Plastic Powertrain Parts 2017

Design, material and process developments

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Date: June 1, 2017

Venue: The Sheraton Detroit Novi Hotel. Novi, Michigan. 21111 Haggerty Rd., Novi, MI 48375

Sponsored by:

On June 1, 2017, The ITB Group will host its annual Plastic Powertrain Parts conference focused on innovations and developments that are shaping powertrain components, improving powertrain emissions, design, modeling, materials, and processes. The event will once again cater to leading global tier suppliers, material suppliers and OEMs with conference participants and attendees finding excellent value in the presentations, business development opportunities and exposure gained in the adjacent exhibit hall.

Plan now to attend and take part in a full day of presentations and capitalize on unlimited networking/business development opportunities. Join experts and decision makers from global Tier suppliers, material suppliers and OEMs.

Scroll down to view the conference program and click the registration link on the right to secure your attendance.

Interested to participate, gain exposure and showcase your products/developments at the conference? Opportunities to sponsors and/or exhibit are available and details can be found using the sponsor/exhibit link on the right.

Still have questions? Contact Mr. Bryan Eldredge, Program Manager – Conferences.

Tel: 248-380-6310 • Email: beldredge@itbgroup.com

CONFERENCE AGENDA - June 1, 2017

8:00

Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:45

Welcome and Opening Remarks
Dr. Joel Kopinsky, Managing Director - The ITB Group (U.S.A.)
INNOVATIONS IN MATERIALS AND PROCESSES

9:00

Future Trends for High Performance Materials for Existing and Alternative Propulsion Systems
Volker Plehn, Director Business Development - Toray Resin Company (U.S.A.)

9:30

Ryton® XE PPS Alloys for Fluid Transport Tubing
Greg Poterala, Sales Development Manager - Solvay Specialty Polymers (U.S.A.)

10:00

High Performance Molding with the Technology and Innovation of Multitube and Multi-Process Plastic Injection Molds
David Matthews, North American Operations Manager - Georges Pernoud North America (U.S.A.)

10:30

Networking Break
AIR MANAGEMENT - A LEADER IN POWEWRTRAIN PLASTIC APPLICATIONS

11:15

Meeting Future Trends and Challenges of Air Management Systems
Speaker TBD - DuPont Automotive (U.S.A.)

11:45

Innovative Solutions for Engine Air Induction Applications
Dr. Marco Barbolini, Automotive Engine System Product Manager - Roechling Automotive (Italy)

12:15

High Temperature Thermoplastic Copolyester for Hot Charge Air Ducts
Russell Bloomfield, Senior Application Development Engineer - DSM Engineering Plastics (U.S.A.)

12:45

Lunch
SIMULATION - IMPROVING UNDERSTADNING AND EFFICIENCY

2:00

The Next Steps in Simulating SLS Performance with Sinterline PA6 Powder
Nathaniel Van Vliet, Tech Service Engineer - Solvay Performance Polyamides (U.S.A.)

2:30

How Reinforced Plastic Material Microstructures are Influencing Component Vibrational Behavior
Dustin Souza, Application Engineer - e-Xstream (U.S.A.)

3:00

CAE Driven Development of CARB Approved Plastic Ejector in AIS Duct for Purging of Carbon Canister in Turbocharged Engines
Sami Siddiqui, Supervisor CAE Manufacturing and Dhaval Vaishnav, CAE Product Development Engineer - Ford Motor Company (U.S.A.)

3:30

Networking Break
FURTHER MATERIAL INNOVATIONS

4:00

Next Generation PPA is a Powertrain Game Changer
Bill Burnham, Business Development Manager, Powertrain - DSM Engineering Plastics (U.S.A.)

4:30

Next Generation Plastics Compounds for Automotive Powertrain Applications
Dr. Deen Chundury, Vice President, R&D - Wellman Advanced Materials (U.S.A.)

5:00

Advantages of Aliphatic Polyketone in Automotive Powertrain Parts
Dr. Cary Veith, President and CEO - Esprix Technologies (U.S.A.)

5:30

Closing Remarks and Cocktail Reception
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Program Agenda


Register to Attend


Sponsor and Exhibit Details


Exhibitors To-Date

Ascend Performance Materials

BASF

dlhBOWLES

DSM Engineering Plastics

Evonik

Georges Pernoud North America

Wellman Advanced Materials

Zeon Chemicals


Hotel Reservation Details

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CONFERENCE SPEAKERS

Dr. Joel Kopinsky
Managing Director - The ITB Group

Dr. Joel Kopinsky

Dr. Kopinsky (Ph.D. Chemical Engineering and MBA) is responsible for The ITB Group’s consulting assignments in energy storage, vehicle emissions, plastic engine parts and glazing systems. Over the past 25 years he has completed a variety of strategic and technical feasibility consulting projects for leading suppliers, OEMs and investment banks in North America, Europe and Asia. In addition, he has completed numerous multiclient reports concerned with energy storage, glazing and powertrain technologies. In the 1980’s, Dr. Kopinsky worked at the General Motors Research Labs followed by the completion of his MBA at Columbia University. On the side, Dr. Kopinsky is an avid clarinetist and long-haul hiker.

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