Bethesda, Maryland - The US Adhesive and Sealant Council's (ASC) autumn convention 2012 will be "enhanced" with a focus on advanced technology and transport.
ASC said its advanced technology programme will feature eight research institutions presenting emerging research and technologies that are being developed for the marketplace. The new track is designed to support technologists who are actively engaged in creating next generation products and technologies for their companies
The transports focus will feature end users such as General Motors and Harman-Becker Automotive and intelligence provider IHS Global Insight, which will offer engineer-driven perspective and insight on the automotive industry's needs from the adhesives and sealants industry, particularly from formulators, ASC said in a 27 July news release.
"A focus on the future is always a priority at ASC events, and the advanced technology link and transport track will provide scientific research and customer perspectives that can drive innovation," commented Matthew Croson, ASC president.
More than thirty speakers from companies and organisations such as Dow Corning, Dow Chemical, ASTM International and US Chamber of Commerce will present on critical topics important to the industry.