Two weeks to go: make the most of your visit to Foam Expo 2019

With just two weeks to go until Foam Expo North America opens its doors in Novi, Michigan, anticipation is building with a huge amount to look forward to.

On March 26-28, the world’s leading foam exhibition and conference will host more than 350 suppliers exhibiting thousands of foam products and solutions. For the 6,000 attendees expected, Foam Expo offers phenomenal scope on new products, developments, associated services, and talking points across the industry.

The show welcomes the biggest names in the industry. Stop by Huntsman’s booth to discover solutions serving a diverse range of consumer and industrial end markets; chat with representatives from 3M to find out about the company’s latest innovations; learn more about Avery Dennison’s high-performance foam bonding solutions; and find the right foam for your particular application at Woodbridge Foam Corporation’s stand.

Ten Foam Expo exhibitors will also participate in the Product Showcase, a series of live, interactive product demonstrations taking place on the show floor. Netzsch brings its new heat flow meter for thermal conductivity measurements of foam; Recticel has new foam products boasting high elasticity and changeable mechanical properties; while XOnano will demonstrate how its new Smartfoam generates electricity when impacted.

Two networking drinks receptions mark a unique chance to connect with thousands of industry peers in one place, while the free-to-use B2B Matchmaking service encourages collaboration by pre-scheduling one-to-one business meetings between attending professionals. With Featured Innovation, attendees can discover contemporary solutions to present-day challenges.

The exhibitors represent the entire foam industry, ensuring attendees will find what they’re looking for (and more) at the show. Also exhibiting are Edge-Sweets, a specialist in foam-cutting and custom dispensing equipment; Manufacturers Supplies Company, a prominent actor in precision cutting and converting technologies; leading producer of polyurethane foam innovation FXI; Fortune 500-listed Lear Corporation; pressure-sensitive tape pioneer Nitto Automotive; and INOAC, a trailblazer in polyurethane, rubber, plastic, and synthetic materials.

As well as being comprehensive in its coverage of suppliers and products, Foam Expo proudly delves deep into issues, challenges, and opportunities facing the industry today. The 2019 Foam Expo Conference boasts a program of unmissable sessions scheduled on a twin-track timetable covering manufacturing and applications. Learn how to reduce material and equipment cost while improving foam capabilities at one of the leadership panels; hear the latest on fourth-generation blowing agents in a session that covers everything from regulation to implementation; get to grips with requirements, costs, and performance pertaining to the VOC trade-off; and discover how to beat the end-of-life challenge with an in-depth discussion on the hurdles of foam recycling and new opportunities in mechanical, chemical, and closed-loop recycling.

High-profile industry names will share their insights during the Foam Expo Conference sessions, with speakers from BASF, Ford, Covestro, Siemens, Borealis AS, and Dow Chemical Company among the scores of speakers booked to take the stage. The conference marks a unique opportunity to hear from industry groundbreakers. Click here to plan your visit around the full conference agenda.

It’s not too late to register for Foam Expo and Conference 2019. Click here to be part of the world’s largest and most comprehensive foam industry event.