Orlando, FL, will host the Pressure Sensitive Tape Council Week of Learning, scheduled for May 14-18. It is the only industry event focused on pressure-sensitive adhesive (PSA) tape.
The Week of Learning includes the TECH 30 Global Conference VI, which spans May 16-18. The PSTC Global Conference Committee selected 23 papers for presentation that represent the best in pressure-sensitive adhesive tape technical knowledge. Topics include novel adhesives, release technology advancements, PSA tape use, and performance testing and characterization improvements.
Tape University 102 and Tape University Basics are also offered during the week’s events. Paid Tape University attendees are eligible to attend the Formulating Techniques Workshop on May 15.
In addition, a tour to the nearby Kennedy Space Center is scheduled for May 15. This tour has been specially arranged for PSTC global conference attendees.
For more information, visit weekoflearning.pstc.org.
SIDEBAR: PSTC Schedule at a GlanceMonday, May 14
Tape University 102: 11:30 a.m.–7:30 p.m.
Tuesday, May 15
Tape University 102: 7:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Tape University Basics: 7:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Optional Kennedy Space Center Tour: 9:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Formulating Techniques Workshop: 4:30 p.m.–7:00 p.m.
Wednesday, May 16
Tech 30 Global Conference VI: 8:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
Posters: 3:30 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
Thursday, May 17
Tech 30 Global Conference VI: 8:00 a.m.–3:30 p.m.
Exhibit Showcase Luncheon: 11:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.
Friday, May 18
Tech 30 Global Conference VI: 8:00 a.m.–10:00 a.m.
SIDEBAR: PSTC Exhibitor List (as of April 9)Advance Polymers International
Ashland Performance Materials
Avery Dennison Performance Polymers
Chase Coating & Laminating
Cytec Industries Inc.
Davis-Standard LLC/Black Clawson
Dow Corning Corp.
ExxonMobil Chemical Co.
International Specialty Products
MEGTEC Systems Inc.
Momentive Performance Materials
Mondi Packaging Akrosil
Neenah Paper Inc.
OMNOVA Solutions Inc.
Resinas Sinteticas S.A. de C.V.
Rohm and Haas Co.
Sekisui Voltek LLC
SEPTON Co. of America
Siliconature USA LLC
Soken Chemical America Inc.
Texture Technologies Corp.
The Dow Chemical Co.
Zeon Chemicals LP