Coatings Trends & Technologies

September 11-12, 2018

Rosemont, IL

2017 Agenda

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Thursday, September 14

7:30am - 8:30am

Registration Open
Networking Breakfast / Tabletop Exhibits Open
Sponsored by: ablerdingk-boley

8:30am - 9:30am

Welcome Remarks
Kristin Johansson, Editor Paint & Coatings Industry Magazine

Keynote Presentation: The Amazing Race…How Mergers & Acquisitions Across the Coatings Landscape are Reshaping the Market

Ben Scharff, Managing Director, Grace Matthews read description

9:30am - 10:15am

Networking Break / Tabletop Exhibits Open

Sponsored by: siltech

10:15am - 10:45am

TRACK 1: Architectural Coatings

Improving Pigment Stability and Sag Resistance with a New Highly Psuedoplastic HEUR

Alexandra Foguth, Lab Manager, Coatex Inc.  read description 

TRACK 2: Industrial/OEM Coatings

Formulating DTM Alkyd Emulsions for Optimum Performance

Michael Knight, R&D Manager, Polynt Composites  read description

10:45am - 11:15am

Low Exudation Binder Technology

Regina Matranga, NA Coatings Lab Manager, OMNOVA Solutions  read description

A New Amine Neutralizer for Waterborne Industrial and Automotive Coatings

Chunzhao Li, Senior Chemist, ANGUS Chemical Company  read description

11:15am - 11:45am

Quantification and Relationships of Nonionic Synthetic Associative Thickeners (NSATs) for Wet Film Appearance During Application

Joseph Ambrosi, Scientist - Coatings and Construction Specialties, Ashland  read description

Lactide Intermediates for Alkyd Coatings Technologies

Bill Coggio, Applications and Technology Manager, Nature Works LLC  read description 

11:45am - 1:00pm

Networking Lunch / Tabletop Exhibits Open
Sponsored by:emerald

1:00pm - 1:30pm

TRACK 1: Additive Innovations

Dual Purpose Antimicrobial Phase Change Materials

Carl Lentz, R&D Director, Microtek Labs  read description 

TRACK 2: Resin Developments

Closing the Performance Gap Between Waterborne Acrylics and Solventborne Alkyds in Thin-Film Corrosion Resistance

Allen Bulick, Technical Manager, EPS Materials  read description

1:30pm - 2:00pm

Advanced Solutions for Transparent Iron Oxide Dispersions in Waterborne Concentrates

Loulou Rozek, Global Technical Services Manager, Borchers  read description

Polyurethane Dispersions for High-Performance Wood Coatings

Aditi Chavannavar, Technical Specialist, BASF  read description

2:00pm - 2:30pm

Breaking the Rules: Novel Solvent Free Adhesion Promoters in Liquid Form

Nikolina Milanovic, Chemist, Evonik Corporation  read description

Metal Adhesion and Corrosion Resistance of Coatings

Gregory Monaghan, Applications Manager, Specialty Polymers, Inc.  read description

2:30pm - 3:00pm

Next Generation of Thickeners in Industrial Coatings & Construction Systems

Mihai Polverejan, Technical Manager, Elementis Specialties  read description

Progress in Polysiloxane Topcoats: Epoxy Polysiloxanes

Daniel Calimente, Technical Manager, Wacker Chemical Corporation  read description

3:00pm - 3:30pm

Networking Break / Tabletop Exhibits Open

Sponsored by:shepherd

3:30pm - 4:00pm

TRACK 1: Equipment

Future Dispersion Technology in Lacquer and Paint Production

Hans-Joachim Jacob, Senior Process Engineer and Customer Application Specialist, ystral  read description

TRACK 2: Green/Biobased Technology

Green Chemistries  AgriEster Emulsions in Coatings

Thomas Rauls, President, New Century Coatings  read description

4:00pm - 4:30pm

Improving the Adhesion of Coatings to Difficult Substrates using Atmospheric Plasma Surface Treatment

Andy Stecher, President/CEO Plasmatreat North America  read description

Natural Plant Oil Metathesis has Unlocked New Modified Oils and Oligomerized Oils with Novel Structures, Enabling New Performance Possibilities

Rusty Pittman, VP Marketing & Business Development, Elevance Renewable Sciences, Inc.  read description

4:30pm - 5:00pm

Measuring Static and Dynamic Contact Angles Using a Liquid Needle

Raymond Sanedrin, Application Manager, KRUSS USA  read description

Modified Recycled Materials for Improved Coatings Performance – An Update on Application as a Metal Primer

Gary Spilman, Research Fellow, Resinate Materials Group, Inc.  read description

5:00pm - 6:30pm

Networking Reception / Tabletop Exhibits Open

Sponsored by:Hockmeyer Equipment Corporation

Presented By
PCI Magazine