Day 1 27 June 2018

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


13:15pm to 14:00pm

INDUSTRY DEBATE

The future for medical tubing

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

Christian Herrild, Director of Growth Strategies, Teel Plastics

Marcia Coulson, President, Eldon James

Pradnya Parulekar, Global Vice President for Business Development, Raumedic


14:10pm to 14:30pm

INDUSTRY PRESENTATION

Understanding C-PVC processing

Gianmarco Palladino, Sales and Technical Manager, Bausano


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 28 June 2018

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

Andre Battistin, Vice President Pipes and Fittings, North American Pipe Corporation

David Fink, Senior Vice President, WL Plastics

Tony Radoszewski, President, Plastics Pipe Institute (PPI)


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


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

Jim Williams, Sales Director, Starrett-Bytewise Measurement Systems


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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