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Plastics Technology Certificate


As in most disciplines, cost savings play an important role in plastics engineering – position yourself to be a valuable and economical asset to your organization.  Individual courses may be taken without pursuit of the certificate.

Earn the certificate by completing nine or more days of related courses in as little as 18 months (not to exceed three years).

In addition, any one of the tolerancing courses may be applied toward this certificate.

  Core Courses  

Designing Plastic Parts for the Injection Molding Process

Mon. & Tue. Nov. 2-3

Mon. & Tue. May 16-17, 2016

Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing

Wed.-Fri., Sept. 23-25

Wed., Mar. 16-18, 2016

Plastic Injection Mold Design Advanced

Thu. & Fri. Oct. 22-23

Thu. & Fri. Apr. 28-29, 2016

Plastic Injection Mold Design Basics

Mon.-Wed. Oct. 19-21

Mon.-Wed. Apr. 25-27, 2016

Plastic Part Failure: Analysis, Design & Prevention

Mon.-Wed., Oct. 12-14

Silicone Elastomers Technology and Fabrication

Tue.-Fri. Feb. 2-5, 2016

Simply Snap-Fits: Developing World-Class Snap-Fit Attachments

Mon. & Tue. Sept. 21-22

  Dates To Be Announced  
The Essentials of Silicone Elastomers
For more information, contact:
Marcia Gabriel,, 414-227-3378
Murali Vedula,, 414-227-3121


Fall 2015 Plastics Engineering Brochure
Plastics Brochure
Or download the pdf

Plastics Technology Certificate
Fall 2014
Congratulations to

Shayna Begay
Bruce Comer
Tejas Dhyani
Brian Ecklund

for receiving UWM's Plastics Technology Certificate.