ATLANTA -- Attendees at the 2002 TAPPI Hot Melt Symposium will have the opportunity to learn about the latest technological developments in the hot melt industry and get their questions answered by industry experts. The symposium will be held June 23-25, 2002, in Charlotte, N.C. Formulators, equipment manufacturers, sales and marketing personnel, suppliers, and end users will benefit from attending this event.

This year's symposium will cover topics including raw materials, new technologies, applications equipment, market studies and industry trends. The keynote speaker for the event will be Steve Wood, CEO, KRATONT Polymers Business, Houston.

TAPPI is offering several sponsorship opportunities for companies to gain extra exposure at this year's symposium. Sponsors' names will be listed in the program book and printed on signs that will be prominently displayed in the conference hall.

For more information, call 800-332-8686 (U.S.) or 800-446-9431 (Canada), or visit