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Another successful PRA conference

By 19th September 2019 September 24th, 2019 No Comments
Thank you to everyone that attended the 2019 PRA Conference. It was great to see so many new and familiar faces at the event.
As promised, I have made the speakers presentations available. To access them please click on the relevant links below.
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Deeba Ansari - Imerys

Science & Technology Director

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Agnès Beaugendre - Arkema

Technical Manager EMEA

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Jonathan Bourne - Nexant

Vice President

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Ben Naden - PRA

Senior Chemist

Industrial minerals step up to the challenges of the circular economy

Sustainable design with high-durable coatings using Fluoropolymers

Moving towards a circular economy for Hydrocarbon raw materials

A circular
solution to
paint recycling

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Ellen Daniels - BCF

Head of Public Affairs and Policy

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Johan Rommens - Chemours

Regional Business Development Manager Coatings

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Andy White - FP Pigments

Director Paint & Coatings

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Huzaifa Matawala - Regent Paints USA Inc

Paint Recyclist

Paint and the product environmental footprint tool

How Ti02 can positively impact paint sustainability

How sustainability is shaping our business

Maximum
sustainability

Whilst having one of our speakers travel plans severely disrupted by a certain airline pilots strike it was a pleasure to have been able to welcome over seventy people from across Europe attending our conference. It was also more than encouraging to witness the enthusiasm, comments and questioning relating to our topic this year of Sustainability: Challenges & Future Opportunities.

Besides the customary Melton Mowbray lunchtime fare there was plenty of discussion and networking undertaken, so based on this, PRA World will again be looking for a suitable topic for next year’s event. I would also like to thank again our speakers and our sponsors for their support for the event and to be able to work with such people in supporting the Coatings Industry is a pleasure.

With PRA World delivering first class Testing, Market Data, Technical Training and R&D Projects to the industry, we believe we are ideally placed to compliment your internal teams and plans. Next year’s event will probably be at the same location and around early June so please mark your diaries.

Ian Claris – PRA Director