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Apr 23, 2018 - Apr 25, 2018

2018 ASC Annual Spring Conference & EXPO

Hyatt Regency Miami
Miami, Florida

H.B. Fuller Polymer group — along with Royal Adhesives & Sealants— now offers expanded capabilities to meet your needs. Together, we provide an unparalleled offering of emulsion polymers, thickeners and surfactants for adhesives, construction products, coatings, textiles, binders, and other specialty end uses.

Our offerings include Elvace® vinyl acetate-ethylene copolymers, Pace® and Plyamul® vinyl acetate homopolymer and vinyl acrylic copolymers, H.B. Fuller® and Royal Paracryl® and Paranol® acrylic, styrene acrylic, acrylic acrylonitrile and vinyl acrylic emulsions, Paragum® acrylate thickeners, and select Stanfax® surfactants.

Our dedicated team of Technical Service, R&D, Customer Service and Sales professionals work together to customize a solution for your specific needs. Visit Booth 124 at the EXPO on April 24 from 3 - 6:30 p.m. to learn more.

In addition to our Polymers team exhibiting at the EXPO, we invite you to come hear H.B. Fuller adhesive experts presenting at this year’s conference.

Monday, April 23 — Hot Melt Short Course 

8:45 - 9:30 a.m.             Packaging and Paper Converting Adhesives, Thomas Kauffman
9:45 -10:30 a.m.            Nonwoven Adhesives Market, Kevin Davis

Monday, April 23 — Polyurethane Short 
11:10 – Noon              1 and 2K Liquid Polyurethane Adhesives, Chuck Torborg

Tuesday, April 24 — Education Track: Technical and Government Regulations Supply Chain in HM Hygiene Market

1:15 – 1:45 p.m.            Hygiene Market Trends and the Threat of Ultrasonic Bonding, Bryan Campion
2:45 – 3:15 p.m.            Addressing Hygiene Market Needs Through Hot Melt Adhesive Technology, Kevin Davis

About our presenters

Thomas Kauffman, H.B. Fuller global technology manager, has over 30 years of experience in the adhesive and sealants industry. He has held roles in Product Development, Technical Service, Platform Technology Development, Marketing, and Quality. He obtained a M.S. in Polymer Science and Engineering from Lehigh University and a M.B.A. from University of Minnesota and has authored or co-authored over 30 granted US patents.

Kevin Davis is a technical manager at H.B. Fuller. He has nine years of experience in developing hot melt adhesives for hygiene and other markets. Kevin holds a B.S. in chemical engineering from Case Western Reserve University and a Ph.D. in chemical engineering from the University of Minnesota.

Chuck Torborg is a research scientist in the Durable Assembly Group at H.B. Fuller. He has 23 years of experience developing reactive adhesives and coatings with a focus on 1K and 2K liquid urethanes, reactive hot melts and epoxies. Chuck has a B.A. in Chemistry from the University of St. Thomas and an M.S. in Chemistry from the University of Minnesota.

Bryan Campion, global account manager, has over 20 years of experience in the adhesives industry and currently manages numerous global accounts at H.B. Fuller. With Bryan’s leadership, H.B. Fuller’s global hygiene organization has delivered innovative solutions that align with the company’s Full-Care® brand philosophy. In 2016, Bryan was named the Essence Award winner, H.B. Fuller’s highest employee recognition for game changing leadership. Bryan has a B.S. in Marketing from Indiana University and an MBA in Finance and International Business from the University of Illinois at Chicago.

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