Plastics Additives 2007 (Plastics Additives 2)

Venue: Crowne Plaza Riverwalk

Location: San Antonio, Texas, United States

Event Date/Time: Jan 22, 2007 End Date/Time: Jan 24, 2007
Registration Date: Jan 19, 2007
Early Registration Date: Dec 22, 2006
Abstract Submission Date: Sep 01, 2006
Paper Submission Date: Dec 01, 2006
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The theme of "Additives 2007" is "Product Innovation and Added-Value via Plastics Additives." The conference includes:
Technical innovations to improve the manufacturing and marketing of new plastic products.
Overviews by OEMs executives on the role of plastics and additives/modifiers in the manufacturing of commercial products.
End-users views, expectations, and wish-list of new additives and modifiers.
Presentations by Industry Leaders and world renowned Academic Experts on the latest advances in the technology, science and commercial applications of plastics additives/modifiers.
As in past years, numerous business executives and leading professionals will attend this outstanding conference to enjoy a top-quality technical/scientific program, establish new contacts, meet customers, conduct business, and get the latest information on plastic additives & modifiers.
In today's highly competitive global markets, the key to success is increasing productivity, efficiency, and quality. This conference's emphasis is the implementation of technical innovations for achieving long term success.


Workshop: Wood Plastics Composites
Monday, January 22, 2:00 - 5:30 pm
Instructors: Frank Maine and Michael Burgoyne

KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Mr. Roger Avakian, Chief Technology Officer, PolyOne Corp.

Session 1: Global Challenges in Plastic Additives
Moderator: Ron Babinsky, Senior Consultant, Townsend Polymer Services

Session 2: End-Users Reviews: Plastics and Additives in Commercial Products
Moderator: Amos Golovoy, AG Research

Session 3: Advances in Science and Technology of Plastic Stabilizers, Antioxidants, and Fire Retardants
Moderators: Sahar Al-Malaika, Aston University, and Chuck Wilkie, Marquette University

Session 4: Functional Fillers and Specialty Additives
Moderator: Amos Golovoy, AG Research

Session 5: Innovations in Processing and Productivity
Moderator Joe Golba, Manager-Processing Technology, PolyOne

Session 6: Pigments, Colorants, & Color Concentrates
Moderator: Scott Russell, Business Manager- Color Concentrates, A. Schulman