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The International business and technology conference for the window, door, decking, fence, and siding profile industry
22 - 23 June 2017, Marriott Pittsburgh City Center, Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Organized by Applied Market Information LLC (AMI)
AMI’s 16th international conference on polymer materials in exterior building applications, Profiles 2017, will be held on June 22-23 at the Marriott Pittsburgh City Center in Pittsburgh, PA, USA.
Profiles 2017 is the professional networking forum for the manufacturing of windows, doors, siding, decking and fencing. It examines the latest advances in polymer materials in the construction industry--primarily vinyl, GRP and wood-plastic composites (WPC)--looking at weathering and stabilization, decorative effects, color trends, production processes, economics, and market drivers.
Companies represented in 2016 included:
ALTERNATIVE RUBBER & PLASTICS, INC. - AMERICAN RENOLIT CORPORATION - AMERICHEM, INC. - AMUT NORTH AMERICA, INC. - ARKEMA, INC. - ATLAS MATERIAL TESTING TECHNOLOGY - ATLAS MATERIAL TESTING TECHNOLOGY, LLC - AURORA PLASTICS INC. - AURORA PLASTICS, INC. - AZEMBLA S.a.S - BASF CORPORATION - BATTENFELD-CINCINNATI US - CEFLA - CENTRAL STATES MARKETING & MANUFACTURING, INC. - CHELSEA BUILDING PRODUCTS - CHEMSON GmbH - CHEMSON, INC. - CLARIANT PRODUKTE (DEUTSCHLAND) GmbH - COLOR MASTER, INC. - COLORCOAT, INC. - COLORMATRIX - CPG BUILDING PRODUCTS - DUCHESNE & FILS LTD - EASTMAN CHEMICAL CO. - EUROTEC GmbH - EXPONENT - EXTRUNET AMERICA INC. - FAIRWAY BUILDING PRODUCTS - GALATA CHEMICALS - HMS CONCEPT e.U. - HOLLAND COLOURS AMERICAS INC. - HUBER ENGINEERED MATERIALS - IMERYS CARBONATES - INEOS STYROLUTION AMERICA LLC - KIMFLOR CHEMICALS, INC. - KONRAD HORNSCHUCH AG - LONZA - METABOLIX - METAPHOR LLC - NORAC ADDITIVES - NORTH AMERICAN SPECIALTY PRODUCTS - OMEGA PLASTO COMPOUNDS PVT LTD - OMYA, INC. - PATWIN PLASTICS, INC. - PLY GEM WINDOWS - PMC GROUP - POLYONE - PRYSM - Q-LAB CORPORATION - QUANEX - REHAU CONSTRUCTION LLC - RELIANCE INDUSTRIES Ltd. - RESIN TECHNOLOGY LLC - RESYSTA NORTH AMERICA, INC. - RHEOGISTICS - RIANLON AMERICAS, INC. - ROYAL BUILDING PRODUCTS - TECTON PRODUCTS, LLC - TEEL PLASTICS - TEKNOR APEX COMPANY - THAI PLASTIC AND CHEMICAL PUBLIC COMPANY LIMITED - THE DOW CHEMICAL COMPANY - THE TAPCO GROUP - THE VINYL INSTITUTE - TIMBERLANE SHUTTERS - TREX COMPANY - VALTRIS SPECIALTY CHEMICAL - VALTRIS SPECIALTY CHEMICALS - VESTOLIT GmbH - VINTECH (CONTA NA) - WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY - WOLF - WYOCOMP - YKK AP AMERICA INC.
Attending, Exhibiting, Sponsoring
For further information on registering, exhibiting, and sponsoring Profiles 2017 please contact Ms. Kelly DeFino, Senior Conference Coordinator, firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: +1 610 478 0800, Fax: +1 610 478 0900.
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4. By post: Complete the registration form and mail it to
APPLIED MARKET INFORMATION LLC
1210 Broadcasting Rd, Suite #103
Wyomissing, PA 19610
We will send you a confirmation on receipt of your registration.
Please contact Ms. Kelly DeFino, Senior Conference Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org or call +1 610 478 0800 for more details about attending this event.
AMI events are more than just arenas for listening and networking. They also represent highly-targeted opportunities to enhance your image and to promote your products and services to an international audience. Make a lasting impact on AMI´s senior management audiences and become an official sponsor at Profiles 2017!
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EXHIBIT AT PROFILES 2017
The table top exhibition is an integral part of the event; It is the ideal setting to promote your company and gives potential customers an access point to connect with you directly.
The exhibition package includes: Space in the exhibition room (where registration, all breaks and the cocktail reception are held), a profile of your company in the conference proceedings and 1 free delegate place.
Exhibitors may either use tables provided by the hotel (3 ft. x 6 ft.) or bring their own stand or display.
Please note that only a limited number of tables are available and that we allocate the space on a first come, first served basis.
To register for a table top, select "exhibition package" on the registration form here: Profiles 2017. Return the completed form to firstname.lastname@example.org or via fax +1 610 478 0900.
