IDSA International Design Conference 2017: Design IS Business | 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 Atlanta!


Apex Colors, Inc.
Booth 2

Supply chain specialists in the manufacture of colorants, additives and special effects for plastics, ink and coatings. For more information please visit 


Grow USA
Booth 16



Luxion, Inc. | Keyshot
Booths 8, 9

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

Models Plus Inc.
Booth 1

Building high quality models and prototypes for 22 years! Models Plus and our team of 24 model makers, along with our 27 CNC machines, will turn your models around quickly. We offer high quality models at a competitive price. Stop by our booth!

Jared Fogel

Model Solution, a Laird Business
Booths 24, 25, 26

Model Solution, a Laird Business, is a comprehensive source for precision prototyping, design validation and support, precision tooling for metal, plastic and soft goods parts, low volume manufacturing, and everything in between. Since 1993, Model Solution has served a wide range of industries including aerospace, automotive, consumer, medical, industrial and more. Model Solution works with a wide range of materials, colors, finishes, and processes to help customers develop a broad range of products. Model Solution’s precision, speed, experience, innovation and service capabilities to deliver high quality products, on-time and within budget. For more information please visit

Prototype Solutions Group, Inc.
Booth 23

Prototype Solutions Group
Is your design running late? Deadlines looming? Client breathing down your neck? Don’t worry, we’ll bail your project out with our state-of-the-art prototype equipment and expert employees at Prototype Solutions Group.
Bailing your Ass Out Since 2005


Renner Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP
Booth 12

If a picture is worth a thousand words, then product design speaks volumes. And Renner Otto’s intellectual property attorneys are here to help protect those products and the brands that they embody. By striving to understand the intricacies of each individual client’s business, we are able to provide creative intellectual property solutions that are tailored to our clients’ unique goals.  This enables us to deliver comprehensive global intellectual property services to clients ranging from sole inventors to Fortune 500 companies to sole inventors. We are more than intellectual property lawyers; we are trusted advisers. For more information visit

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

Roto Made Local
Booth 7

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. For more information please visit:

SPE Thermoforming Division 
Booth 6

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 Quarterly®, and the website:

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


Teknor Apex
Booth 30



Booths 13, 14

Valspar is a leading provider of powder and liquid coatings solutions for the industrial market.  Our coatings solutions deliver the ultimate combination of design, product performance and manufacturing efficiency. Explore the possibilities of color and finish with us.  For more information please visit:

Washington Penn Plastic
Booths 5

Washington Penn Plastic Company, Inc. is a leading provider of polyolefin and thermoplastic elastomer compounds. For more than 60 years, WPP has worked with customers to discover, innovate, and develop practical polyolefin solutions.

The WPP business model focuses on designing and tailoring polypropylene, polyethylene and thermoplastic elastomer for customers’ application requirements. WPP has demonstrated numerous successes replacing high cost engineering resins with lower cost materials by expanding the properties & capabilities of polyolefin and TPE compounds.  

What solutions can we design for you?

Wacom Technology
Booth 27



X-Rite Pantone
Booths 10, 11

Founded in 1958, X-Rite Incorporated is a global leader in the science and technology of color and appearance.  With its wholly owned subsidiary Pantone, X-Rite employs more than 800 people in 11 countries. The company’s corporate headquarters are located in Grand Rapids, Mich., with regional headquarters in Europe and Asia and service centers across Europe, the Middle East, Asia, and the Americas. X-Rite Pantone offers a full range of solutions used by manufacturers, retailers, printers, photographers and graphic design houses to achieve precise management and communication of color and appearance throughout their processes. X-Rite Pantone products and services are recognized standards in the printing, packaging, photography, graphic design, video, automotive, paints, plastics, textiles and medical industries. For further information, please visit