2019 Winter Technical Meeting

February 25th - February 27th

Embassy Suites Greenville
670 Verdae Blvd
Greenville, SC 29607
864.676.9090

The SRG room rate for this meeting is $129 per night. This rate is good until or until our room block is sold out, so don't wait too long to make your reservation! Make sure to mention that you're with the Southern Rubber Group.

Technical Program

Technical Session I - Tuesday, February 26 Technical Session II - Tuesday, February 26

Event Schedule

Monday, February 25

8:30 a.m.- 9:30 a.m.- Program Planning Meeting

9:30 a.m.- 11:00 a.m.- Board Meeting

Tuesday, February 26

Technical Meeting

8:30 a.m.- Lou Gatti (EVONIK) presents “A New Highly Dispersible Silica for a New Market: ULRASIL 7800 GR”

9:05 a.m.- Steve Harsch (Lianda) presents “Composite Zinc Oxide: Reducing Cost and Weight”

9:40 a.m.- Chris Wagner (Chemspec) presents “Ethics and the Legal Process in the Workplace”

10:15 a.m.- Joe Lally (EVONIK) presents “Strategy for Developing Products with Coagents”

11:30 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.- Lunch Buffet

1:30 p.m.- Ron Koprowski (SCORE Organization) presents “Small Business Start Up Mentorship”

2:05 p.m.- Mousa Kassis (Adjunct Faculty- Youngstown State University) sponsored by ACE Products & Consulting LLC, presents “Trade War and US Tariffs- An Update”

3:05 p.m.- Kyle Johnstone (BOAZ Partners) presents “Recruiting in the Rubber Industry 

3:35 p.m.- Ken Thomas (The Dupps Company) presents “Simpler, Lower Cost, Better Performing CASE Formulas with Harmonite Powders”

4:10 p.m.- Erick Sharp (ACE Products & Consulting LLC) presents “Reaching the Future Generations of the Rubber Industry”

5:30 p.m.- 7:30 p.m.- Hospitality Event

Wednesday, February 27

Golf- Weather permitting

Stick around for a scramble

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