For further information, please contact Kelly DeFino, Sr. Conference Coordinator at Tel: +1 610 478 0800 or Email: email@example.com.
How can I register?
Currently there are 4 ways you can register for our event:
1. By phone: Call +1 610 478 0800 to register over the phone
2. By email: Complete the registration form and email it to the Conference Coordinator. The
form can be found by clicking the Program button on the conference’s main page.
3. By fax: Complete the registration form for the particular conference you would like to attend and
fax it to +1 610 478 0900.
4. By post: Complete the registration form and mail it to: Applied Market Information LLC, 1210
Broadcasting Road, Suite #103, Wyomissing, PA 19610, USA
Can I register online?
Online registration is not yet available. Please refer to the question “how can I register” to see what methods are available to you.
What does the registration fee include?
The registration fee includes attendance at all conference sessions, the cocktail reception, lunch, and refreshment breaks on both days, and a set of conference proceedings.
Do I need to book my accommodation directly?
Yes, delegates are responsible for booking their own accommodation. A limited number of discounted rooms have been reserved on a first come, first reserved basis. Please contact the Marriott Pittsburgh City Center and be sure to mention AMI's Profiles 2017 conference to receive the special room rate of $159 plus tax per night.
Tel: +1 800 228 9290
How can I pay?
1) You can arrange a bank transfer; please contact the Conference Coordinator at +1 610 478 0800 for more information.
2) You can pay by check: In dollars ($) made payable to "Applied Market Information LLC"
3) You can pay by credit card: Visa/Mastercard/American Express
Please note all cards payments will be processed in US dollars.
Can I pay with an AMEX card?
Yes, we do accept American Express payment if no other method of payment is available to you. Please be aware that the payment will be processed in US Dollars and that the AMEX commission will be based on the US Dollar exchange rate of the day we process your credit card. In addition because of the much higher costs involved in accepting payments by AMEX we reserve the right to make an additional 2% charge.
Do I get a refund if I cancel my participation?
We will give you a full refund, less an administrative charge of $200, if we receive your cancellation prior to April 7, 2017. Thereafter, we regret that no refunds can be made. Please note that refunds cannot be made on table top bookings and sponsorship packages.
Can my colleague replace me if I cannot attend the conference?
Yes, delegates may be substituted at any time, with no charge.
Can I get a group discount?
If your company is planning to send 2 delegates or more, you are entitled to a group discount. Please contact the Conference Coordinator, Ms. Kelly DeFino at Tel: +1 610 478 0800 or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
If I cannot attend, can I obtain the presentations given at the event?
Yes, the conference proceedings are available for sale after each event for $425 + postage. Email Ms. Kelly DeFino, Sr. Conference Coordinator at email@example.com for more information.
What if I cannot attend an AMI event because of bad weather, industrial action, sickness or bereavement?
Unfortunately, AMI cannot take responsibility for such problems. We recommend that you ensure that your travel plans leave you enough spare time to cope with weather delays or industrial action and that your travel insurance policy will recompense you for any financial loss that you suffer as a result of being unable to travel for other reasons. Remember that if you cannot attend an event then you can always send a colleague in your place at no charge.
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We are unable to give refunds to delegates who cannot attend conferences because they fail the visa requirements of the country.
Does the conference program ever change?
AMI always does its utmost to avoid changes in advertised conference programs. However, it is a fact of life that from time to time amendments have to be made as a result of changes to speakers’ circumstances or to corporate change. Remember that you can always check with our conference staff on the latest status any conference program
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AMI welcomes paper offers for presentations at our conferences provided such papers meet our quality and relevance requirements. Within each conference heading you will find a section on ‘Call for Papers’, which tells you what to do if you want to present a paper at a specific conference.
I would like to suggest a new conference
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I have another question that has not been answered
Please email your questions to Ms. Christine Stelluti, Conference Manager at email@example.com or call +1 610 478 0800.
Attendees are responsible for arranging their own hotel accommodation while attending the conference.
Marriott Pittsburgh City Center
112 Washington Place
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Phone: +1 412 471 4000
Delegates are responsible for arranging their own hotel accommodations. AMI has reserved a limited number of rooms for delegates at the Marriott Pittsburgh City Center at the reduced rate of USD $159 (plus tax) per night. To make a reservation, book online or call the Marriott’s reservation department at +1 412 471 4000 and indicate that you will be attending AMI's Profiles 2017 conference. This discounted rate expires May 19, 2017.
Marriott Pittsburgh City Center
112 Washington Place
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Tel: +1 412 471 4000
View "Maps and Transportation" for directions and airport information.
