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Paulson ProMolder 1 

Good to know: We offer a few select seminars online in a virtual classroom format. Check the schedule to see available dates.

This injection molding seminar is specifically designed to teach new or experienced molders the fundamental principles of scientific injection molding. If you are looking to gain a thorough understanding of injection molding as a scientific process, this highly acclaimed seminar is for you.

Ask us about the option to register for our new online virtual classroom presented live by our expert instructors.

There are no pre-requisites for Paulson ProMolder 1. You will learn everything you need to know at the seminar. In addition, successful completion of ProMolder 1 will prepare you to take the Paulson ProMolder 2 qualifying test.  A post-seminar certification test is given at the end of the 4th day. 

Certification: Paulson Training Programs has an excellent reputation for developing highly qualified injection molding personnel who are sought after by the industry. To maintain this quality we test each student at the end of the course with a written exam. Grades 86% and above will earn a Gold Certificate of Achievement; 75% – 85% a Silver Certificate of Achievement; those achieving a 70% – 74% will receive a Blue certificate and all others earn a Certificate of Attendance.

Special note: Select ProMolder 1 seminars taught in Spanish.

Topics covered in the ProMolder 1 Seminar include:

  • Molding Economics
  • What are Plastics?
  • The Molding Machine
  • Molding from the Plastic’s Point of View
  • Mold Fundamentals
  • Machine Operating Controls
  • Molded Part Defects – Causes & Solutions
  • Injection Molding Simulation with SimTech

Now Incorporating SimTech™ Injection Molding Classroom Challenges!

Test your molding skill during your ProMolder 1 class with the world’s most advanced injection molding simulator SimTech™. Paulson’s proprietary online injection molding simulator is integrated into each ProMolder 1 class giving you the opportunity to immediately test your knowledge of plastics processing and a chance to compete against your fellow attendees. You’ll mold parts, solve part problems, and work through various molding scenarios all on Paulson’s unique online injection molding machine simulator. Plus! Check your ranking on the leaderboard. Will you rank at the top of the class? Learning molding has never been this much fun!

Tuition: $1,795*

*Discounts available: Any company sending multiple attendees from one company to the same class is eligible for $100 off for every additional person from the company who attends.

Technicians, Setup, Quality Personnel and anyone with a need to improve their skill and understanding of injection molding. The Paulson ProMolder 1 Injection Molding Seminar is 4 full days  in the classroom including actual hands-on machine time during the 4th day. We added the 4th day in 2013 and it has proven to be very well received by attendees. The injection molding machine demonstration reviews basic machine operation using Paulson’s SimTech simulator or an injection molding machine.

None. There will be a short pre-assessment quiz before the class begins.

Paulson Training Programs reserves the right to cancel a class due to insufficient enrollment by providing notice to customers at least seven calendar days prior to the class start date. At which time the customer can elect to receive a full refund of paid registration fees (travel expenses are the responsibility of individual or sponsoring company) or transfer to a future scheduled class. In the event a customer needs to cancel, a notification letter must be received by Paulson Training Programs 30 or more days prior to the start of the registered class for a 100% refund, less a $15 processing fee. For cancellation of 22-29 days prior to the start of class a 50% refund will be issued and 21 or fewer days notice will result in no refund. Additional registration and cancellation terms are explained in more detail in the registration packet supplied upon final registration.

Available ProMolder 1 Dates

ProMolder 1

June 10, 2024 to June 13, 2024
MGS Mfg. Group – Germantown, WI
W188 N11707 Maple Road Germantown, WI 53022
1-800-826-1901 ProMolder 1

ProMolder 1

July 22, 2024 to July 25, 2024
Virtual Online Classroom 1-800-826-1901 ProMolder 1

ProMolder 1

August 20, 2024 to August 23, 2024
Shibaura Machine Company – Chicago, IL
755 Greenleaf Avenue Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
1-800-826-1901 ProMolder 1

ProMolder 1

October 15, 2024 to October 18, 2024
Arburg – Rocky Hill, CT
644 West Street Rocky Hill, CT 06067
1-800-826-1901 ProMolder 1

ProMolder 1

November 12, 2024 to November 15, 2024
Virtual Online Classroom 1-800-826-1901 ProMolder 1

ProMolder 1

December 3, 2024 to December 6, 2024
Virtual Online Classroom 1-800-826-1901 ProMolder 1

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