20/20: A Clear Vision of the Future

Day 1 Pre-Conference Workshop PVC 101: Introductions to the chemistry, applications, and formulation.

This course is designed for the new entries in the PVC industry, and is also appropriate for those in the polymer trade that are looking for a primer on vinyl. This day of presentations will be valuable to all roles that touch on vinyl: including chemists, engineers, technicians, operators, and business or Sales representatives. Industry experts and leaders from companies active in PVC market will be presenting and discussing the components and processing of vinyl along will giving the basics of PVC formulation. The course will cover rigid and flexible, plastisols and dry blends, properties and testing.

Day 2 Presentations 20/20: A Clear Vision of the Future of Vinyl

Join us for a day of industry insiders and experts sharing new insights and recent updates on this changing landscape.

The PVC industry is a very active and evolving space, with changes in regulatory statuses, performance requirements, market shifts, and equipment innovations. We will be discussing timely topics like how legislature and current economic trends are affecting the industry, the impacts of the demand for sustainability, and how the supply of raw materials may be changing in the future. Suppliers and manufacturers in the vinyl space will be presenting new products and equipment that can potentially add value to many the applications in the vinyl market.

Presentation recordings and downloads will be available after the event.

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Ron Raleigh
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Mark Lavach
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