LEARN HOW TO BE MORE PROFITABLE AND EFFICIENT IN HOSE MANUFACTURING
The one-and-a-half day program, is designed for senior managers, manufacturing engineers, plant managers and plant supervisors, R&D compounders and quality assurance supervisors involved in all aspects of the manufacturing of rubber hoses.
The 2013 program selected to date includes: :
• A KEYNOTE ADDRESS BY CONTITECH'S MIKE EISMANN, HEAD OF CENTRAL RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT/PRODUCT SEGMENT AIR CONDITIONING, CONTINENTAL AG'S BUSINESS UNIT FLUID TECHNOLOGY. Mr. Eismann's topic will be "Air Conditioning Hose, what it will take to become a global market leader in supporting regional product needs."
•A Failure Criterion for Predicting Time Dependent Delamination Under Static and Cyclic Loads of Fibre Reinforced Elastomeric Components
Salim Mirza, FEA Manager, Element Materials Technology Hitchin, Ltd. (formerly MERL)
Jenny Yu, Veyance
•NAHAD's Hose Safety Institute: What it is and Where We're Going
Debbie Mitchell, Hose Safety Institute Manager and Standards Program Manager, NAHAD
•Next Challenge for Air Conditioning Hoses--Move from R-134a to R-1234yf
Brad Haines, Veyance
•Hydraulic Hose Assembly Application Guidelines ISO/TS 17165-2
Lou Moreiras, Parker Hannifin--Retired
•Considerations in Aramid Selection Criteria for Hose Applications
Martin A. Doherty, R & D Manager Elastomer Reinforcements, Teijin Aramid BV
•Materials From a Supply Chain Point of View
Philip A. Sears, Procurement Manager, Parker Hannifin
•Recycling Thermoplastic Hose Components
Renee Coll, VP Sales and Marketing, Y City Recycling
Bob Combs, VP of Operation and Engineering, Y City Recycling
•NEW! Capability and Production of Charge Air Cooling Ductwork Produced with Flexible Rubber Hoses and 3D Suction Blow Molded Plastic Components
Joseph P. Schultz, Technical Manager, Contitech Thermopol LLC
•Formulating/Reformulating Laboratory Tools for Compound Development
Bruce D. Lambillotte, General Manager, Akron Laboratories, Smithers Scientific Services
•Use of NMR and miniDeMattia Crack Growth for Characterization of EPDM Hose Compounds
Ed Terrill, Research Fellow, Akron Rubber Development Laboratory, Inc.
•The Economy, International Trade and the Rubber Industry
Dennis Byrne, Professor Emeritus of Economics, The University of Akron
•Using Peroxides Safely and Efficiently for High Performance Hose Applications
Steven Monthey, Application Specialist-Automotive Products, Rhein Chemie
•Soya-Products in Elastomers
Mark Soucek, Ph.D., Associate Dean, The University of Akron
•Advances in Hose Branding Using Heat Transfer Technology
Roger Harvey Business Development Director, Industrial. Brand Identity Division, ITW Security and Brand Identity Group
•Predicting the Life of Polymers for the Industry
Jeff Andrasik, Product Supervisor and Senior Test Engineer, Smithers Rapra
•Measure of IRHD Hardness Using Samples with Non-Standard Thickness--A New Approach
Mauro Belloni, President, Gibitre Instruments
Conference chairman Guy Renshaw, vice president, industrial at CRP Industries Inc., has commitments for additional presentations from GIBITRE and ContiTech.
If you are interested in presenting a paper at the next event, please click on the Present a Paper link or contact Mr. Renshaw, at email@example.com
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- Hose and Rubber Product Manufacturers - $350
- Suppliers to the Hose and Rubber Industry - $750
Registration fees include a CD of all the available technical papers presented at the conference, complimentary lunch and refreshments, opening night cocktail networking reception and access to the table top exhibits.
HILTON AKRON/FAIRLAWN ROOM RESERVATIONS
Room rates are $149 (plus tax) per night. Click here to make your room reservation directly with the Hilton Akron Fairlawn.
This charming Akron hotel offers style and sophistication and a range of spacious suites and comfortable guest rooms. All conference activities will be held at the hotel.
Ideally located off Interstate Route 77 in northeast Ohio, the Hilton is just 25 minutes from the Akron/Canton Regional airport and 45 minutes from Cleveland Hopkins International airport.
Hilton Akron/Fairlawn features:
- HHonors points
- Complimentary high speed wireless internet
- Complimentary on-site parking
- Indoor and outdoor pools and fitness facilities
- Breakfast, lunch and dinner at Beau's Grille, Northern Ohio Live magazine's "Best Steak in Akron" award
- Directly opposite from Summit Mall
- The 2012 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Award
A CD of the 2011Hose Manufacturers Conference Technical Papers is available for $350. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org