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ABRAFATI 2017 Continues Through Thursday

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

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The Brazilian Coatings Manufacturers Association’s annual conference and exhibition is aiming to bring together professionals throughout the region in what has been called Latin America's largest coatings-industry event.

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ABRAFATI 2017 takes place this week in São Paulo, Brazil.

ABRAFATI 2017, which combines the ABRAFATI International Coatings Congress, a technical conference with 90 sessions, and the International Exhibition of Coatings Industry Suppliers, with more than 180 exhibitors, runs through Thursday (Oct. 5). This year, the event is being held at the São Paulo Expo, in Brazil.

Sessions

Programs related to architectural coatings include:

Wednesday, Oct. 4

  • “Flatten your paint without flattening performance,” by Carlos Alberto Bravo, Grace;
  • “Formulating powder coating with polymer containing recycled material,” by William Wakim, Reichhold; and
  • “Silicone resins for wood protection with water beading effect,” by Christian Putz, Wacker Quimica.

Thursday, Oct. 5

  • “New renewable coalescent low-odor and zero-VOC for decorative paints with excellent dirt pickup resistance,” by Juliane Pereira Santos, Oxiteno;
  • “The effect of high boiling point coalescents on performance of decorative coatings,” by Roberta Godoy, Dow; and
  • “Water-borne binders based on silanes for zinc dust paints,” by Björn Borup, Evonik.

Schedule

Technical sessions as part of the International Coatings Congress begin are each day, from 8:30 a.m. through 3:10 p.m. Also included in the Congress: the fifth edition of the ABRAFATI-RadTech South American Radiation Curing Seminar, each afternoon after the technical sessions are over.

Each morning, there will also be a plenary session. Today, Sarah T. Eckersley of Dow will speak on technological innovations that meet consumer needs, and Thursday’s speaker will be Mark Essle of ATKearney, addressing the market in Brazil and dealing with ambiguity and uncertainty.

The exhibition hall will be open each day from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

More information: www.abrafati2017.com.br.

   

Tagged categories: ABRAFATI; Coatings education; Conferences

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