IDSA International Conference 2016: Making Things Happen | Exhibitor Preview Guide


Make sure to plan to visit the Design Gallery and meet the companies exhibiting this year. Here’s who you will see in Detroit!


ACME Design
Booth 221

When you are a kid, everything is possible: Acme Design still believes that. Models, prototypes, props and displays; from the latest technology to classic hand fabrication techniques, let us help to make your vision real. 


Booth 230

ALLJACK is a one stop shop, we make ideas into reality.

Appearance Prototype – Mechanical function model – EE support – Small volume support – Full & Sub Assembling – Full Production – CNC / Tooling house 2in1

+ 886 2 2290-0555
#123 No.71, Wuquan 7th Rd.
Wugu Dist., New Taipei City 248

Americhem Inc
Booth 137

Americhem Group is a world-class manufacturer of color and additive masterbatches and compounds for the polymer and synthetic fibers industries. Let us help you solve your toughest challenges.

2000 Americhem Way,
Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221
Phone: 330-929-3125 Ext 1363

Ampacet Corporation
Booth 326

Ampacet Corporation delivers colors, special effects and functional additive masterbatches for polymers. The company works closely with customer design and development teams to provide product differentiation that resonates with consumers.

Loren Flaharty, Strategic Business Manager
(913) 526-2796

Booth 224

The future of making things will be dramatically different than today's, driven by disruption in the way we live, work, communicate, and produce & consume products. Already, new products are coming to market in new ways – and that trend is accelerating. We're working with customers to help level the playing field by taking advantage of the new means of technology and manufacturing - we're enabling disruption.

Case Western University
Booth 135

Developing transformational ideas and leaders for the advancement of business and society.

Deborah L. Bibb
Assistant Dean, Admissions
Weatherhead School of Management
Case Western Reserve University
(216) 368-6702

Booth 330

With over 100 sites in 30 countries and 200,000 professionals at the ready,  Flex helps companies build their future in the Age of Intelligence™ through sketch-to-scale™ solutions.

Booth 131

Luxion is the maker of KeyShot. Addressing the visualization needs of designers, engineers, marketing professionals, photographers and CG specialists, KeyShot breaks down the complexity of creating photographic images and animations from 3D digital data.

15143 Woodlawn Ave.
Tustin, CA 92780
Main: (949) 274-8871
Sales: (949) 274-7414
Fax: (949) 266-9523

Material ConneXion
Booth 320

Material ConneXion is the world’s leader in material innovation and the trusted advisor to Fortune 500 companies, forward-thinking agencies and government entities seeking a creative, competitive or sustainable edge.

1271 Avenue of the Americas
Fl. 17
New York, NY 10020
Tel: +1 212 842 2050

Model Solution
Booth 334

Laird’s Model Solution and LSR product development businesses are trusted partners who provide the highest quality design, prototyping, and build services with specialization in consumer, wireless, wearables, and IoT electronics. 

Models Plus Inc.
Booth 238

Building HIGH quality models for over 20 years!  Stop by Booth # 238 to check out our latest work!

Jared Fogel

Nissha USA, Inc
Booth 235

Nissha is leading company of CMF design for Automotive, Appliance and Consumer Electronics by signature technology of IMD/IML which offers the most versatile and cost effective plastic surface design.

Kazunori (Kaz) Oki
1 Broadway, 14th Floor
Cambridge , MA, 02142

Booth 227

Pantone Colors the world with possibility; Pantone Plastic chips are the most comprehensive tool for managing palette development, color communication and production of plastic products.   Visit us at booth #227
Matt McDowell

Booth 127

PolyOne provides specialized polymer materials and services. We are dedicated to serving customers in diverse industries around the globe, by creating value through collaboration, innovation and unwavering commitment to excellence.

Renner Otto
Booth 236

If a picture is worth a thousand words, then product design speaks volumes. Renner Otto’s intellectual property attorneys understand this and are here to help secure and protect your work.

1621 Euclid Ave., Floor 19
Cleveland, Ohio 44115 U.S.A.

Roto Made Local
Booth 220

Rotational molding is a manufacturing process for beautiful hollow plastic commercial and industrial products ranging from medical masks to kayaks to massive water tanks. Visit our booth to learn why rotomolded products are less likely to be manufactured overseas and how local rotomolders can help bring your product to market.

solidThinking, Inc.
Booth 322

Evolve is a 3D Hybrid Modeling and Rendering environment that enables industrial designers to evaluate, research and visualize designs faster than ever before. Evolve runs on both Mac OS X and Windows. 

1820 E. Big Beaver Road
Troy, MI 48073

SPE Thermoforming Division 
Booth 219

We facilitate the advancement of thermoforming technologies through education, application, promotion and research.  This is accomplished through our annual conference, the award-winning magazine, SPE Thermoforming Quarterlyâ, and the website:

P.O. Box 1578
Carmel, NY 10512
(914) 671-9524

Teknor Apex
Booth 231

One of the world’s leading custom compounders of plastics, Teknor Apex partners with designers and OEMs early in product development cycles to bridge the gap between product design and manufacturing feasibility.   

Elizabeth Ponte

Top Level Design
Booth #222

.design domains are the new industry alternative to .com and other staid options. We’re excited to help members and attendees secure great, brandable .design domains and accompanying email addresses; come get both free at our booth!

Andrew Merriam, Dir BD

Viavi Solutions
Booth 123

Create the color your customers want. Discover inspiration with Viavi effect pigments and professional design services that differentiate brands, products, and packaging. ChromaFlair™ and SpectraFlair™ pigments give you exclusive colors and palettes for use with a wide variety of media. 

Booth 324

Wacom enables student and professional designers to have an immersive, fun, and fluid digital creation experience. To revolutionize your creative process stop by our booth and enter to win a giveaway.