ASC Fall Convention to Take Place in Pittsburgh

The Adhesive and Sealant Council, Inc. (ASC)'s Fall 2004 Convention & Expo will take place Sept. 19-22 at the Pittsburgh Hilton. The convention will feature business and technical educational sessions, networking events, keynote speakers, and the industry's biggest expo dedicated to showcasing the latest products and services. Educational sessions will delve into energy and raw material costs, doing business overseas, new product innovations, regulatory and environmental issues, advances in urethane products, nanotechnology, advances in hot melts, shrinking product life cycles, and other topics of interest to adhesive and sealant manufacturers and their suppliers.

Sessions include the following.

  • Hot-Melt Adhesives: Leading-Edge Solutions
  • Environmental/Regulatory Issues: Meeting Critical Challenges for Conservation and Compliance
  • Trends in Technology I: Maximizing Innovation and Efficiency
  • Trends in Technology II: Succeeding with Market Driven Solutions
  • Designing Adhesives/Formulation I: Solution Driven Design - Adding Value to Performance
  • Designing Adhesives/Formulation II: Leveraging Design and Formulation
  • Automotive Applications: Better, Lighter, Faster - Opportunities for Meeting Manufacturing Challenges
  • Marketing Strategies: Inside the Eight Ball - Taking Advantage of Market Dynamics

The 2004 Fall Exposition will take place on Tuesday, Sept. 21. Exhibiting companies include suppliers and distributors of raw materials, services, software, and production, manufacturing, and testing equipment. In addition, a Supplier Spotlight will feature mini-presentations on new products.

Co-located with the convention, the ASC's Urethane Short Course will take place on Sunday, Sept. 19, and Monday, Sept. 20th, and will feature presentations on polyurethane chemistry and raw material considerations, formulation of urethane-based adhesives and sealants, and urethane applications.

For more information, visit or call Malinda Armstrong at (301) 986-9700, ext. 106.

Exhibitors (as of week of July 26)

Air Products and Chemicals Inc. 40 and 41

Arizona Chemical Co. 16

Bayer MaterialScience 26

Charles Ross & Son Co. 32

Chemsultants International Inc. 17

Cognis Corp. 42

Degussa Corp. 13 and 14

Dynasol LLC 43

Eastman Chemical Co. 33

ExxonMobil Chemical Co. 18

Forbo Adhesives LLC - Synthetic Polymers 31

Franklin Industrial Minerals 29

Gabriel Performance Products 11

GE Advanced Materials - Silicones 50

Interfibe Corporation 34

Kaneka Texas Corp. 36

Kolon Chemical 15

KRATON Polymers U.S. LLC 1

Liquid Control Corp. 35

Magna Machine Co. 19

Orbseal LLC 28

Troy Corp. 25

Verichem Inc. 10

Vinamul Polymers (A unit of National Starch

and Chemical Co.) 27

Zeon Chemicals 30

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