30th Annual Vinyl Compounders Conference

30th Annual Vinyl Compounders Conference
The PLASTICS Compounders Conference -  Join us at the only US program dedicated to the flexible vinyl market.  Come and join representatives from those companies involved with plastisol and organosols, at a productive two day program.

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When
7/14/2019 - 7/16/2019
Where
Ponte Vedra Inn & Club 200 Ponte Vedra Blvd Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082 UNITED STATES

Program

   

Sunday, 14 July 2019

 
Ocean Course at the Ponte Vedra Inn & Club
Time
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
10:00 AM

5:30 PM

Available to all registrants
Time
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
6:00 PM

Monday, 15 July 2019

 
Time
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
8:00 AM

Time
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
8:00 AM

Mary Beth Nooney, Marketing Manager, Mexichem Chair, Vinyl Compounders Division
Time
9:00 AM - 9:05 AM
9:00 AM

J.D. Foster, Senior VP, Economic Policy Division & Chief Economist US Chamber of Commerce  After all the talk of recession at the end of 2018, the U.S. Economy continues to advance smartly. What drives it forward and what might stand in the way of further growth through 2020? The threats are many, but are they material? What about the ever-present unknown unknowns?
Time
9:05 AM - 9:45 AM
9:05 AM

Ana Lopez, Associate Director Chlor-alkal, Vinyls IHS Markit. This presentation will cover the recent supply/demand fundamentals analysis for ethylene and chlorine with emphasis in the Americas. We will also review the short-term outlook for both commodities and their impact on the vinyls market.
Time
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM
9:45 AM

Time
10:15 AM - 10:30 AM
10:15 AM

Ralph Purtell, Manager Purtell Vinyl Consulting LLC The presentation will briefly review equipment used to measure plastisol rheology and compare the effectiveness of typical plastisol ingredients in adjusting viscosity both up and down.
Time
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
10:30 AM

Fernando Garcia, Global Business Director, Technical Coatings and Specialties Mexichem
Time
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM
11:15 AM

Patty Long, Interim President & CEO Plastics Industry Association
Time
11:45 AM - 12:15 PM
11:45 AM

Lunch on your own.
Time
12:15 PM - 1:30 PM
12:15 PM

1:30 PM

Jean-Francois Vautrin, General Manager, Automotive Interior Nakan Vinyl compounds for car interior parts: Business insights and megatrends, and how Nakan’s products and innovation provide answers.
Time
1:45 PM - 2:30 PM
1:45 PM

Stan Walzak, Technical Consultant, PVC North America BYK USA Inc.           To give an overview of the technology of the wetting and dispersing of pigments and fillers into flexible PVC compounds.  This will include the theory and practical examples of the proper method and procedure of dispersing solids into liquid carriers
Time
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
2:30 PM

Time
3:00 PM - 3:20 PM
3:00 PM

Time
3:20 PM - 3:40 PM
3:20 PM

Time
3:40 PM - 4:00 PM
3:40 PM

Time
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
5:30 PM

Tuesday, 16 July 2019

 
Time
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
8:00 AM

Time
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
8:00 AM

Paul Daniels (Retired) Ralph Purtell, Manager, Purtell Vinyl Consulting LLC Stan Walzak, Technical Consultant, PVC North America, BYK USA Inc.
Time
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
9:00 AM

Michael Malveda, Principal Analyst, IHS Chemical
Time
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
9:30 AM

Time
10:00 AM - 10:15 AM
10:00 AM

Kevin Ott, Executive Director Flexible Vinyl Alliance
Time
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
10:15 AM

Richard Krock, Vice President Regulatory & Technical Affairs The Vinyl Institute Each month, the Vinyl Institute provides a briefing on issues affecting the industry: Green Building, and Occupant Wellness, Vinyl Advocacy and Sustainability, Chemical Transparency and Regulation, Other Codes and Standards, and Other topical issues. This session will review the current array of items of concern
Time
10:45 AM - 11:15 AM
10:45 AM

Cristian Barcan, VP Sustainability & Industry Affairs, The Vinyl Institute Executive Director, Vinyl Sustainability Council  The Vinyl Institute has branded and launched its sustainability initiative: +VANTAGE VINYL This program provides the platform for corporations in the vinyl value chain to measure their progress to sustainable development and be recognized while doing so. The presentation will review this process and the path forward.
Time
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM
11:15 AM

Ashley Hood-Morley, Director, Sustainability Plastics Industry Association PLASTICS recently concluded their second sustainability benchmarking survey among member companies of the association. As the champions of this work, the Flexible Vinyl Products Division and attendees of the Annual Compounders Conference will receive the first preview of the survey results. Ashley Hood-Morley will present preliminary findings and key takeaways.
Time
11:45 AM - 12:00 PM
11:45 AM

Time
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
12:00 PM

Michael J. Devereux, II, CPA, CMP, Partner and Director of Manufacturing, Distribution of Plastics Industry Services Mueller Prost The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) overhauled the U.S. tax code, changing numerous tax code provisions important to the manufacturing sector.  Attendees will learn about the changes to the tax laws governing their business, as well as the following topics: The increased value of the R&D tax credit; New methods of accounting available to manufacturers; The elimination of the corporate Alternative Minimum Tax (AMT); 100% bonus depreciation on capital expenditures and increased §179;  New limitations on deducting interest expense and entertainment
Time
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM
1:30 PM

Perc Pineda, PhD, Chief Economist Plastics Industry Association The stage is set for comparatively lower U.S. economic growth in 2019, but the risks of recession remains muted. External and internal factors will continue to impact the supply and dynamics of the world’s most versatile plastic – vinyl. Will the plastics industry’s growth momentum continue?
Time
2:15 PM - 3:00 PM
2:15 PM

Join us for the closing reception.  Meet the program sponsors at their tabletop displays.  Enjoy good food and networking as the program comes to a close.  Thanks for Attending! This will also include a Technical Advisory Table for attendees to ask questions of a panel of experts.
Time
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
5:30 PM

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