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Booth Title: Clariant
Booth Number: 100 - Main Entrance
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: Berndorf Belt Technology
Booth Number: 110
SBS Steel Belt Systems, with its direct engineering, production and commercial sites in Italy and USA, specialize in the design and manufacturing of steel belt systems for continuous industrial processes for powder coating, chemical, petrochemical, rubber, and food sectors. SBS Steel Belt Systems offer a “package service” for powder coating production lines, supplying machineries (pre‐mixers, extruders, flakers, cooling conveyors, or chill rolls, grinding systems), according to American & European standards. We offer laboratory equipment, formulation, global spares and service for the powder coating industry.
Rory O’Byrne, International Sales Manager
John Simmons, Regional Sales Manager
Marcel Frei, President
Booth Title: ACT Test Panels
Booth Number: 112
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
Booth Title: DataPhysics Instruments
Booth Number: 116
The measurement of contact angle, surface tension, surface free energy of solids, work of adhesion and other relevant parameters for surface science isour core competence. Our tensiometers, contact angle measurement instruments, humidity generators and our instruments for characterizing disperse material systems and emulsions are worldwide known in science and industry as reliable instruments. Please have a look through our website for further detailed information; we will be pleased to get in touch with you for any questions regarding your tasks. Welcome to the world of interfaces. DataPhysics Instruments ‐ Understanding Interfaces.
Daniel Scholz, Sales Manager
Booth Title: Oxiteno
Booth Number: 118
Guided by innovation and sustainability, Oxiteno is a Brazilian based chemical company that operates worldwide as a leading manufacturer of surfactants and specialty chemicals. As a key supplier in the Paints and Coatings market, we develop efficient and multifunctional solutions with improved surfactant performance in both wetting and emulsification. In addition, we focus on concentrated ingredients and formulations, providing energysaving potential and environmental benefits in the production process and finished product.
Our portfolio is comprised of products that are derived from renewable
resources and include safer compounds such as APE free surfactants. Our
slate of products includes nonionic, anionic, and specialty surfactants as well as green solvents for the high solids coatings formulations.
Kip Sharp , US Technical Service Manager
Emerson Venceslau , Sr. R&D Scientist
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Booth Title: MichelMan
Booth Number: 120
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: Zeiss Microscopy
Booth Number: 122
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: Croda - Coatings and Polymers
Booth Number: 124
Croda Coatings and Polymers offers an extensive product portfolio of biobased building blocks and specialty surfactants designed to deliver innovative solutions to meet the growing needs in coatings applications.
Marc Chan, Sales Development Specialist
Wolfgang Geuking, Technology Development Manager
Booth Title: Siltech Corporation
Booth Number: 126
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: Emerald Kalama Chemicals
Booth Number: 204
K‐FLEX® dibenzoate coalescents from Emerald Kalama Chemical are the low‐VOC solution for excellent performance: superior scrub resistance and gloss, 36+ months’ exterior exposure, and equivalent dirt pick‐up to high‐VOC coalescents. Learn more at "Blend Optimization of Low‐VOC Benzoate Coalescents for Increased Hardness of Waterborne Coatings," Thursday morning, track 2.
William Arendt , Research Fellow
Brad Farrell, R&D Technician
Jason Butt, K‐FLEX Sales Manager
Kaye Linkenhoger, K‐FLEX Sales Manager