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Announcing TechXellence — a 2023 Training Summit

by Torsten Kruse

Joining forces, Arburg, Turner Group, and Kruse Training have gathered a distinguished panel of experts to evaluate and deliberate on crucial strategies for sustaining our industry’s prosperity. Central to this endeavor is the requirement for a substantial influx of skilled team members. Seize the opportunity at the 2023 Training Summit to gain valuable insights and play an active role in tackling one of our industry’s foremost challenges. Register here.


Unlock your new team members potential: Discover the latest advancements and techniques in injection molding training, where innovation meets hands-on learning.

Connect and Collaborate: Network with industry-leading experts, seasoned professionals, and fellow attendees, all under one roof. Engage in thought-provoking panel discussions and gain insights from influential speakers who will share their knowledge and experiences.

Stay Ahead of the Curve: Our distinguished lineup of speakers will guide you through cutting-edge practices, emerging technologies, and industry best practices. Be at the forefront of molding trends, gain insights into automation and digitalization, and acquire the skills needed to address the challenges of tomorrow.

Hands-on Workshops: Experience a variety of innovative molding machine-integrated technologies during our workshops. Learn how to maintain state-of-the-art machinery, master the nuances of troubleshooting, and refine your techniques with real-world case studies.

Virtual Reality Training: VR is becoming more mainstream and popular in various industries. It offers the opportunity for students to learn and improve their skills in a safe and controlled environment. The Training Summit provides an opportunity for you to experience injection molding VR and delve into what the future of training technology looks like for our industry. 

DateTuesday, September 26th , 2023
Arburg Tech Center
51 Doppler, Irvine, CA 92630

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9:00am: Registration

9:30am: State-of-the-Industry and Call-to-Action (Arburg, Inc., Martin Baumann)

9:50am: Training — Attract, Train, Retain (Kruse Training, Torsten Kruse)

10:20am: The Role of the Machine for Training (Arburg, Inc., Kai Wender)

10:50am: Smart Machines / Smart People (Panel Discussion)

11:40am: Demos:

  • 3D Dynamic Visualization (CDS Visual, Aron Smith)
  • VR in Molding (Kruse Training, Torsten Kruse)

12:30pm: Lunch and Networking

1:30pm: Accessing the Youth (Panel Discussion)

2:15pm: Future of the Workforce (Panel Discussion)

3:00pm: Demo in the Showroom

3:45pm: Wrap-up and Networking

Register here

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