Industry Expert Michael Paloian Presents Two Sessions at MD&M West Show

MD&M WestMichael Paloian, President of Integrated Design Systems, Inc.,, will lead a Tech Talk Panel discussion titled: Plastic Prototyping Methods: How do you Choose the Best Process?, Wednesday, February 12 at 8:30 AM, Room 210B. This discussion will review prototyping options based on the advantages and limitations of each. Questions will be presented to three panelists chosen for their extensive knowledge in the industry. Panelists are Rick Puglielli, Promold Plastics; Albert McGovern, Shure Incorporated; and George Wilson, ARRK Product Development Group.

In addition, Mr. Paloian will present 10 Critical Considerations for Designing High-Quality Injection Molded Parts, Center Stage, Wednesday, February 12. This presentation will address the top 10 critical design considerations for an injection-molded part and the importance of collaborating with trustworthy molders throughout the design process.

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Michael Paloian is president of Integrated Design Systems, Inc. (, located in Oyster Bay, New York. Since its inception more than 35 years ago, IDS has developed hundreds of products, ranging from MRI machines to pool chlorinators. Michael’s education as an industrial designer and plastics engineer has provided him with a unique set of design skills. This broad knowledge base, combined with his extensive experience in designing hundreds of products, provides him with a distinctive advantage in optimizing designs based on materials, process and cost.

Mr. Paloian holds more than 45 patents and has served as chairman for a few divisions within the SPE. He has lectured hundreds of times for organizations such as SPE, SPI, ARM and IDSA. Michael has also written numerous articles concerning design for publications such as Machine Design, Design News, Innovation, Rotation and Plastics Design Forum. He has lectured in Paris, Rome, Brazil and India. Michael can be reached at