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Welcome to Akron Polymer Training Services

Akron Polymer Training Services (APTS) provides a range of workforce training solutions that leverage the School of Polymer Science and Polymer Engineering’s knowledgebase and capabilities. We have offerings ranging from on-site, hands-on experiential learning on our equipment to online courses viewable wherever you are. We also can tailor courses to meet your specific business challenges. Our vision is to be a world-leading workforce education solution for the polymer industry.

We look forward to hearing from you and sharing valuable ways we can help your company grow and excel in today's competitive market.

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Upcoming Courses

ONLINE COURSE: Solving Problems in Rubber Compounding and Processing

Date: 11/05/2021 - 11/05/2021
Course Number: 063-0768 (formerly AP6216)

ONLINE COURSE: Polymer Compounding, Formulating, and Testing of Plastics, Rubber, Adhesives, and Coatings

Date: 11/08/2021 - 11/10/2021
Course Number: 043-0745 (formerly AP5220)

ONLINE COURSE: Organosilanes: The Link Between Polymers and Surfaces

Date: 11/10/2021 - 11/11/2021
Course Number: 156-0869 (formerly AP3589)

ONLINE COURSE: Polymers in Packaging

Date: 11/17/2021 - 11/18/2021
Course Number: 141-0784

ONLINE COURSE: Essentials of Rubber Science & Technology

Date: 11/30/2021 - 12/21/2021
Course Number: 159-0840

ONLINE COURSE: Applications of FTIR & NMR Spectroscopy in Polymer Product Development (Problem Solving, Development, & IP Creation)

Date: 12/01/2021 - 12/02/2021
Course Number: 153-0861 (formerly AP3581)

ONLINE COURSE: Color Theory and Applications

Date: 12/01/2021 - 12/03/2021
Course Number: 014-0818 (formerly AP6218)

ONLINE COURSE: Polymers in Packaging

Date: 12/08/2021 - 12/09/2021
Course Number: 141-0906

ONLINE COURSE: Rubber Extrusion Technology

Date: 01/05/2022 - 01/05/2022
Course Number: 052-0895

ONLINE COURSE: Science and Technology of Fluoropolymers

Date: 01/18/2022 - 01/18/2022
Course Number: 112-0894

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