04/26/2012

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Call for papers: 15th annual conference on Thermoplastic Elastomers

Smithers Rapra, the organisers, will shortly be announcing the agenda for this event, but there is still time to submit a paper. The 2012 conference will include sessions on: TPEs with significant bio-contentDevelopments for medical applicationsHigh temperature TPEsDevelopments for the automotive sectorProduction and innovation in a recession Papers are particularly encouraged in these areas however the organisers said that they would also welcome papers on: Other end user applications for TPEs such as personal care, appliances, toys, tools, sports and leisure and any of the many other applications.TPE market overview: current and future trends, especially with respect to AsiaTPE material developments, particularly TPVs, TPOs, SBCs, TPUs, COPEs and COPAs, and biopolymer TPEsNew TPE compounds and additives such as fillers, process improvers, stabilisers, flame retardants, and speciality chemicals.General issues such as REACH, and impact on the TPE industry. Speakers that are interested in submitting a paper, send a title, short summary (approx. 150 words), speaker name(s) and company name(s) to: Alix Reeves
Senior Conference Producer
areeves@smithers.comDeadline: 30 April 2012

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