PORTLAND, ME--September 17, 2012: Smithers Rapra is pleased to announce that Aditya Birla Management Corporation, Notch Consulting, Northcoast Research, CTC International, Makrochem, Tauber Oil, and Sid Richardson Carbon & Energy Co. and more will be presenting at Carbon Black World 2012. This year's conference -- the only North American event bringing together the carbon black industry in 2012 -- will focus on the most timely topics including tread wear, traction and rolling resistance; tire labeling; material innovations in the automotive industry; nanoparticles; advanced heat recovery and more.
“The agenda for Carbon Black World 2012 delivers the competitive intelligence and breadth of topics you need for 2013 and beyond with dedicated sessions on advancements in production & manufacturing; policy, regulation and EH&S sustainability trends and growth areas and global market analysis”
"The agenda for Carbon Black World 2012 delivers the competitive intelligence and breadth of topics you need for 2013 and beyond with dedicated sessions on advancements in production & manufacturing; policy, regulation and EH&S sustainability trends and growth areas and global market analysis," says Conference Director Andrew T. Smaha. "This year, our major focus is to forge deeper connections between the tire and pigment end-users, and the entire value chain that services these industries. With Smithers Rapra leading program development, along with significant contribution from Ford Motor Company, Lehigh Technologies, Cooper Tire & Rubber, Bridgestone Americas, Pirelli Tyre S.p.A. and the NSF I/ UCRC Center for Tire Research, we feel the 2012 edition of Carbon Black World will even further enhance what has traditionally been an excellent business and technology conference."
The 2012 San Diego program will feature an interactive panel discussion moderated by Dr. Rikki Lamba of Smithers Rapra on Tread Wear, Traction and Rolling Resistance. The expert panel --comprised of industry leaders from Pirelli Tyre S.p.A., Ford Motor Company, Phillips Carbon Black Limited, Birla Carbon, Bridgestone Americas, Cabot Corporation, and Sid Richardon Carbon & Engergy Co. to name a few - will dissect and analyze the question 'can we achieve a paradigm shift with carbon black to expand the magic triangle?'
To ensure we continue to deliver on relevant and timely information from core businesses, rounding out this year's Carbon Black World 2012 general sessions are speakers from trusted names in the carbon black industry including: Gulftronic / General Atomics, PCME ltd, Saint-Gobain High Performance Refractories, Alstom Power Inc. Heat Transfer Solutions, D24, Rubber Manufacturing Association, ChemRisk, LLC, and Diversa Inc.
Register by October 5, 2012 to get Early Bird Pricing and save $300 off the conference fee! For more information about Carbon Black World 2012 or to register, visit Carbon Black World. Limited sponsorship and exhibition opportunities are still available.