Vinyltec® 2018 - Technical Program

 
 
 

PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOP: Flexible and Rigid Formulating Today

Tuesday, October 23

On-site Registration 7:45AM–8:30AM
Pre-Conference Workshop 8:30AM–4:45PM
 

Tuesday Morning: Formulating Flexible PVC

Formulating Overview
Bill Arendt, Arendt Consulting, Corp.

8:30AM–9:15AM

Use of PVC Use in Rigid, Flexible and Plastisol Applications
Bob Paradis, Formosa

9:15AM–10:00AM

Blending and Compounding Overview
Tom Schelling, Teknor Apex

10:00AM–10:45AM
Break 10:45AM–11:05AM

Formulating with Plasticizers
Bill Arendt, Arendt Consulting, Corp.

11:05AM–11:50AM

PVC Stabilization: Considerations for Flexible and Rigid Applications
Gary Conroy, Baerlocher

11:50AM–12:35PM
Lunch 12:35PM–1:20PM
 

Tuesday Afternoon: Formulating Rigid PVC

Tin Heat Stabilizer Overview
Kevin Ross, PMC

1:20PM–2:05PM

Lubricant Overview
Rob Decker, NORAC

2:05PM–2:50PM

Polymeric Modifiers
Kevin Yocca, Arkema

2:50PM–3:35PM

Break

3:35PM–3:55PM

Testing and Properties
Mark Lavach, Arkema

3:55PM–4:40PM
 

CONFERENCE

Tuesday, October 23
On-site Registration 7:45AM–6:00PM
Setup Displays 12:00PM
Displays Open 5:30PM–7:30PM
 
Wednesday, October 24
On-site Registration 7:45AM–2:00PM
Welcome Remarks 8:00AM
Displays Open 9:30AM–7:30PM
Tech Sessions - Morning 8:00AM–12:00PM
Lunch 12:00PM–1:30PM
Tech Sessions - Afternoon 1:30PM–5:00PM
Reception (wine/cheese) 6:00PM–8:00PM
 
Thursday, October 25
On-site Registration 7:45AM–12:00PM
Displays Open 9:30AM–3:30PM
Tech Sessions - Morning 8:00AM–12:00PM
Lunch 12:00PM–1:30PM
Tech Sessions - Afternoon 1:30PM–4:00PM
 

KEYNOTES

Hydrocarbon & Macroeconomic Update
Chris Otuonye, Dow

Innovation in the Workplace
Mike Terrazas, 3M

 

Wednesday Morning

Opening Comments

8:00AM–8:10AM

Opening TPC Comments

8:10AM–8:20AM

Hydrocarbon & Macroeconomic Update
Chris Otuonye, Dow

8:20AM–9:20AM

Assessment of PVC Absorption Speed by Alternative Plasticizers
Catherine Michel, Shin-etsu

9:20AM–9:50AM

New Chlorinated Ester Plasticizers
Jacob Weingart, Dover

9:50AM–10:20AM

Break

10:20AM–10:40AM

What Effects Compatibility? An Insider’s Guide to Optimizing with Plasticizers
Emily McBride, Kalama

10:40AM–11:10AM

Plasticizer Formulating for Low Volatility
Beth Fitch, EMCC

11:10AM–11:40AM

Molybdate Flame Retardants in Plastisols
Dave Reese, Huber

11:40AM–12:10PM
 

Lunch

Lunch Start 12:10PM–12:30PM

Innovation: Converting Technologies to Products
Mike Terrazas, 3M

12:30PM–1:15PM
End of Lunch - Break 1:15PM–1:30PM
 

Wednesday Afternoon

Replacing Arsenic-Based Biocides
Mary Lou Ice, Valtris

1:30PM–2:00PM

Antimicrobials in Vinyl: Maintaining Product Integrity
Dr. David Klein, Thomson Research

2:00PM–2:30PM

The Importance of Good Air Quality—Testing for VOCs in Products
Mike Emelander, SCS Global Services

2:30PM–3:00PM

Break

3:00PM–3:20PM

Going the Extra Mile – Pigment Preparations for PVC
Breeze Briggs, BASF

3:20PM–3:50PM

Wetting and dispersing additive for filled and plasticized PVC dryblends
Ron Raleigh, BYK

3:50PM–4:20PM

Benefits of Azelaic Acid Bio-Based Plasticizers to Enhance Key Vinyl Properties
Chris Ciolino, Emery Oleochemicals

4:20PM–4:50PM

High Performance Mixing in Flexible PVC Technical Applications
Henning Kries, Zeppelin

4:50PM–5:20PM
 

Thursday Morning

Opening Comments 8:00AM–8:10AM

Variations in Impact Test Results of Rigid PVC Products
Mark Lavach, Arkema

8:10AM–8:40AM

External Lubricant Options for Efficiency and Effectiveness
Mike Fisch, NORAC

8:40AM–9:10AM

Ca-based PVC Stabilizers – Developments in the Global Market
Timo Seibel, Chemson

9:10AM–9:40AM
Break 9:40AM–10:10AM

Temperature Control in Accelerated Laboratory Weathering Testing of Plastics
Andy Francis, Q-Lab

10:10AM–10:40AM

Assessment of Different Stabilizers for Weatherable Rigid Applications
Paul Kroushl, Teknor Apex

10:40AM–11:10AM

Reclassification of Octyltin Stabilizers
Peter Frenkel, Galata Chemicals, LLC

11:10AM–11:40AM

Twin Screw Extrusion Processing as Predicted by Torque Rheometer Fusion
Randy Brown, IPPI

11:40AM–12:10AM
 

Lunch

Lunch

12:10PM–12:40PM

Vinyl Division Meeting

12:40PM–1:20PM
 

Thursday Afternoon

FCM for Highly Filled Compounds
Dr. Peng Ye, Farrel

1:20PM–1:50PM

Seven Solutions to Optimize Inventory, Streamline Operations & Reduce Carrying Costs
Scott Bonine, Binmaster

1:50PM–2:20PM

RVCM Levels in Pipe
Rich Krock, VI

2:20PM–2:50PM

Vinyl Industry Sustainability Initiative Update — From Hotspots to Branded Performance
Cristian Barcan, VI

2:50PM–3:20PM

Regulatory Overview of Biocides for Plastics
Adrian Krygsman, Troy

3:20PM–3:50PM

Closing Comments

3:50PM–4:00PM