2018 Floor Plan
Booth descriptions are located below diagram
Booth Title: Evonik Corporation
Booth Number: 100
“Evonik’s network of coatings experts are equipped with the technical expertise and capabilities necessary to solve any challenge that may arise during the formulation of paints and coatings.
Our Crosslinkers business offers a full line of epoxy-curing agents and modifiers for protective and industrial coatings. Waterborne epoxy systems are increasingly being used in these applications due to their considerable advantages: high performance, cost effectiveness, and low emissions.
Our Coating Additives business offers a diverse range of additives, co-binders, matting agents, rheology control additives, specialty resins, and nanoresins. Our world-famous brands include ACEMATT®, AEROSIL®, SURFYNOL®, and TEGO®.”
Jim Reader, AT Segment Director
Chris Howard, AT Segment Director
Dr. Shiying Zheng, Research and Development Scientist
Shafiq Fazel, Application Development Chemist
Booth Title: Clariant
Booth Number: 203
Clariant’s Pigments, Additives and Industrial Specialties Business Units provide
innovative and sustainable solutions for paints and coatings with a broad portiolio of organic pigments, pigment dispersions, dyes, flame retardants, waxes, surfactants, dispersing agents, humectants, stabilizers, and emulsifiers.
Jeff McManus, Head of Sales
Chris Urban, Regional Account Manager
Brandon Devis, Regional Marketing and Sales Manager
Stefan Richter, Technical Sales Representative
Booth Title: Coatings World Magazine
Booth Number: TBA
Booth Description: Coatings World is the largest magazine, weekly e-newsletter and web site serving the global coatings industry. We are read by over 20,000 technical formulators, purchasing directors, managerial and marketing directors involved in the manufacture of paint and coatings worldwide. Our staff of editors and correspondents based in Asia, Europe and the Americas provide the most comprehensive information available on the US$96+ billion coatings industry. Please visit www.coatingsworld.com or stop by our stand for further information .
Booth Title: Siltech Corporation
Booth Number: 114
Siltech inks and coatings additives provide slip, gloss, mar resistance, leveling and foam control at very low concentrations. Our Silmer® reactive silicones are available with any reactive group used in coatings and are used for modifying films or resins. Challenge us to invent new solutions to your new problems.
Robert Ruckle, Global Marketing and Sales Manager
Steve Wilkowski, Midwest Sales
Booth Title: Austin Chemical
Booth Number: 104
Specialty Ketones and Polycarbonate Polyols [Ravecarb] for high
performance polyurethanes [CASE]. [www.caffaroindustrie.com]
PO3G, High performance Polypropane Polyols from renewable 1,3 Propanediol as a replacement for petroleum-based ingredients: Foams, Coatings, Adhesives, Additives MWT 250 to 2700
Conductive polymer additives and solutions for use in coatings, elastomers, plastics. Applications include: Composites, batteries, marine [anti-corrosive], textiles, floors and electronics. [www.polydrop.net]
Organophosphorus and Organosilyl surface modifiers; lab to commercial
Proprietary polymer manufacturing control: Fluence Analytics’ real‐time monitoring and control of polymer reactions.
Leading PR&D Technology Solutions from Syncom [www.syncom.nl]
Strategic sourcing and technical support via globally‐based branch and
partner offices (China, India, Switzerland, USA).
Maurice J. Baillargeon , Business Development Director
Mike Stier, Director of Sourcing and Procurement
Maurice J. Baillargeon, 847‐520‐9600 ext 115
Booth Title: Michelman
Booth Number: 202
Michelman is a global manufacturer of environmentally friendly advanced
materials for industry. Michelman’s water‐based surface modifiers, additives, polymers and binders add value in a wide range of applications including wood care, floor care, industrial coatings, paints, varnishes, inks, and construction products. Michelman serves its customers with production facilities, product development and technical service centers in North America, Europe and Asia.
John Hurban, Vice President and Managing Director
John Jacquin, Business Development Manager
Eric Vrabel, Territory Manager
Booth Title: Mississippi Polymer Institute
Booth Number: 103
The Mississippi Polymer Institute is an ISO 17025 accredited, full service resource created to serve industries that manufacture, process, or use polymeric materials. Serving as the outreach group of the School of Polymers & High Performance Materials at the University of Southern Mississippi, the Institute routinely provides physical and analytical testing, 3D printing, and workforce development programs to industrial clients.
