US Biobased Coatings Summit 2019

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The conference aims to give participants an insight to the coating industry’s latest developments, policy evaluations, and drivers.

Who Should Attend

  • Chemical companies
  • Paint manufacturers
  • Suppliers / distributors of biobased products
  • Manufacturers of biobased materials
  • Original equipment manufacturers
  • Regulatory and policy officers
  • R&D scientists
  • Global business / commercial directors
  • Technology & solution providers
  • Technical managers
  • Agricultural cooperatives & raw material traders
  • Agro-industrials
  • Equipment suppliers for the chemical industry
  • Engineering, consulting & investment companies


  • Sourcing Biobased Coatings within the US Market
  • Navigating Through the Biobased Coatings Market
  • Regulations & Policy Framing the Coatings Industry
  • Recognising the Technology within the Biological Coatings Market and its Potential
  • Exploring the Opportunities within Coatings Applications
  • Developing a Truly Sustainable Approach to the Coatings Industry
  • Advancing the Biobased Coatings Market
  • Overcoming the Misconceptions Surrounding the Biobased Industry

Selected Speakers

  • Vijay Mhetar, Senior VP, Chief Technology Officer, Kraton Corporation
  • Charles Palmer, Technical Vice President, Ethox Chemicals
  • Lixian Xu, Product Manager Valida, Sappi Biotech
  • John Sulewski, Senior Chemist, Toyo Ink America
  • Charles Klass, President, Klass Associates Inc.
  • Huzaifa Matwala, Paint Recyclist
  • Terri Carson, Technical Director, Alberdingk Boley
  • Heidi McAuliffe, Vice President, Government Affairs, American Coatings Association
  • Ramani Narayan, Distinguished Professor, Michigan State University
  • John Bennett, Founder/CEO, Eco Safety Products
  • Jason Rochette, Research Associate, Resinate Materials Group
  • Zhigang Chen, Technical Director, Ingevity


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