Presentation on materials
What: Polyurethane Manufacturers Association (PMA) Processing Techniques Seminar
When and where: May 8, 2010, Las Vegas Harrah's Casino
Details: Jeff Means, technical service representative for LORD Corp., will present a whitepaper prior to the annual PMA meeting being held May 9 to 11. The presentation will cover adhesives for bonding polyurethane.
Check it out: pmahome.org/AnnualMeeting.aspx
Control and sensing training
What: Omron control courses
When and where: This is an ongoing series; seminars will be held in Schaumburg, Ill., near Chicago O'Hare airport
Details: Omron Electronics LLC offers courses covering programmable logic controller (PLC) programming and advanced sensor and vision systems. Attendees can complete PLC programming basics and intermediate-level courses in five days. The intensive hands-on courses present automation challenges typically encountered in plant operations to prepare students to design, use, and troubleshoot systems efficiently. Students use Omron's CX-One automation software.
Check it out: omron247.com
International Manufacturing Technology Show
When and where: September 13 to 18, 2010, Chicago's McCormick Place
Details: A keynote luncheon will feature speakers from aerospace, automotive, energy, and medical manufacturing industries. A roundtable panel discussion will conclude the luncheon, held from 12 to 3 p.m. in McCormick's West building. IMTS attendees registered for a conference session will be admitted. Conferences (September 14 to 17) will focus on engineering, machining technology, alternative manufacturing processes, and energy efficiency.
Check it out: imts.com