Our 2017 Sponsors
Premier Sponsor of the Wednesday Evening Reception
26701 Telegraph Road
Southfield, Michigan 48034
Phone: +1 248 827-4670
Fax: +1 248 827-2727
Amazing effects. Unique performance. The Dispersions & Resins business of BASF develops, produces and markets a range of high-quality resins, additives, colorants and polymer dispersions worldwide.
These raw materials are used in formulations for coatings and paints, printing and packaging products, construction chemicals, adhesives, fiberbonding, nonwovens, and paper manufacturing. With a comprehensive product portfolio and extensive knowledge of the industries we serve, our customers benefit from innovative and sustainable solutions to help them advance their formulations through chemistry.
We provide the raw materials from a diverse product range matched with extensive industry experience and technical knowledge to help enhance the quality, appearance and durability of all exterior and interior coatings. In challenging environmental conditions, our dispersions, resins and additives provide adhesion, maintain gloss and prevent corrosion. And you can preserve your application’s color with our light stabilizers that prevent degradation and color change as a result of UV exposure.
Student Poster Session
Jamie Dziczkowski, Ph.D.
Eastman Chemical Company
Specialty Coatings Product Development
Eastman is a global specialty chemical company that produces a broad range of products found in items people use every day. With a portfolio of specialty businesses, Eastman works with customers to deliver innovative products and solutions while maintaining a commitment to safety and sustainability. Its market-driven approaches take advantage of world-class technology platforms and leading positions in attractive end-markets such as transportation, building and construction, and consumables. Eastman focuses on creating consistent, superior value for all stakeholders. As a globally diverse company, Eastman serves customers in approximately 100 countries and had 2015 revenues of approximately $9.6 billion. The company is headquartered in Kingsport, Tennessee, USA and employs approximately 15,000 people around the world.
Expert Panel Session Sponsorship
Dale Pritchett has been involved in magazine publishing for 25 years. He is currently the publisher of "Coatings World," "Ink World," "Coatings and Ink China" and “Printed Electronics Now.com” as well as the show daily newspapers for the CHINACOAT and the RADTECH UV/EB Expositions. He has been with Rodman Publishing for 14 years. Prior to Rodman he was the publisher of “Soap, Cosmetics, Chemical Specialties” and the "American Ink Maker." Dale has worked with the National Association of Printing Ink Manufacturers, The Federation of Societies for Coatings Technology, RadTech, the Color Pigments Manufacturers Association and numerous other paint and ink associations worldwide. Dale is also a founding board member of the Metro New York Printing Ink Association and he was awarded the 2004 Joseph A. Fielder Fellowship Award by the New York Club of Printing House Craftsmen. He is a graduate of the University of Miami where he majored in Music and Business.
Coatings World is directed at industry personnel throughout the world concerned with developing and manufacturing paints, coatings, adhesives and sealants. Our staff-written feature articles and news items provide information on new technologies, production and marketing aspects of the worldwide paint and coatings industry.
Soon after it was launched in June 1996, Coatings World received widespread praise for its editorial approach, and was ranked No. 1 as the"most-read magazine" in the 1999 independent Harvey Research study of 10 magazines covering the paint and adhesives industries.
Coatings World is published 12 times a year and has a circulation of more than 18,000. Our readers include R&D chemists, corporate management, sales and marketing professionals, purchasing executives and production/plant managers at the top paint and coatings companies around the world.
Registration Booth Sponsor
Dow Customer Information Group Midland
Phone Number: 1-800-447-4369
Business Hours: 8am – 5pm Eastern Standard Time (GMT -5)
Dow Coating Materials leads innovation in technologies that help advance the performance of paints and coatings. Our water-based acrylic emulsion technology revolutionized the global paint industry, and was named a National Historic Chemical Landmark by the American Chemical Society. We offer a broad portfolio of binders, dispersants, rheology modifiers and surfactants for a wide variety of end markets. Highly experienced, full-service technical teams support our products, and we continue to strengthen our global supply chain through manufacturing excellence and reliable supply.
