Plastic Powertrain Parts 2018

Design, material and process developments

Date: June 7, 2018

Venue: The Baronette Renaissance Detroit-Novi Hotel. 27790 Novi Road, Novi, MI 48377.

On June 7, 2018, The ITB Group’s annual Plastic Powertrain Parts conference will provide a stage for industry experts to discuss and showcase the latest technologies and trends that are shaping plastic powertrain and under-hood components. Emission reduction, component design, modeling advancements, new materials and process innovations are key to successful developments. Leaders from key tier suppliers, material suppliers and OEMs will convene to leverage the conference scope, take part in business development opportunities and gain exposure to potential customers in the adjacent exhibit hall.

The 2018 program agenda is being organized so plan now to participate and support our leading event as a presenter, sponsor and/or exhibitor.  Click the links on the right for complete details and contact Mr. Bryan Eldredge, Program Manager – Conferences if you have any questions.

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Dr. Joel Kopinsky
Managing Director - The ITB Group

Dr. Joel Kopinsky

Dr. Kopinsky (Ph.D. Chemical Engineering and MBA) is responsible for The ITB Group’s consulting assignments in energy storage, vehicle emissions, plastic engine parts and glazing systems. Over the past 25 years he has completed a variety of strategic and technical feasibility consulting projects for leading suppliers, OEMs and investment banks in North America, Europe and Asia. In addition, he has completed numerous multiclient reports concerned with energy storage, glazing and powertrain technologies. In the 1980’s, Dr. Kopinsky worked at the General Motors Research Labs followed by the completion of his MBA at Columbia University. On the side, Dr. Kopinsky is an avid clarinetist and long-haul hiker.