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SPE Screw Design Conference Highlights
June 11-12, 2024
The Polymers Center, Charlotte, NC
It’s a workshop, not a conference!
Learn how to compound and process a wide range of bioplastic formulations.
Space is limited, we suggest you register ASAP. Previous workshops have sold out.
Leistritz Extrusion will host the 2nd Annual Bioplastics Twin Screw Extrusion Workshop June 11-12, 2024 at The Polymers Center in Charlotte, NC.  A unique facet of this program is that classroom sessions are supplemented by interactive “hands-on” extrusion demonstrations, as well as screw assembly, equipment cleaning and maintenance procedures.

Program Agenda

This program is subject to change.
Tuesday, June 11, 2024

Day One

Classroom Sessions - 8:30am
  • Twin Screw Extrusion Theory, Tips, Test Results and Scale-
    up for Bioplastics, Charlie Martin, Leistritz Extrusion
  • Feeding Systems, Screw Design Functionalities and Case
    Studies, Brian Haight, Leistritz Extrusion
  • Best Practice Preventative Maintenance and Operational
    Procedures for your Extruder, Bill Novak, Leistritz Extrusion
  • Reactive Extrusion and Devolatilization, Rob Jerman, Extrusion Technology and Innovations
  • Pelletizing Systems Overview, Juerg Hassler, Polymers Center
  • Die and Downstream Equipment for Film, Sheet, Pipe,
    Tubing and Co-extrusion, Brian Haight, Leistritz Extrusion
Reception and Dinner
Wednesday, June 12, 2024

Day Two

Hands-On Sessions - 8:30am
  • Screw Design Assembly and Extrusion Demonstrations
  • Tour of Polymers Center
  • One-on-one Meetings
  • Adjourn 3pm
The Polymers Technology Center
The Polymers Center utilizes a wide range of extrusion and compounding equipment and offers both compounding and research services, including both single and twin-screw extruders for lab-scale to full-scale production. Analytical equipment and cast and blown film lines are also available.  

Workshop REGISTRATION Fee $980

Space is limited

Register Today!

A confirmation with hotel and logistical information will follow registration.
ALTERNATIVE PAYMENT: ACH, Wire Transfer or for Customized Invoice contact:
Gina Maiorelli, +1-908-685-2333 x610, email: gina@leistritz-extrusion.com

Corporate Sponsors

Thanks to our corporate sponsors for helping to make this event possible.