TAPPI Hosting Extrusion Coating Course

NORCROSS, GA | TAPPI will hold an Extrusion Coating Course from April 29 -- May 1, 2008, at the Doubletree Hotel Colorado Springs World Arena, Colorado Springs, CO.

This in-depth course will teach attendees, including extrusion engineers, supervisors and operators, technical directors and superintendents, technical assistants, and R&D personnel, how to streamline processes , achieve product design requirements and end uses, maintain equipment, address safety concerns, and anticipate and resolve problems.

The course will feature case studies on “Improved Sustainability in Packaging,” by Jeffrey J. Wooster of Dow Chemical USA, winner of the 2007 PLACE Conference Best Paper Award; and “PLA/PHA Processing Tips & Product Markets” by William E. Kelly of Cereplast, Inc.

Clint D. Cleaver of Chevron Phillips Chemical Company, Technical Chair of TAPPI’s Extrusion Coating Course, has assembled a team of expert speakers, including Scott B. Marks, DuPont Packaging & Industrial Polymers; Kelly R. Frey, Chevron Phillips Chemical Co.; William E. Kelly, Cereplast, Inc.; Louis W. Piffer, Davis-Standard, Converting Systems; Beth M. Wells, Optex Process Solutions; John L. Kelley, JLK Consulting; Jeffrey J. Wooster, Dow Chemical USA; Michael Cunningham, Thermo Fisher Scientific; Rory A. Wolf, Enercon Industries; Joseph D. DiGiacomo, Flynn Burner Corp.; R. Duane Smith, Black Clawson Converting Machinery/Davis Standard; Robert Hammond, Mica.; Sam G. Iuliano, Extrusion Dies Industries; and Gary D. Oliver, Cloeren.

Register on-line at www.tappi.org.

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