Day 1 May 8th 2019

09:30am to 10:00am

KEYNOTE

Update on U.S. vinyl industry

Richard Krock, Vice President, Regulatory and Technical Affairs, The Vinyl Institute


10:15am to 11:00am

INDUSTRY DEBATE

The future for plastic profiles

Lou Reade, Editor Pipe & Profile Extrusion; Film & Sheet Extrusion, AMI

Paul Adams, Materials Engineering Director, Deceuninck North America

George Walrath, Senior Scientist, CertainTeed

Keith Scutter, Owner, Resource Plastics Limited


11:10am to 11:30am

INDUSTRY PRESENTATION

Intelligent industrial automation: Using your process data to solve quality, downtime, and production problems

Willem Sundblad, CEO, Oden Technologies


11:40am to 12:00pm

INDUSTRY PRESENTATION

Solutions in dark color outdoor architectural applications

Kristin Meyers, Sr. Industry Manager – Extrusion, PolyOne


13:15pm to 14:00pm

INDUSTRY DEBATE

The future for medical tubing

Lou Reade, Editor Pipe & Profile Extrusion; Film & Sheet Extrusion, AMI

William Coulson, , Eldon James

Pradnya Parulekar, Global Vice President for Business Development, Raumedic

Steve Maxson, VP of Sales – Vascular Technologies, Spectrum Plastics Group


14:10pm to 14:30pm

INDUSTRY PRESENTATION

Understanding C-PVC processing

Gianmarco Palladino, Sales and Technical Manager, Bausano


15:15pm to 16:00pm

TRAINING SEMINAR

Modernizing product stewardship for extruded, compounded, or recycled plastics

Bernie Henn, Supplier Development Manager, Verisk 3E


16:10pm to 16:30pm

INDUSTRY PRESENTATION

Exploring planetary roller extruders and their application areas in PVC direct extrusion

Michael Batton, Overseas Sales Director and Process Manager, Entex Rust and Mitschke


Day 2 May 9th 2019

09:30am to 10:00am

KEYNOTE

Technologies expanding the use of plastics in pipe systems

Sarah Patterson, Technical Director, Plastics Pipe Institute (PPI)


10:15am to 11:00am

INDUSTRY DEBATE

The future for plastic pipes

Lou Reade, Editor Pipe & Profile Extrusion; Film & Sheet Extrusion, AMI

David Fink, Senior Vice President, WL Plastics

Tony Radoszewski, President, Plastics Pipe Institute (PPI)

Arturo Valencia, Director of Research & Development, Dura-Line


11:10am to 11:30am

INDUSTRY PRESENTATION

A guide to extruder upgrades: best practices and methods for achieving a successful upgrade

Dan Barlow, President, Integrated Control Technologies


11:40am to 12:00pm

INDUSTRY PRESENTATION

Inspection systems for quality control

Jan P. Eubeler, CEO, Collin Lab & Pilot Solutions


13:15pm to 14:00pm

INDUSTRY DEBATE

The future for wood-plastic composites

Lou Reade, Editor Pipe & Profile Extrusion; Film & Sheet Extrusion, AMI

Paul Schmitt, Founder, Envirolastech

Matt Breyer, President, North American Decking and Railing Association


14:10pm to 14:30pm

INDUSTRY PRESENTATION

How transparent C-PVC fittings can clear up installation issues before they occur

Yuya Sakamoto, Account Manager, Durastream CPVC Compounds, Sekisui Specialty Chemicals


14:40pm to 15:00pm

INDUSTRY PRESENTATION

High performance glass flake additives: no more performance trade-offs between strength and dimensional stability

Liz Gershon, N.A. Business Manager, Dreytek


16:10pm to 16:30pm

INDUSTRY PRESENTATION

Optimizing mixing technology for high quality formulations in extrusion

Jeremy O’Brien, Business Development, Greiner Extrusion US


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