Open House, Elgin, IL

How automation will add to your bottom line

We are pleased to invite you to our 2019 Open House focusing on automation in an injection molding process. The event will be hosted at our ARBURG Technology Center (ATC) in Elgin, IL on Thursday, May 16th.

Technology Highlights & Live Machine Demonstrations
So much more than just pick and place, come learn how integrated automation can add to your bottom line in your business. Also, come see what it means to work with a full turnkey supplier. Run off your machine, automation and mold all in one spot.


  • 09:15 a.m.: Registration with machine demonstrations
  • 10:00 a.m.: Welcome and Program Overview
  • 10:15 a.m.: Automation starts with Part and Mold design
    Kebo – Ron Cisliek – Manager Kebo North America
  • 10:45 a.m.: Openair-Plasma® - technologies in plastic production processes
    Plasmatreat – Tim Smith - CTO
  • 11:15 a.m.: Cycle time improvements with integrated robot systems
    ARBURG, Inc. – Juergen Giesow – Director of Technology and Engineering
  • 11:45 a.m.: Lunch
  • 01:00 p.m.: Integrated Molding solutions and Turn Key cell for peak efficiency
    ARBURG, Inc. – Venkat Koka – Project Manager
  • 01:30 p.m.: Maximize efficiency with high speed Automation
    HEKUMA - Jan Nietsch – Project Manager
  • 02:00 p.m.: Innovative Advanced Manufacturing
    MGS – Neil Hefter – Technical Engineering Manager
  • 02:30 p.m.: Live machine demonstrations / program conclusion


The event is sponsored by ARBURG and free of charge for registered attendees.
Seats are limited and reservation will be granted on a first come, first serve basis.

R.S.V.P. until May 3rd to
Gisela Leuterer
Phone: (860) 667 7402

2585 Millennium Dr
Elgin, IL 60124
Route map

Thursday, May 16th, 2019