Vinyltec 2017

Workshop-Tuesday, October 10

8:30 am - 9:30 amThe Path to Leadership for the Vinyl Industry in Sustainable Development
Christian Barcan, VI
9:30 am - 10:10 amThe FDA Petition to De-Authorize Phthalates in Food Contact: Update and Implications
Kevin Ott, FVA
10:10 am - 10:55 amSustainable Coloring Solutions for Plastics
Brian Coleman, BASF
10:55 am - 11:40 amSustainability of Plasticizers: How do you know?
Pat Harmon, BASF
12:50 pm - 1:35 pmVinyl Contributes to the Reduction of CO2 in Aviation
Randy Brown, Sekisui SPI
1:35 pm - 2:20 pmRecycling Progress in the U.S. and Canadian Vinyl Industry
Rich Krock, VI
2:20 pm - 3:05 pmLCA – Key to Using Facts and Science to Dispel Myths and Position Vinyl
Matthew Dobson, VSI
3:05 pm - 3:50 pmSustainability of PVC (Vinyl) Pipe: A Comprehensive Environmental Review
Randell Dobbs, Unibell

Conference Day One-Wednesday, October 11

8:20 am - 9:20 amKeynote: PVC Market Dynamics
David Peters, Shawnee
9:20 am - 9:50 amKeynote: The Plasticizer Market in On the Move
Sandy Payne, BASF
9:50 am - 10:40 amIdentifying Key Sustainable Development Hotspots using Materiality Analysis
Christian Barcan, VI
10:40 am - 11:10 amMedical Applications - Plasticizer Migration Assessment
Parker Zhu, Teknor
11:10 am - 11:40 amIncreased UV Sensitivity of Multi-Layer versus Single Layer PVC Film Constructions
Mark Alessandro, Avery Dennison
11:40 am - 12:00 pmRigid PVC Foam - Process and Applications
Ian Winters, Kaneka
1:30 pm - 2:00 pmOptimising flexible PVC formulations based on polyol esters, including selection of the most suitable stabilisers
Anders Magnussen, Perstorp
2:00 pm - 2:30 pmFuture Trends in Stabilization
John Scott, Valtris
2:30 pm - 3:00 pmThe Vital Role of Antifogging Agents as Migratory Additives in PVC Films
Christian Mueller, Emery Oleochemicals
3:20 pm - 3:50 pmThe Impact of Powder Flow on Rigid PVC Impact Resistance
Mark Lavach, Arkema
3:50 pm - 4:20 pmNovel Plasticizers for Low Fusion Temperature Plastisols
Sean Neuenfeldt, Hallstar
4:20 pm - 4:50 pmFormulating Plastisol’s with Non-Phthalate Alternatives
Megan Kravec, Valtirs

12:30 pm - 1:30 pmSustainability the New Corporate Discipline
Charlene Wall-Warren, BASF

Conference Day Two-Thursday, October 12

8:10 am - 8:40 amDefending PVC in the Age of Chemophobia
Devon Hill, Keller and Heckman
8:40 am - 9:10 amKeynote: Update of RVCM Vinyl Chloride Levels in PVC Resins and Products
Bob Paradis, Formosa
9:10 am - 9:40 amInternet 4.0-The Connected Extrusion System
Mike Puhalla, Milacron
10:10 am - 10:40 amHigh Performance Thermoplastic Composite Comprised of Polyvinyl Chloride and Glass Fibers
Adam Bartel, Tundra
10:40 am - 11:10 amFlexibility where it counts
Didier Naert, Exxon
11:10 am - 11:40 amProcessing Highly Filled LVT Formulations
Kyle Posselt, Emerald
11:40 am - 12:10 pmCalcium based stabilizers - Opportunities for future stabilization of rigid PVC
Timo Seibel, Chemson Group
1:20 pm - 1:50 pmDirect Extrusion Concept of Processing PVC formulations on a Planetary Roller Extruder
Michael Batton, Entex
1:50 pm - 2:20 pmOptimization of PVC processing by adequate selection of dry blending and compounding equipment
Alan Malott, B&P Littleford LLC
2:20 pm - 2:50 pmA Novel Interpretation of Torque Rheometer Fusion as it Relates to Processability
Randy Brown, Sekisui SPI
2:50 pm - 3:20 pmA New Method to Determine TF and Clash Berg Stiffness (ASTM D1043), Using a Rotational Rheometer
Greg Kamykowski, Senior Application Scientist, TA Instruments
3:20 pm - 3:50 pmExpanding Vinyl material characterization capabilities showcasing a rigid PVC building product formulation
Christoph Pielen, CW Brabender