light refreshments and introductions
10:15 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Presentations by Todd Shepherd
·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.
·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.
·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.
A review of tooling options that can be used and how molds and trim dies are made
·Materials for Thermoforming
An over-view of the types of material used in Thermoforming, with a focus on sustainability options and the impact these are having on the recycling process.
Operations like heat sealing, RF welding and other tamper-proofing methods and update you in the plastics market and perception.
12:00 p.m.- 12:45 p.m.
1:00 p.m.- 2:00 p.m
Tour of Shepherd’s Plant
·A guided tour of all the Engineering and Manufacturing operations performed at Shepherd’s 5 Abacus Rd. building.