Siltech Best Innovative Paper Award
225 Wicksteed Avenue . Toronto
Ontario . Canada . M4H 1G5
Telephone:  424-4567
Facsimile:  424-3158
Personal Care Applications
1625 Lakes Parkway, Suite N
Lawrenceville . GA . 30043 . USA
Telephone:  442-0210
Facsimile:  442-9624
Siltech has two modern plants, one located in Toronto, Canada and the other in Mississauga, Canada. Both plants are equipped with efficient, large-scale, high-temperature and pressure reactors, thin film evaporators and other modern equipment required in such unit processes as equilibration, hydrosylilation, quaternization, amidation, phosphation, esterification, etc.
In addition to allocating considerable development resources to the refinement and optimization of production techniques, which have resulted in a unique processing technology, we at Siltech pay special attention to the changing technological requirements of the industries we serve.
Our R&D and technical service laboratories are modernly equipped and staffed by chemists with many years of experience in diverse segments of the chemical processing industry. In addition, we have efficient pilot plant facilities available to produce special products for your experimental needs.
We are proud of the quality of the products described in this brochure. Most are available from stock on short notice. However, we will gladly manufacture other homologues to minimum order.
Many old problems may be solved with new silicone surfactants. We welcome the opportunity to partner with customers, as we believe this results in the creation of the most formulator-friendly, cost-effective silicone specialties.
Advanced Polymer Monitoring Technologies Plant Tour
Advanced Polymer Monitoring Technologies, Inc. Advanced Polymer Monitoring Technologies, Inc. (APMT) develops, manufactures and distributes products and services for the real-time monitoring and control of polymer reactions for the synthetic and natural polymer industries. APMT's proprietary technology and patented, tailored online monitoring solutions allow polymer producers to optimize their manufacturing processes by increasing product quality, yield and overall process efficiency.
APMT also manufactures a product for the biopharmaceutical and protein industries. This light scattering based instrument utilizes 16 independent sample holders capable of precise control of temperature and stirring stressors. This instrument continuously monitors the sample throughout the entire aggregation process and provides early detection of aggregation, degradation and particle formulation.
Name Badges, Pocket Schedules and Short Course Flash Drives Sponsor
Coatings Adhesives & Specialties
1 Covestro Circle
Pittsburgh, PA 15205
Phone: (412) 413-2000
Covestro is a leading producer of advanced polymers and high-performance plastics in North America and around the world. Our innovative developments in coating, adhesive and specialty raw materials, polycarbonates, polyurethanes and thermoplastic polyurethane elastomers enhance products in a wide variety of markets. Browse this site to learn more about our company and our products in Canada, Mexico and the United States.
10507 Southern Loop Blvd
Pineville, NC 28134
(704) 588-1004 (Office)
Everlight Chemical is a leading provider of UVA light stabilizers. Everlight’s Eversorb product line features a variety of UVA light stabilizers designed to work with a variety of coating and plastic applications. The Eversorb AQ Series is specifically designed to work with waterborne applications.
Conference Bag Sponsor
4000 Monroe Road
Charlotte, NC 28205
Phone: 704 331 7000
As one of the world’s leading specialty chemical companies, Clariant contributes to value creation with innovative and sustainable solutions for customers from many industries. Our portfolio is designed to meet very specific needs with as much precision as possible. At the same time, our research and development is focused on addressing the key trends of our time. These include energy efficiency, renewable raw materials, emission-free mobility, and conserving finite resources. Our business units are organized into four Business Areas: Care Chemicals, Natural Resources, Catalysis and Plastics & Coatings.
King Cake Sponsor
1 Sycamore Road, Sweet A, Picayune, MS 39466
Paul’s Pastry Shop is the Home of the Original Cream Cheese and Fruit Filled King Cake
Thousands of king cakes are consumed at parties every year in Louisiana and the Mississippi Gulf Coast. A cultural gumbo of European tradition, pagan celebration and religious doctrine, spiced with more than a dash of local flavor, today’s Mardi Gras has evolved as an American phenomenon unique to the Gulf Coast region. Here at Paul’s Pastry Shop in Picayune, MS, we wish to continue the Mardi Gras tradition making a quality product for our customers to enjoy.