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Day 1 May 8th 2019

09:30am to 10:00am

KEYNOTE

Analysing global trends in plastics compounding markets

Andrew Reynolds, Director, Advance Bidco Ltd Consulting


10:15am to 11:00am

BUSINESS DEBATE

Discussing the future of technical compounding              

Chris Smith, Editor Compounding World Magazine , AMI

Tom Drye, Vice President Emerging Markets & Innovation, Techmer PM

Jean Sirois, Managing Director of Strategic Planning and Acquistions/General Manager Canada, RTP Company

Frank Roederer, President and CEO, Gaylord Chemical


11:10am to 11:30am

INDUSTRY PRESENTATION

Useful tips for the production of thermoplastic elastomers on twin-screw compounders

Sabine Schönfeld, Director Process Technology, Coperion Corporation


11:40am to 12:00pm

INDUSTRY PRESENTATION

Surface chemistry modification to improve the performance of polyamide compounds reinforced with glass fibers and other functional additives

Dr. Ashok M. Adur, Global Commercial Development Director, Plastics, Vertellus


12:10pm to 12:30pm

INDUSTRY PRESENTATION

Optimizing the production of highly-filled compounds and concentrates using co-rotating twin-screw extruders

Ivano Lanzetta, Area Sales Manager, F.lli MARIS Spa


12:40pm to 13:00pm

INDUSTRY PRESENTATION

Innovative feeding solutions for the future of polymer compounding

Sascha Schmid, Senior Sales Manager, Zeppelin Systems USA


13:40pm to 14:00pm

INDUSTRY PRESENTATION

Characterization of recycled polymer compound by thermal analysis

Dr. Yanxi Zhang, Technical Sales Support, Netzsch Instruments North America, LLC


14:10pm to 14:30pm

INDUSTRY PRESENTATION

The global compounding market and perspectives for PP compounds

Sylvia Tabero, Senior Project Consultant, AMI Consulting


14:45pm to 15:30pm

BUSINESS DEBATE

Discussing the future for cable compounds

Chris Smith, Editor Compounding World Magazine , AMI

Tariq Quadir, Chief Technologist and Senior Scientist, Champlain Cable

Dave Camillo, Chief Engineer Formulations, Southwire Company

Eric Bates, Principal Engineer, Prysmian Group

Tim Hannigan, Engineered Cable Innovation Manager, TPC Wire & Cable Corp.


15:40pm to 16:00pm

INDUSTRY PRESENTATION

Developments in resilient carbon fillers to improve wear resistance and thermal conductivity

Rijo Jacob Robin, Technical Product Manager, Superior Graphite


16:10pm to 16:30pm

INDUSTRY PRESENTATION

Compounding case studies – using continuous mixers for the efficient processing of PVC, HFFR and PLA compounds

Patrick Lahmann, Sales Engineer, FARREL POMINI


Day 2 May 9th 2019

09:30am to 10:00am

KEYNOTE

Five compounding innovations to watch

Chris Smith, Editor Compounding World Magazine , AMI


10:15am to 11:00am

BUSINESS DEBATE

Discussing the future for the concentrates industry

Andrew Reynolds, Director, Advance Bidco Ltd Consulting

Matthew Hellstern, CEO, Americhem

Dr. Deepak Parikh, Executive Management Committee Member and Chief Strategy Officer, Indorama Ventures

Amit Puri, Owner & Director Marketing, Alok Masterbatches

Doug Borgsdorf, Business Director, Primex Plastics

Tom Bolger, CEO, Chroma Color Corporation


11:10am to 11:30am

INDUSTRY PRESENTATION

Discussing carbon-fiber-reinforced plastics for automotive applications – current use and future methods

Alex Walk, Product and Technology Development Manager , SGL CARBON


11:40am to 12:00pm

INDUSTRY PRESENTATION

Top tips for faster product changeovers

Melissa Jensen-Morgan, Design Engineer, ENTEK Extruders


12:10pm to 12:30pm

INDUSTRY PRESENTATION

Optimizing natural magnesium hydroxide flame retardants to deliver new opportunities for the building and construction industry

Alexander Kulichenko, Technical Director, Europiren B.V.


12:40pm to 13:00pm

INDUSTRY PRESENTATION

Exploring advances in metal fibers for enhancing the conductivity of plastic compounds

Tom Daniëls, Global Market Manager Conductive Plastics, Bekaert Fiber Technologies


13:40pm to 14:00pm

INDUSTRY PRESENTATION

Investigating opportunities and innovations in cable compounds

Luis Morgado, Head of the Silicone Production Line, ACI – Automotive Compounding Industry


14:10pm to 14:30pm

INDUSTRY PRESENTATION

Innovations in high-performance thermal stabilization and VOC-scavenging solutions for polyolefins and engineering resins

Dr. Rob Lorenzini, Technology Manager, Maroon Group LLC


14:45pm to 15:30pm

BUSINESS DEBATE

Discussing the future for PVC compounding

Sylvia Tabero, Senior Project Consultant, AMI Consulting

Matthew Kuwatch, VP of Marketing and Business Development, Aurora Plastics

Gautam Nivarthy, Vice President and General Manager Compounds Business Group, Mexichem Specialty Compounds

Donald R. Williamson Jr., Director- Compounds, North America, Westlake Compounds LLC, a Westlake company


15:40pm to 16:00pm

INDUSTRY PRESENTATION

New trends in compounding – examining how computer simulation can help

Laurent Ratte, Sales Manager, Sciences Computers Consultants


16:10pm to 16:30pm

INDUSTRY PRESENTATION

Using continuous mixers for producing highly-filled compounds – increasing versatility and reducing costs

Slayton Altenburg, Application Specialist, TPEI


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