EVCO plastics factory floor

Expert Super Session at NPE2018

Innovative approaches to sustainability – a look at hydraulic fluids

  • Panel of industry experts
  • 60-minute moderated discussion
  • Get a free portable charger
  • Seating is first come, first served

EVCO Plastics recently reduced energy consumption by more than 3 percent on one of its injection molding machines by switching hydraulic fluids. Learn how the right lubricants can help your company:

  • Save money
  • Consume less energy
  • Build a standout sustainability program

The session will also explore what these benefits mean for plastics operators around the country and those further down the plastics value chain.

Plus, get a free portable charger at the session. Seating is first come, first served.


Tuesday, May 8, 2018 | 1 p.m. EDT

W203A, West Building, Orange County Convention Center

Orlando, Florida

Meet the speakers

  • Michelle Ruiz Lubrication engineer

    Michelle works with global plastics operators to help improve the efficiency and performance of their machinery. She led a first-of-its-kind study in Wisconsin that resulted in the first lubricant to be identified as an energy-efficient technology under a statewide efficiency program in the U.S.

  • Dale Evans Evco Plastics

    With more than 40 years’ experience in the plastics industry, Dale has focused his efforts in product design, costing and mold processing. He was also integral in establishing an injection blow-molding department, where he assembled the first machine of its kind in the U.S. and instructed workers on its proper use.

  • Robert Grace Plastics News

    One of the most accomplished journalists in the plastics sector, Robert worked until recently at Crain Communications, a leading B2B publisher, over a span of 34 years. While there, he served as conference director, associate publisher and business development director. Today, he owns his own consulting firm and consults with the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE).