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ASC Spring Expo 2013 sells out space to 64 exhibitors.

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February 14, 2013 - Adhesive and Sealant Council's (ASC) Spring EXPO is sold out; 64 companies will occupy 5,000 ft² net at Hyatt Regency Atlanta, GA, from April 21–23, 2013. In addition to being 25% larger than 2012 Spring EXPO in area, event will feature 17 brand new exhibitors. ASC President Matthew E. Croson noted the unveiling of speed networking event, which is intended to connect formulators with raw materials suppliers via face-to-face meetings.

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64 Exhibitors, Including 17 New Suppliers to Exhibit in Atlanta Event

Press release date: February 7, 2013

Bethesda, MD – The Adhesive and Sealant Council’s (ASC) Spring EXPO is officially sold out, with 64 companies taking 5,000 net square feet for the upcoming event, being held in conjunction with the ASC Convention, April 21-23 at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta, in Atlanta, GA.

The show is 25% larger than the 2012 Spring EXPO in terms of square footage, and will feature 17 brand new exhibitors to the event.

“More companies and new-to-the-show companies mean that attendees will have more opportunities to find innovative and alternative solutions for their formulation needs,” notes Matthew E. Croson, President of ASC.  “In this competitive business environment, it’s important that formulator attendees have as many options as possible and we encourage ASC Member Company buying teams to start their event planning now.”

Expansion of the ASC EXPO is a Board-driven strategy to add value to the Council’s two Conventions and EXPO events held annually.  Convention attendees have long asked for more exhibitors that provide polymer resins, performance additives and processing and packaging equipment.

“Working closely with the Council’s Marketing Committee, ASC was able to identify potential suppliers, develop a value proposition and begin the process of reaching out to make sure the industry knew about our event and understood our audience,” notes Croson.  “ASC is pleased that so many companies saw value in the EXPO and we look forward to having them be a part of the Spring Event.”

ASC’s Marketing Committee is one of five standing committees that ensure ASC programs are 100% member focused.  In addition to the EXPO Expansion project, the Committee is working on developing a new networking program to be held at the Fall Convention in Minneapolis, MN and offering marketing opportunities on the Council’s web platform.

“At the Fall EXPO, ASC will unveil what we’re calling a ‘Speed Networking’ event that will connect formulators with raw materials suppliers, as a value add to the EXPO that will also be held,” adds Croson.  “The program will be profile driven where individuals with business needs can connect with individuals with business solutions.  The ‘Speed Networking’ event will allow companies that wanted to meet with a specific prospect a chance to sit down and meet face-to-face in a quiet setting for introductions and connection.”

The following leaders are members of the ASC Marketing Committee:

Committee Chair: Ingo Stohrer, Business Director, Adhesive Resins, Evonik Degussa Corporation

Board Liaison:  Christopher Urheim , North American Marketing Director, Dow Chemical Company

ASC Staff Contact:  Malinda Armstrong, Senior Manager, Meetings & Tradeshows

Committee Members:

Edward Benoit, Global Automotive Marketing Manager, Avery Dennison
Duane Boothe, HMA Market Sales Manager, Gala Industries, Inc.
John Channon, Marketing Director, H.B. Fuller
Mike Fornes, Global Market Segment Manager, Eastman Chemical Company
Kismet Fowler, Trade Show Manager, Nordson Corporation
Iain Harvey, Technical Director, EPS – Materials
Mims Mathers, Manager, Promotion & E-Marketing-North America, Bayer MaterialScience LLC
Norma Neonis,  Marketing Specialist , DYNASOL, LLC
Doreen Paquette,  Event/Show Coordinator , Wacker Silicones
Jiansheng Tang, Technical Director, Adhesives and Tapes, Firestone Building Products
William Turner , Director, Sales & Marketing, REXtac, LLC
Julie Vaughn-Biege, Vice President, Marketing & Business Development, Emerald Performance Materials, LLC
John Westmoreland, Senior Sales Executive, Molekul Services

