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PTXPO will take place
March 29-31, 2022, at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, ll. After 2022, the show will be scheduled every spring, but will not take place during NPE years.



The Plastics Technology Expo is a trade show created to connect the entire North American plastics market under one roof. PTXPO features a robust, pavilioned exhibit hall, free education, and countless networking opportunities. 



The Midwest is the hub of plastics manufacturing and PTXPO is excited to be the first major industry event in the area since 2009.


Our research revealed that plastics processors are eager to reconnect in this thriving region to do business face-to-face. 

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Who should attend PTXPO? 

Plastics manufacturing professionals from the shop floor to the front office will attend PTXPO. If you’re involved or interested in any of the following, PTXPO is for you! 

  • Injection & Blow Molding

  • MoldMaking 

  • 3D Printing

  • Auxiliary Equipment

  • Recycling

  • Extrusion & Thermoforming

  • Materials

MyPTXPO Planner

Create a MyPTXPO Planner! 

Save time onsite by creating a personalized PTXPO schedule in advance. Find exhibitors to visit, education sessions to attend and create a meeting schedule with this easy-to-use tool. Anything you add will be accessible through the PTXPO mobile app too! 

What are the benefits
of creating a planner? 

  • Create a personalized show experience  

  • Save time on the show floor by focusing your approach  

  • Organize your appointments all in one place  

  • Compile a must-see list of exhibitors and bring it with you to the show  

  • Organize show-related activities using the Events Calendar  

  • Print a map of the show floor highlighting the booths you plan to visit, or download the official PTXPO Mobile App to sync your agenda to your phone (Coming Soon!) 

5 Things You’ll Find at PTXPO

Chicago is the third largest city in the U.S.

Illinois is the 4th largest manufacturing state in the U.S. 


Chicago’s economy ranks 17th in the world.


There are 4,300+ firms that manufacture plastics, rubber, and metals in the state.

290,000+ Illinois workers are employed in advanced manufacturing

10% of the Illinois workforce is employed in manufacturing



How do I attend? 

Registration for PTXPO will open soon! Complete the contact form below to stay up to date on all the latest PTXPO news! 

Floor space is filling up fast, secure your spot on the PTXPO show floor today! Contact our team or visit our Exhibit page to start your PTXPO journey. 

You can find the full list of exhibiting companies here or search our interactive floorplan

How do I exhibit?

Who's Exhibiting?

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