Robert Thompson, Interim Director
Monica Tisack, Director
firstname.lastname@example.org , 601‐266‐5697
Booth Title: AGC Chemicals America
Booth Number: 206
LUMIFLON FEVE Resins are high performance resins used for coatings requiring superior weatherability. This booth will provide a general overview of the chemistry and performance of FEVE resins. It will also showcase the various applications that utilize this technology. Brochures and technical bulletins will be available for attendees.
Hongli Wang, AGC Senior Technical Development Engineer
Kristen Blankenship, Sales & Marketing Manager, LUMIFLON®
Booth Title: TA Instruments
Booth Number: 207
TA Instruments' reputation for high technology products, quality manufacturing
and unbeatable after sales support is why more customers recommend
TA products to their colleagues around the world. Headquartered in
New Castle, DE, TA Instruments prides ourselves in the technical competence
and professionalism that our sales force offers. We are the only thermal
analysis, rheology, and microcalorimetry supplier recognized worldwide
for our prompt, courteous and knowledgeable service staff, the hallmark of
our company. Our technical support group is commited to handling all of
your thermal analysis and rheology needs, and is available by phone, email
and through the internet.
Mark Taylor, Territory Manager
Booth Title: Resinate Materials Group
Booth Number: 105
Resinate’s proprietary technology enables us to upcycle spent molecules into high-performance polyester polyols for coatings and other specialty applications. These polyols are made with up to 100% recycled and renewable content and deliver product and cost performance that is comparable to or better than conventional specialty polyols.
Mark Vasconcellos (734) 386-9445
Michelle Samson (734) 927-2089
Booth Title: ANGUS Chemical Company
Booth Number: 204
ANGUS Chemical Company is a leading global manufacturer of specialty additives that help paints and coatings—and the companies that manufacture them—perform better. With unique chemistries, such as AMP™ multifunctional neutralizer – the only organic amine with U.S. EPA VOC‐exempt status, ANGUS helps deliver enhanced product
Lisa Battisfore, Marketing Manager
Richard Henderson, Senior Customer Application Specialist
Chunzhao Li, Senior Chemist
Booth Title: Paint and Coatings Magazine
Booth Number: 320
Paint & Coatings Industry (PCI) Magazine offers both the reader and the advertiser several media platforms, such as print and digital editions, Webinars sponsored by coatings experts, eNewsletters, our website, and our annual live event – Coatings Trends & Technologies (CTT). PCI reaches more coatings formulators and manufacturers than any other magazine, giving you the targeted readership your brand needs.
Tom Fowler, Publisher
Kristin Johansson, Editor
Booth Title: BruggemannChemical
Booth Number: 106
BruggemannChemical is the leading global manufacturer of reducing agents for emulsion polymerization. In addition to its use in post polymerization, Bruggolite® FF6M can be used to initiate polymerization at room temperature without any increase in cycle time. These low temperature redox initiated systems yield polymers with higher Mw and lower free monomer than conventional thermal reactions.
Mike O’Shaughnessy, President Newtown Square, PA USA
Paul Fithian, Regional Sales Manager Newtown Square, PA USA
Matthias Lubik, Product Manager Heilbronn, Germany
Booth Title: DyStar Performance Chemicals
Booth Number: 211
DyStar Performance Chemicals was formed when certain business units and assets of Emerald Performance Materials were acquired in November 2016. DyStar’s core business is dye stuffs and auxiliaries for textiles, and the company is excited to diversify into the paints and coatings industry with colorants and additves.
DyStar’s current portolio for the paints and coatings industry includes pigment dispersions, defoamers, super‐weters, and hydrophobic additves. Our R&D team is actvely working on solutions to problems stemming from the low VOC regulatory requirements. We are flexible and willing to customize innovative solutions for our customers.
