Moldex3D Users’ Meeting – North America: Industry 4.0 Smart Design and Manufacturing

  • Date:Apr 25, 2019 - Apr 26, 2019
  • Location: Plymouth, MI, USA


Moldex3D Users’ Meeting – North America: Industry 4.0 Smart Design and Manufacturing

Thank you to everyone who attended Moldex3D Users’ Meeting (MUM) 2019 in Plymouth, Michigan, April 25-26, 2019 and made it a great success. Attended by over 200 industry professionals, the content-packed two-day conference featured 20 industry experts discussing the latest developments and best practices in plastics molding simulation. Participants were able to take a deep dive into Moldex3D simulation technology with interactive workshops and interact with exhibitors and like-minded peers. We certainly hope that MUM19 has been all that you expected it to be and provided you with the fresh ideas, insight and knowledge you need to achieve success in your design and manufacturing. And another special thank you to our amazing speakers and sponsors. This event would not have been successful without your support. See you all next year!

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Moldex3D Users’ Meeting – North America: Industry 4.0 Smart Design and Manufacturing

Taking place at The Inn at St. John’s in Plymouth, Michigan, the Moldex3D Users’ Meeting- North America 2019 is a two-day conference aiming to bring together top executives, designers, engineers, and partners involved in the plastics community to explore the role of simulation in Industry 4.0, and to share how smart simulation technologies will shape the future of design and manufacturing. In addition to the user conference on April 25, we will host a hands-on training and live demo workshop on April 26 to provide you with an unique opportunity to go in-depth with Moldex3D’s simulation solutions. All current non-user workshop attendees will receive a 1-month trial license. Join Moldex3D users, experts and other industry peers to begin your journey towards smart design and manufacturing. 

Why Attend?

  • Get inspired and hear from pioneering leaders in the plastics industry on the latest trends and insights into smart design and manufacturing
  • Learn best practices and strategies in plastics molding simulation directly from Moldex3D users
  • Get an inside look into the Moldex3D’s product roadmap and vision and find out the latest innovations powering Moldex3D R17
  • Meet and network with 200+ forward-thinking and innovative industry peers



Day 1 – Main Conference – Thursday, April 25, 2019 | Grande Ballroom

8:00 – 9:00 Breakfast/Registration  
9:00 – 9:25 Industry 4.0: Moldex3D R17 Highlights and Solution for Industry 4.0 Moldex3D N.A.
9:25 – 9:50 Warpage and Temperature Validation on Injection Molded Polypropylene Parts Ford Motor Company
9:50 – 10:15 A Real Case Study of Mold Windage Through Moldex3D Simulation MGS Manufacturing Group, Inc.
10:15 – 10:40 Simulation vs. Reality: A Polymers Center Case Study Polymers Center of Excellence
10:40 – 10:55 Break  
10:55 – 11:20 Industry 4.0: Process Transfer with Moldex3D Simulation for Smart Manufacturing RJG, Inc.
11:20 – 11:45 Moldex3D Utilization for Conformal Cooling and Warp Analysis Denso Corporation
11:45 – 12:10 The Need for Fiber Induced Anisotropic Flow Model – Experimental Evidence Purdue University
12:10 – 1:10 Lunch  
1:10 – 1:35 Industry 4.0: Effective DFM on the Journey of Injection Molding 4.0 Suzhou CM Technology Company, Ltd. 
1:35 – 2:00 A Study of Flow Induced Surface Defect – Experiment and Simulation The Procter & Gamble Company
2:00 – 2:25 How to Calculate and Cut Correct Shrink into Your Tool Using Moldex3D EPS FloTek
2:25 – 2:50 Adaptive Injection Molding on the Green Curve iMFLUX
2:50 – 3:00 Break  
3:00 – 3:25 Industry 4.0: Arburg Machines Getting Smarter with Industry 4.0 Integration Arburg, Inc.
3:25 – 3:50 A Real Case Study of Cooling Channel CFD Analysis Moldex3D N.A.
3:50 – 4:15 A Robust, Fast and Easy Way to Integrate Manufacturing Effects Into FEA e-Xstream Engineering, LLC.
4:15 – 4:40 The Use of Moldex3D to Corroborate Advanced Simulation Results with Custom
Injection Molding of a High Precision, Glass Filled Medical Component
Shadow Polymer Industries, Inc.
4:40 – 5:00 Q & A  
5:00 Cocktails & Networking  


Day 2 – Workshop Day – Friday, April 26, 2019

SESSION 1: Advanced Workshop (Recommended for Current Users) | Nazareth Room

8:30 – 9:00 Registration  
9:00 – 9:30 Selected Advanced Topics of Moldex3D R17 Moldex3D N.A.
9:30 – 10:15 Moldex3D’s Foaming Simulation Capabilities – Application and Validation Moldex3D N.A.
10:15 – 10:30 Break  
10:30 – 11:00 Moldex3D Studio: What’s New and Next in Moldex3D Pre- and Post-processing Moldex3D N.A.
11:00 – 11:30 Advanced Online Learning Strategies for the Injection Molding Industry Kruse Training, Inc.
11:30 – 12:00 Q & A  

SESSION 2: Hands-On Workshop | Galilee Room

7:30 – 8:30 Software Installation Helpdesk/Registration  
8:30 – 9:00 Breakfast  
9:00 – 10:15 Moldex3D CADdoctor
– Using Auto-Heal to convert models from CAD to Moldex3D
Moldex3D Designer BLM
– Import model, create customized gating layout, and specify cooling system
– Understand Boundary Layer Mesh (BLM) technology and generate BLM mesh using Meshing best practices
Moldex3D N.A.
10:15 – 10:30 Break  
10:30 – 12:00 Moldex3D Project
– Create a simulation Project
– Select a material from the Moldex3D Material Database
– Define process setting and analysis sequence
Result Interpretation
– F P C W result interpretation overview
– Analysis tools to assist in analyzing results
Moldex3D N.A.






The Inn at St. John’s
44045 Five Mile Rd., Plymouth, MI 48170 (Click here for a map.)

Day 1 – Conference will be held at the Grande Ballroom located at the rear end of the property. Ample space is provided at the Grand Ballroom Parking area.

Day 2 –  Workshop will take place inside the Nazareth Room and the Galilee Ballroom.  You may park in the front and proceed thru the Conference Center Entrance. (View Floor Plan).


Special Hotel Rates

We also have reserved a limited number of rooms for guests needing accommodation at $159 per night. Please book directly before April 15 thru The Inn at St. John’s at 734-414-0600. Reference Moldex3D.



Justin Guth
T: 248-946-4570 ext. 329


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