Techmer PM Launches New Design & Innovation Event

Techmer PM Launches New Design & Innovation Event

SHYFT Will Assemble Design Leaders and Members of the Supply Chain at March 21st Event, Fostering an Ongoing Product Design and Materials Innovation Network

CLINTON, Tenn., January 27, 2016 – Techmer PM, LLC, a leading materials designer, today announced SHYFT Design + Innovation 2016, a unique event the company created as part of its continuing efforts to promote collaboration and engagement among all members of the materials design supply chain.

SHYFT Design + Innovation 2016 will be held March 21st, the day before Techmer PM’s industry-leading Fibertech event, at The Hunter Museum in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Designers, business leaders, policymakers, and others focused on advancing design and innovation are encouraged to attend this half-day event as the SHYFT community forms in the Southeast.

SHYFT Design + Innovation 2016 will include speakers who are design and technical leaders, including Richard Clarke, global vice president advanced innovation DTC of Nike, and Jay Rogers, CEO of Local Motors.
In addition, attendees will participate in a break-out session led by the speakers. The session will focus on Southeast design and designers in order to create a regional platform of innovation.

“We are very excited about the launch of the SHYFT community and its formal introduction at the March event,” said David Turner, vice president of sales and marketing. “As a company with deep roots in materials design and technical advancement, we see SHYFT as an opportunity to support a substantive, vibrant industry group that will foster connections and accelerate innovation in the Southeast. It will bring together individuals with different backgrounds, interests, and skills and unite them around their passion for materials design and innovation.”

Registration will begin in early February. To learn more, please visit


About Techmer PM Techmer PM is a leading materials designer and works in deep partnership with plastics processors, OEMs, and designers to solve some of their most difficult business, manufacturing, and sustainability challenges. The company’s solutions modify the aesthetics as well as extend and maintain the physical properties of plastic products. The company provides solutions to customers via its Techmer PM and Techmer ES brands through sustained collaboration and by leveraging its leading-edge technology. Techmer PM was recognized by Plastics News on its “Best Places to Work 2014” list. Learn more by visiting

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