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Plastics Technology


Our instructors for plastics technology courses are "practitioners who use what they teach" and fully understand your learning needs.

You can earn a UWM Plastics Technology Certificate if you attend nine or more days of plastics-related courses within three-years.

Plastics Technology Certificate

Designing Plastic Parts for the Injection Molding Process

Mon. & Tue. Nov. 2-3

Mon. & Tue. May 16-17, 2016

Innovation: A Leadership Game Changer (formerly You Can Learn to be Creative)

Fri., Oct. 23

Fri., Apr. 15, 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

Rubber Extrusion Technology

Wed. Apr. 27-Fri. Apr. 29

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

  Related Areas  
WiSE (Women in Science & Engineering)
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.

About our Instructors
Our instructors are "practitioners who use what they teach" and fully understand and relate to your learning needs.