MAPP's third-quarter plant tour will take place at Falcon Plastics in South Dakota. During this all-day event, attendees will visit two Falcon Plastics facilities in Brookings and Madison, South Dakota. Attendees will see an injection molding and a blow molding operation. Falcon Plastics focuses on quality and customer satisfaction. Over the years, Falcon Plastics has been a leader in the industry and invests in innovative technology, such as automation and vision systems. Attendees of this tour event will:
Hear from Falcon Plastics' leadership team
Visit two facilities - each with a different core capability (blow molding and injection molding)
Network with dozens of other plastics industry leaders
Benchmark their operations against their peers
Leave with practical and immediate action items to improve their operations
Network at a reception with MAPP members
The event will begin and end at the Hilton Garden Inn in Sioux Falls, SD at 8 AM local time.
The group will take a bus to tour the Brookings facility first, to see the following:
Mold maintenance tooling and engineering
Material handling system
Blow molding and white room
Foam in place gasketing
The group will then take the bus to see the Madison facility to see:
Injection molding and assembly
Blow molding (different from Brookings)
Sheet foaming EVA
The group will then take a bus back to the hotel at Sioux Falls. Breakfast and Lunch will be provided for this tour. A member reception will follow on the evening of August 3 at the Hilton Garden Inn.
Hotel and Travel
The event will begin and end at a reception at the Hilton Garden Inn Downtown.
The hotel is located at: 201 e 8th st, Sioux Falls, SD 57103
If you have not booked your hotel room yet, the Hilton is sold out. However, we would recommend trying the Hotel on Philips or the Holiday Inn City Centre—both about a block away!
For attendees flying in, it is recommended to fly into the Sioux Falls Regional Airport
For drivers, the day will begin and end in Sioux Falls, SD
MAPP Members, make sure to log in to get member pricing.