Bryan Haltom ‐ Business Development and Marketing Manager,
9844-A Southern Pine Blvd
Charlotte, NC 28273
Booth Title: FP-Pigments
Booth Number: 208
FP‐Pigments specializes in high‐performance specialty pigments for a variety of applications. Our unique opacifying solutions offer performance benefits and cost effectiveness in:
Printing inks and other pigment consuming industries
Paints and coatings
Paper and board
Beth Howard , North American Technical Manager
Booth Title: Zeiss Microscopy
Booth Number: 213
Throughout the world, ZEISS stands for the highest quality and reliability. Carl Zeiss Microscopy is part of the Carl Zeiss group, a leading organization of companies operating worldwide in the optical and optoelectronic industry. As the world's only manufacturer of light, X‐ray and electron/ion microscopes, Carl Zeiss Microscopy offers tailor‐made systems for industry, materials research and academia. A dedicated and well‐trained sales force, an extensive support infrastructure and a responsive service team enable customers to use their ZEISS microscope systems to their full potential.
Michael O'Relley, Industrial Specialist
Lane Wooten, Sales Engineer for Industrial Microscopy
Booth Title: ACT Test Panels
Booth Number: 209
ACT is recognized worldwide as a leader in the manufacture of standardized test panels. ACT offers the widest variety of substrates with coating options including zinc and iron phosphates, thin film pretreatments, electrocoats, liquid paints and powder paints.
ACT also operates an ISO17025 accredited material test laboratory which
specializes in paint performance and coating system evaluations. Our ability to apply a wide variety of coatings has uniquely positioned us to provide compatibility testing, material qualification, and approval services.
Whether you require simple spray out panels or custom fabricated panels,
ACT has your test panel and testing service needs covered.
Brad Kimpell, Vice President
Todd Wanty, Sales Representative
Booth Title: ARDL
Booth Number: 109
ARDL is well known accredited Research and Development Laboratory Services supporting Rubber, polymer, and elastomer industries from past 60 years. Recently ARDL extended their capabilities to serve Adhesive and Coatings Industries to provide Technical Consultancy, Problem solving and issues related to product performance. We have adhesive and coatings testing facilities for Product Performance, product development and weatherability, along with fully supported Analytical and Physical testing Services with capabilities in compounding formulations for various industries related to coatings, adhesives and polymers.
Polymeric Coatings and Adhesives
Formulations and Process Technology
Phone: 330-794-6600 Cell: 330-265-5376
Akron Rubber Development Laboratory, Inc.
2887 Gilchrist Road
Akron, OH 44305
Booth Title: Alchemy
Booth Number: 108
Alchemy provides commercialization software designed for the unique needs of the specialty chemical industry. The Alchemy Digital
Transformation Software Suite includes everything specialty chemical
companies need to modernize how their lab, sales and technical service teams develop and monetize your formulas.
Ryan Rudin, Director of Sales
Booth Title: CoatingsTech/American Coatings Assn.
Booth Number: 314
Booth Description: The American Coatings Association's publications are well-respected in the industry. Our exhibit features the scientific journal, Journal of Coatings Technology and Research, and the monthly trade journal, CoatingsTech. Stop by for sample copies of both. Information is available on the ACA's upcoming educational programs, including the 2016 CoatingsTech Conference including the popular series of Virtual Learning Conferences, as well as the Advancements in Coatings Series conferences.
Patricia D. Ziegler , Associate Editor
Heather Benjamin , Editor
Booth Title: Polymer Science Association, The University of Southern Mississippi
Booth Number: 318
The Polymer Science Association (PSA) is an undergraduate service association devoted to supporting polymer science undergraduates in their academic endeavors. It also serves as an outreach program to science-minded high school students in Mississippi and helps raise awareness for polymer science and the USM School of Polymers and High Performance Materials in our community. The PSA's activities involve recruiting, con-ducting science experiments and demonstrations, providing tours, and organizing school events. The PSA is advised by Bret Calhoun and Heather Broadhead. They invite experts to lecture on various topics of interest to the group, including resume and portfolio building, career opportunities in industry and academia, and summer internships.
Kaden Stevens, PSA Presisdent
Ryan Dufrene, PSA Vice President
Luis Chua, PSA Secretary
Dane Wedgeworth, Treasurer