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The Waterborne Symposium

Environmentally Friendly Coating Technologies

Mission Statement:

To administer the preeminent educational/technical forum in the United States directed to the science and technology of surface coatings and  to provide revenue to support and advance the School of Polymers and High Performance Materials at The University of Southern Mississippi.

MEET SOME OF THE STUDENTS SUPPORTED BY YOUR PARTICIPATION

William Arendt

Research Fellow - Emerald Kalama Chemical, LLC

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Bill Arendt is a Research Fellow with Emerald Kalama Chemical, LLC. For the last forty three years with Emerald Kalama, Genovique Specialties and Velsicol Chemical, he has focused on new and existing plasticizers, application development as well as technical support. In the past Bill has presented papers at the Waterborne Symposium on different additives and has made numerous paper presentations to other societies on coatings, PVC, caulk, polyurethanes  and other technologies. He has 17 US patents and has several patents pending. 

Address:  417 Catalpa Lane
Libertyville, IL 60048

Phone:  360-431-7012

Website:  www.emeraldmaterials.com 

Title: Continuation in the Innovation of Benzoate Technology for Coatings Applications

Co-author(s)Emily McBride and Marianne Connor


 

Emerald Performance Materials

 

Emerald Performance Materials, LLC produces and markets technologically advanced specialty chemicals for a broad range of food and industrial applications.  Its products play a variety of roles in the products that are consumed and used every day, enabling them to last longer, look, smell, taste or perform better. Emerald products are used in aerospace, food, beverages, cosmetics, toothpaste, household products, paint, tires, automobiles, sports gear and many other applications.  Headquartered in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, Emerald has eight operations and approximately 700 employees.