Exhibitors participating in the Spring EXPO are:

Accumetric, LLC | Booth 201

AkzoNobel | Booth 108**

American Casein Company | Booth106**

Applied Test Systems, Inc. | Booth 111

Arizona Chemical Company | Booth 302

ASI magazine | Booth 112

BASF Corporation | Booth 211

BassTech International | Booth 105**

Bayer MaterialScience LLC | Booths 405 & 407

BYK USA Inc. | Booth 303

Cabot | Booth 203**

Celanese Emulsion Polymers | Booth 204

Cleveland Steel Container & Pipeline Packaging | Booths 511 & 513**

Cray Valley USA LLC | Booth 305 & 307

Cytec Industries Inc. | Booth 412

Dexco Polymers - A TSRC Company |
Booths 205 & 207

Dow Chemical Company | Booth 107

DYNASOL, LLC | Booth 301

Eastman Chemical Company | Booths 401 & 403

Emerald Performance Materials | Booths 200 & 202

EPS – Materials | Booth 502

Euler Hermes | Booth 505**

Eurofins Air Toxics, Inc. | Booth 411**

Evonik Corporation | Booths 311 & 313

FENCHEM USA | Booth 413**

FlackTek, Inc. | Booth 402

Gala Industries, Inc. | Booth 101

Gelest Inc. | Booth 404

GLOBALWAX LLC | Booth 509**

Huber Engineered Materials | Booth 506

Kaneka North America LLC | Booth 206

Kolon Industries, Inc. | Booth 310

Kraton Polymers U.S. LLC | Booth 215

LCY Elastomers LP | Booth 400
Mayzo, Inc. | Booth 415**

Momentive Performance Materials Inc. | Booth 104

Momentum Technolgies inc. | Booth 501

Munzing | Booth 102

MWV Specialty Chemicals | Booth 100

Nexeo Solutions | Booth 510

Nordcoll Inc. | Booth 214**

Nordson EFD | Booth 500

Novomer, Inc. | Booth 113

Omya, Inc. | Booth 213

Parchem-fine & Specialty Chemicals | Booth 115**

Pinova Inc. | Booth 212

Poly-clip System | Booth 514

Process Packaging & Control, Inc. | Booth 414

ProSys Innovative Packaging Equipment | Booth 515**

REXtac, LLC | Booth 314

Shin-Etsu Silicones of America, Inc. | Booth 114**

Siltech Corporation | Booth 507**

Soltex Inc. | Booth 110**

Sonoco Products Company | Booth 300

Specialty Minerals Inc. | Booth 103

SSI Chusei, Inc. | Booth 210

STI Polymer (Saiden Technologies, Inc.) | Booth 315

Sulzer Mixpac USA Inc. | Booth 410

Synasia, Inc. | Booth 504

Teckrez, Inc. | Booth 406

Vertellus Specialties Inc. | Booth 312

Volunteer Pastilles | Booth 503

Wacker Chemical Corporation | Booth 304 & 306

**NEW EXHIBITORS

The ASC EXPO will be part of the ASC Spring Convention and EXPO, being held April 21-23, 2013 at the Hyatt Regency in Atlanta, GA.  The event features more than 45 presentations, including four key note addresses as well as the EXPO.  The event draws almost 500 chemists, scientists and market leaders from ASC member companies and industry.  For more information about the ASC Spring Convention and EXPO, click here.

The Adhesive and Sealant Council (ASC) is a North American trade association dedicated to representing the adhesive and sealant industry. The Council is comprised of 124 adhesive and sealant manufacturers, raw material and equipment suppliers, distributors and industry consultants, representing more than 75% of the U.S. industry with operations around the world. Offering education, legislative advocacy, professional networking and business growth solutions for its members, the ASC is the center of knowledge and catalyst for industry growth on a global basis for manufacturers, suppliers and end users.

For more information about ASC, visit www.ascouncil.org .

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