Want to learn about the most recent advances in extrusion? Interested in seeing newly-developed capabilities on Virtual Molding or watching how mechanical tests are accomplished to determine how polymers perform? How about touring a molding lab that includes a scanning arm for metrology?

If so, please consider joining the North Carolina Manufacturing Extension Partnership (NCMEP) for a tour and networking event at the Polymers Center in Charlotte, North Carolina on June 6, 2017. This will be the sixth event in the 2016–2017 mfgNC Connections educational and networking series.


  • 1:00 – Registration
  • 1:15 – Welcome/Introductions
    Overview of NCMEP by Phil Mintz, Director, NCMEP and Phil Shoemaker, Polymers Center
  • 1:40 – Faculty Overview: Center Staff
    – Materials Testing, Carl Thomas
    – Extrusion, Tom McHoull
  • 2:15 – Manufacturers Roundtable Discussions and Networking
  • 3:00 – Tours
    – Polymers Center, Extrusion, Testing, & Molding

A short presentation and roundtable discussion will be held at the facility with a tour to immediately follow. Please register by May 30 and join us to hear more about the Center’s success story.


Register for the Event