What Is IMDA?

The In-Mold Decorating Association offers you membership in an organization of molders, printers, material suppliers and equipment manufacturers committed to the development and growth of in-mold decorating products, technologies and markets. 
IMDA enhances and supports your business by raising the level of awareness and acceptance of in-mold decorated durable products and packaging by OEMs, brand owners and marketers. IMDA serves your business by integrating the interests of the entire IML and IMD supply chain through its promotional and educational programs.

IMDA Events

2018 UPCOMING EVENTS

IMDA AWARDS COMPETITION BEGINS FEBRUARY 1, 2018 
Begin getting ready by following these simple steps

Choose item(s) to submit
Get Brand Owners permission
Gather 3 label samples for each item
Complete the entry form
Send entry, documentation and fees to IMDA starting February 1 or later
For complete information click here  


NPE 2018 INTERNATIONAL PLASTICS SHOWCASE

Visit IMDA at NPE 2018, May 7 - 11, 2018 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida, USA. 
IMDA corporate members will be there to greet you and answer questions you may have about in-mold labeling and in-mold decorating. 
On display will be the winning entries from the 2017 IMDA Awards Competition plus many other interesting in-mold labeled packages (IML) and in-mold decorated durable products (IMD) for you to examine and admire.

GET DOWN, GET DIRTY, GET THERE!

LIVE IML/IMD DEMONSTRATIONS   
Get down to San Diego for the 2018 IMDA Symposium, November 11-13, 2018.  Where you will experience the IMDA Symposium and our LIVE DEMONSTRATIONS of IMD at Distinctive Plastics, a state-of-the-art injection molder! You will learn so much more when you can "get your hands dirty" and
see IMD in action!  It all comes together at the beautiful Rancho Bernardo Inn and Spa.
GET THERE, NOVEMBER 2018!


2018 PACK EXPO INTERNATIONAL 

Visit the IMDA booth to say hello at the 2018 PACK EXPO International, October 14 - 17, 2018 at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL
IMDA members will be there to greet you and discuss questions you may have about in-mold labeling and in-mold decorating.
On display will be the winning entries from the 2018 IMDA Awards Competition plus many other interesting in-mold labeled packages (IML) and in-mold decorated durable products (IMD) for you to examine and admire.
The winners of the 2018 IMDA Awards Competition will also be displayed in The Showcase of Packaging Innovations®, sponsored by The Dow Chemical Company.  

 

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WE ARE IMDA ... "We supply since 1990 die-cutting machines for cutting in-mold label. Introducing new technologies in the market requests a lot of efforts and networking. With IMDA we have an organization doing a great job in promoting the latest IML technology to North America. I enjoy working with them as they have a solid expertise and big knowledge of the market. They are close to the complete supply chain. This allows us also to share and exchange experiences and build a good network"  Thank you again for your ongoing efforts. 
Reto Frei, Area Sales Manager Berhalter AG

IMDA AWARDS COMPETITION NOW A WPO RECOGNIZED COMPETITION
The In-Mold Decorating Association is honored to announce that its annual IMDA Awards Competition has received recognition by the World Packaging Organization (WPO). Click here for more information.

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