October 28-29, 2020

Minneapolis, MN

Meet Over 5,000 Qualified Decision Makers

Design engineers, purchasing managers, and CEOs are coming to PLASTEC Minneapolis, part of the Midwest's largest advanced design and manufacturing event. With sourcing as their #1 objective, more than 5,000 of these potential leads will be on the expo floor to find solutions in:

  • Injection molding
  • Molds, dies & mold components
  • Materials & additives
  • Product design & development
  • Auxiliary equipment

PLASTEC and the shows taking place alongside it – Medical Design & Manufacturing (MD&M), MinnPack, Automation Technology Expo (ATX), and Design & Manufacturing – will showcase more than 500 exhibitors who know this event is the place to meet leads, influencers, and customers. Don't miss it!

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Committed to Qualified Attendance

#1
Attendee Objective
Identify & Source Potential Suppliers/Partners

83%
Decision Makers With
Purchasing Power

Recommend, Specify, or Make
Final Buying Decisions

71%
Active Prospects
Have Projects Planned in
the Next 12 Months

82%
Strong Midwest Attendance
Attendees come from Minnesota and these neighboring states: Illinois, Wisconsin, Michigan, and Iowa


Why Minnesota

  • The state's medtech industry is booming. Minnesota is the second largest medical-device-manufacturing employer in the US, and has increased medtech employment 14% since 2012.
  • Minnesota-based companies earn FDA pre-market approvals more than six months faster than the average.
  • Manufacturing represents the single largest private sector component of Minnesota's GDP, totaling $49.2B or 16% of Minnesota's total GDP in 2017.1
  • In 2018, more than 200,000 people in Minnesota were employed in manufacturing.2
  • Minnesota's manufacturing employment has increased 11% since 2010, with more than 8,300 manufacturers making a range of products.3

Delivering Results for Exhibitors

"This event gathers many suppliers under one roof. It is highly beneficial to understand the capabilities of a wide range of products in a matter of two days' time."
Cory Hoeppner, Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics

"A good resource for keeping up with current and future technological trends."
Scott Brown, Erwin Quarder

Top Attending Companies

  • 3M
  • Boston Scientific
  • HP
  • Kawaski
  • Northrop Grumman
  • Polaris Industries
  • Tesla
  • The Toro Company
  • Trek Bicycle
  • Trelleborg Healthcare

Extend your reach in North America, check out our other shows!

Source:
1 Greater MSP
2 Greater MSP
3 enterpriseminnesota.org/about-us/manufacturing-in-minnesota