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Turn page for booking details ➤ C OMPOUNDING W ORLD FOR UM 2016


Tuesday, December 13, 2016 8:00


9:00


Registration and welcome coffee Opening announcements


SESSION 1: EXPLORING DEMAND TRENDS AND MARKET OPPORTUNITIES


9:10 Market overview Mr. Andy Beevers, Publisher,Compounding World magazine, APPLIED MARKET INFORMATION LTD., United Kingdom


9:40 PANEL DISCUSSION: Strategies for success 10:40-11:20 Coffee break sponsored by:


SESSION 2: MODIFYING POLYMER PROPERTIES AND ADDING VALUE 11:20


11:50


Fully fluorinated dry lubricant additives with improved bonding to the host polymer Mr. Salvatore Aloisio, General Manager, HEROFLON USA CORP., United States


12:20 Using styrene maleic anhydride to compatibilize a growing range of engineering plastics Ing. Ardy Doelen, Sales and Business Development Manager – Europe, POLYSCOPE POLYMERS B.V., The Netherlands


12:50-2:20 Lunch


SESSION 3: NATURAL PROGRESS - DEVELOPMENTS IN BIO-BASED AND RENEWABLE MATERIALS 2:20


Unlocking the potential of natural fibre reinforcement for compounders Mr. Jeremy Warnes, Business Development Manager, SCION, New Zealand


2:50 3:20


Automotive biocomposites based on cellulose filament technology Mr. Gurminder Minhas, Managing Director, PERFORMANCE BIOFILAMENTS, INC., Canada


Exploring new developments in bio-based and specialty polymers and fillers Mr. Donald Beuke, Technical Development Leader, MITSUI PLASTICS, INC., United States


3:50-4:30 Coffee break sponsored by: SESSION 4: FOCUSING ON INNOVATION 4:30


Single-wall carbon nanotubes: A unique additive for electrically conductive thermoplastics Dr. Evgeniy Ilin, Senior Researcher, OCSiAl GROUP, Luxembourg


Wednesday, December 14, 2016 8:30 Welcome coffee 9:00


Opening announcements SESSION 5: DEVELOPING FLAME RETARDANT COMPOUNDS


9:10 PANEL DISCUSSION: Formulating with non-halogenated flame retardants


SESSION 6: ADVANCES IN THERMOPLASTICS STABILIZATION 9:50


Latest developments for stabilization systems in automotive applications Dr. Feng Zuo, Senior Scientist, BASF CORPORATION, United States


10:20-11:00 Coffee break sponsored by:


11:00 Developing a new family of synergistic stabilizers for polyolefins Dr. Robert Sherman, Global Lead RST Technology, BAERLOCHER, United States


SESSION 7: MORE EFFICIENT FEEDING OF RAW MATERIALS 11:30


Side feeding and vacuum stuffing in a co-rotating twin-screw extruder: Capital cost vs increased throughput for compounding Mr. Andy Hoffmann, Pilot Plant Manager, ENTEK, United States


12:00 Design considerations for liquid loss-in-weight feeders in plastic compounding applications Mr. Andy Kovats, Senior Application Engineer, BRABENDER TECHNOLOGIE INC., Canada


12:30-1:50 Lunch SESSION 8: IMPROVING PRODUCTIVITY 1:50


2:20


Advanced purging for compounders Mr. Eric Procunier, Product Development Manager, ASACLEAN - SUN PLASTECH, United States


Recent improvement of debottlenecking on twin screw compounding extruders Mr. Paul Martin, Vice President, JAPAN STEEL WORKS AMERICA, INC., United States


2:50


Groundbreaking 'agile' practices to lower the cost of polymer compound development Mr. Howard Blum, Director, INNOVIUM PARTNERS LLC, United States, and Ms. Nina Visconti, Strategic Development, QUANTISWEB TECHNOLOGIES, INC., Canada


5:00


Developing new approaches for the production and marketing of highly-filled compounds Dr. Jeffrey Cernohous, President and Founder, INTERFACIAL CONSULTANTS LLC, United States


5:30 What happened to innovation in the plastics industry? Exploring what's gone wrong and how to get back on track Dr. Chris DeArmitt, President, PHANTOM PLASTICS LLC, United States


6:00 Afternoon wrap-up 6:10-7:40 Cocktail reception


Industry 4.0 for PP-large scale compounding – an example of an inline MFI – closed loop control measurement Mr. Sven Wolf, Managing Director, LEISTRITZ EXTRUSIONSTECHNIK GmbH, Germany


3:20-4:00 Coffee break SESSION 9: MODELING THE COMPOUNDING PROCESS 4:00


Distribution of specific energy in twin-screw compounding extruders using one-dimensional process simulation Mr. Adam Dreiblatt, Director of Process Technology, CPM CENTURY EXTRUSION, United States


4:30 Modeling of dispersive mixing in a twin-screw extruder with three parameter residence stress distribution Dr. David Bigio, Associate Professor, UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND, United States


5:00 Closing remarks 5:20 Conference ends


Conference proceedings sponsored by: Conference lanyard sponsored by: Watch giveaway sponsored by:


AMI reserves the right to alter the program without notice. The latest program can be viewed on our website:www.amiplastics-na.com


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