Tijuana Healthcare Seminar 2024


Delivering the Future of Plastics: Technology & Trends in Healthcare

Date: August 28, 2024

Where: Tijuana Marriott Hotel, Tijuana, Mexico

Please join us for our technical seminar where experts will lead the way forward in discussion around trends and technical challenges in healthcare.

Key Topics:

  • Learn the nuances of rheology from plastics educator, David Rose of the American Injection Molding Institute.
  • Learn the latest updates to sustainability technologies for plastics
  • Learn market trends in additives and breathable polymers
  • Learn how different sterilization methods impact polymer properties
  • Learn ways to avoid part failures and improve molding processes from Nexeo Plastics technical experts.

This seminar will bring together industry experts, including our keynote speaker, David Rose, from the American Injection Molding Institute.

Information on how to book your hotel room coming soon.

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Featured Speakers







David Rose
Senior Instructor and Researcher
American Injection Molding Institute

Areas of Expertise:

  • Respected researcher and author
  • 30 years of industry experience showing how the practical application of science can improve decision making
  • New product development
  • Tooling and process development engineering








Bill Rinehart
Senior Application Development Engineer
Nexeo Plastics

Areas of Expertise:

  • Healthcare
  • Injection molding
  • Material science
  • Polymer testing
  • Regulatory compliance/substance management
  • End use management
  • Product validation








Guillermo Rodrigues Trejo
Senior Technical Service Representative, Specialties, Mexico
Nexeo Plastics

Areas of Expertise:

  • Injection molding
  • Materials
  • Product validation
  • New project launch


Preliminary Agenda


   AUGUST 28, 2024

  9:00 AM Registration
  9:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Welcome and Introductions
Lisa Charnogorsky
Nexeo Plastics

  9:45 AM - 10:30 AM


Contributing to a Healthier Planet: Unleash the Power of Sustainable Solutions for Healthcare
Jose Luis Chavez


  10:30 AM - 11:15 AM


Functional Additives and Their Applications for Compounds in Medical Devices
Raphael Delgado


  11:15 AM - 11:30 AM Morning Refreshment Break
  11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

Molding Process Variables
Guillermo Rodriguez Trejo
Nexeo Plastics

  12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Lunch with Nexeo Plastics Speaker, Identifying and Avoiding Material Failures
Bill Rinehart
Nexeo Plastics

  1:15 PM - 2:45 PM

Keynote: Understanding Material Rheology for Better Molding and Design
David Rose
American Injection Molding Institute/Beaumont Technologies

  2:45 PM - 3:00 PM

Afternoon Break

  3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

Sterilization Methods and Medical Plastics Performance in Healthcare

Jose Ortega

SABIC Petrochem

  3:45 PM - 4:30 PM

Breathable Membrane Material Solutions for Molding and Design
Andre Oostelaken

  4:30 PM - 4:45 PM

Closing Remarks

Lisa Charnogorsky

Nexeo Plastics

*Agenda subject to change


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