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Conference Program


Wednesday, April 2, 2014

9:00 am
Future of the Wood Based Panel Industry in Europe
Cormac O'Carroll and Tomi Hartikainen, Pöyry Management Consulting
   
10:00 am
IKEA Focus Area and Trends
Peter Lantz, IKEA
   
10:30 am
Coffee break
   
11:00 am
Polytop Complete
Florian von Kuczkowski, Süddekor
   
11:30 am
The Comprehensive Sustainability Strategy of the Laminate Flooring Industry
Peter H. Meyer, EPLF
   
noon
The Dawn of a New "Functional Decor" Industry
Robert Massen, Baumer Inspection
   
12:30 pm
Lunch break
   
1:30 pm
TOM, A New Approach for Multilayer Modular Flooring
Stephan Schunck, SURTECO
   
2:00 pm
CPL - An Established Product with Innovative Technologies
Jordi Reichert, Hymmen
   
2:30 pm
High-gloss Surfaces by Powder Coating and Hot Pressing of Veneered Particleboard
Monica Badila (1) , Christoph Jocham (1) , Wenbiao Zhang (2) , Thomas W. Schmidt (3) , Günter Wuzella (1) , Andreas Kandelbauer (1,4)
1 Kompetenzzentrum Holz
2 Zhejiang Agricultural&Forestry University, School of Engineering
3 TIGER Coatings
4 School of Applied Chemistry, Reutlingen University
   
3:00 pm
Coffee break
   
3:30 pm
UV Curing Hotmelts Offer New Opportunities in Decorative Finishing
Andreas Kanz, Henkel
   
4:00 pm
State of the Art PVAc Adhesives for Panel Lamination
Iñaki Sigler and Walter Stadlbauer, HB Fuller
   
4:30 pm
Bio-Based Binder System for Composite Wood
Doug Ireland, EcoSynthetix
   
5:00 pm
End of day 1
   
7:00 pm
Buses leave for the conference dinner
   
7:30 pm
Conference dinner at Marchfelderhof (www.marchfelderhof.at)
Dresscode: informal

 

Thursday, April 3, 2014

9:00 am
History and Necessary Innovation for Development of New Business Areas
Donald Schaefer, 4ST Solutions
   
9:45 am
Interplay of Lights - Colour Road Trends 2014-2015
Monika Fecht, Renolit
   
10:30 am
Coffee break
   
11:00 am
Multi Layer Floorings: Balance Between Elastic Floors and Laminate Floors
Volker Kettler, MeisterWerke
   
11:30 am
Fashion Is Just Surface? - Surface Is Just a Fashion?
Martina Lorbach, Sandvik
   
noon
Laminate Color Uniformity: Impact of TiO2 Throughout the Laminate Value Chain
Frank Vanhecke and Nadine Nicolai, DuPont
   
12.30 pm
Lunch break
   
1:30 pm
Printed Haptics
Nadia Oukid, Janoschka Kippenheim
   
2:00 pm
A New Breed of Industrial Inkjet Takes on Aggressive Challenges
Erwin Kempeneers, IACS
   
2:30 pm
The Digital Revolution: Transforming Industrial Decoration
Simon Daplyn, Xennia
   
3:00 pm
Coffee break
   
3:30 pm
Digital Electrophotographic Printing with DryDot ® Toners
Thomas Schmidt, TIGER Coatings
   
4:00 pm
Antistatic Coatings for Wood Floorings by Imidazolium Salt-based Ionic Liquids
Albert Roessler (1) and Herwig Schottenberger (2)
1 Adler Lacke
2 University of Innsbruck, Institute of General, Inorganic and Theoretical Chemistry
   
4:30 pm
The Uses of Electron Beam (EB) to Produce Decorative Surfaces
Karin Efsen, Efsen Engineering
   
5:00 pm
End of Conference

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

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