The In-Mold Decorating Association is an organization that includes molders, printers, material suppliers and equipment manufacturers who are committed to the development and growth of in-mold decorated 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 in-mold labeled 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.
Dianna Brodine has been involved with the plastics industry for more than 15 years, covering tool building, injection molding, decorating processes and more.
Jeff Peterson has more than 20 years of experience in the plastics industry, with an emphasis on decorating and assembly processes and including work with SPE’s Decorating & Assembly Division.
The IMDA Board of Directors is a group of industry volunteers working to advance the understanding and use of in-mold labeling (IML), in-mold decorating (IMD) and in-mold electronics (IME). Their time and dedication is greatly appreciated.
Bob Travis, InkWorks Printing
Matt Membrino, Netstal Machinery
Scott Tacosik, Kurz
Paul O'Hearn, Profile Plastics
Mike Sansoucy, ARBURG
Jordan Robertson, StackTeck Systems, Ltd.
Mike Licata, YUPO
Taras Konowal, Beck Automation
Keith Farthing, PolyFab Daiho
Jim Naatz, Sussex IM
Erik Johnson, Churchill Container
The IMDA Board of Directors has established two Working Groups to ensure the IMDA is meeting the needs of the IML, IMD and IME industry members – from brand owners and OEMs to product molders, label printers, consumable suppliers and equipment manufacturers.
Focusing on language regarding and promotion of the sustainability/recyclability of in-mold labels and decorated products.
Established to review the association’s Technical Standards and recommend new areas which should be addressed to provide technical guidance to those involved with IML/IMD.
This quarterly print and digital magazine reaches a targeted plastics decorating and assembly audience through its print, digital and mobile editions.
Each magazine is packed with information on decorating techniques for plastics, including pad printing, digital printing, hot stamping, heat transfer, in-mold processes and laser marking. Assembly processes are covered, too, with detailed information on adhesives, ultrasonic welding, laser welding, surface treatment and robotics.
This quarterly enewsletter is sent to more than 1,500 targeted IML/IMD industry members – brand owners, label printers, plastics molders, tool builders and more.
By advertising in the enewsletter, your company gains visibility to a worldwide in-mold audience. Position yourself as a market leader across all aspects of the supply chain. Launching a new product? This is an easy way to notify the IML/IMD community.
Webinars are a good way to share knowledge about processes and technology with the IMDA audience. Webinars are promoted to the entire IMDA email list and advertised on the IMDA website. Webinars are recorded and hosted on the IMDA site for one full year from the original air date.