Companies who previously attended the event include the following:
A Acan Windows INC. - Accel Color Corporation - AK Additives, INC. - Akcros Chemicals America - Akcros Chemicals INC. - Akdeniz Kimya A.S. - Akdeniz Kimya San. Ve Tic. A.S. - Alac International INC. - Alliance Extrusion Services LLC - Allwood Machinery INC. - Alphamin S.A. - Alternative Rubber & Plastics - Alternative Rubber Plastics INC. - Altuglas Intl. (Arkema, INC.) - AM Stabilizers Corporation - American Echem INC. - American Renolit Corp. - American Renolit Corporation - American Wood Fibers - Americhem, INC. - Ametek - Westchester Plastics - Andersen Corporation - Aquasurtech - Aquasurtech-OEM - Architectural Testing, INC. - ARGEX TITANIUM, INC. - Arkema - Arkema Canada - Arkema INC. Altuglas International - Arkema, INC. - Associated Materials INC. - Associated Materials Incorporated - Atlas Material Testing Techechnology - Atech Machine INC. - Atrium Companies INC. - Atrium Extrusion Systems - Atrium Windows & Doors - Aurora Plastics - Automated Extrusion Tooling - Azembla S.a.S
B Baerlocher GmbH – Baerlocher USA - Bakerhughes - Basell Usa INC. - Basf Corporation - Battenfeld-Cincinnati - Battenfeld-Cincinnati Austria GmbH - Bayer Material Science LLC - BBG GmbH & Co. Kg - Bemis Associates - Bergen International LLC - Bulldog Polymers LLC - Bytewise Measurement
C Certainteed Corporation - CFC International, An LTW Company - Chelsea Building Products - Chemix Plc - Chemson GmbH - Chemson INC. - Chemtura Corporation - Ciba Specialty Chemicals - Cincinnati Extrusion INC. - Cincinnati Milacron - Clariant Corporation -Clariant Masterbatch – Clariant Produkte (Deutschland) GmbH - Colliander Consulting, INC. - COLOR MASTER, INC. - Colormatrix Europe Ltd. - Colormatrix Group INC. - Colortronic North America INC. - Comfort Line Ltd. - Compuestos Dominicanos S.A. - Coperion - Coperion GmbH – CPG Building Products - CPS Resources, INC. – Crane Materials International - Crane Plastics - Cytec Industries INC.
D Davis-Standard, LLC - Deceuninck Nv - Deceuninck North America - Deceuninck North America, LLC - Degussa HPP Technical Films - Delle Vedove Usa, INC. - Dow Chemical Co. - Dow Chemical Company - Dow Plastics Additives - DSM Sarlink -Dupont - DuPont Chemicals - DuPont Ethylene Copolymers - DuPont Titanium Technologies - Dynaplast Extruco INC.
E E.I. Dupont De Nemours And Company (Dupont) - Eastman Chemical Company - Eckart Effect Pigment - Ecopuro – Emery Oleochemicals – Enduris Extrusions, INC. - ESI Extrusion Services INC. - Evonik Cyro Industries LLC - Evonik Degussa Corporation - Evonik Degussa International Ag - Exoltec
F Farbenwerke Wunsiedel GmbH - Fenesta Building Systems - Ferro Corporation - Formosa Plastics Corporation - FP Pigments Oy - FP Pigments - Fryman's Recycling - Fux Austria
G Gaf-Elk - Galata Chemicals - Galata Chemicals LLC - Gienow Windows and Doors - Gorell Windows & Doors, LLC - Gorell Windows and Doors - Gossen CORP. - Grafco International - Graham Partners - Greiner Extrusion US, INC. - Gros Executive Recruiters, INC. - Gruber & Company
H Hamos GmbH - Haogenplast – Henkel CORP. - Henkel Corporation - Heucotech Ltd. - Holland Colours Americas - Honeywell - Honeywell International - Honeywell Speciality Chemicals - Hornschuch Group - Hornschuch Group C/O O’sullivan Films INC. - Hughes Processing INC. - Huntsman - Huntsman Pigments - Huntsman-Pigments Division - Huntsman Tioxide - Huntsman Tioxide Americas INC.
I ICMA SAN GIORGIO S.P.A. - Imerys - Imerys Performance Minerals INC. - Ineos Abs - Inhance/Fluoro Seal Ltd. - inoex LLC - Intek Plastics INC. - Interfacial Solutions LLC - Intus Windows LLC
J Jowat Corporation
K K-Tron (Schweiz) Ag - Kaneka North America LLC - Kaneka Texas Corporation -KCC Corporation - Kleer Lumber INC. - Kleiberit Adhesives - Kommerling Usa - Konrad Hornschuch Ag, Germany - KP Building Products - Kraton Polymers LLC - Krauss Maffei Berstorff - Krauss Maffei Corporation - Kronos INC. - Kronos International INC. - Kronos Worldwide, INC. - Kurz Transfer Products
L LP - Lanier Color - Lanxess Corporation - Lanxess Deutschland GmbH - LIANDA CORPORATION - Lonza INC. - Loxcreen Company, INC. - LTL Color Compounders, INC. - LTW - Lubrizol - Lubrizol Advanced Materials INC. - Lustran Polymers - Lyondellbasell
M MADEPLAST - MASTER MARK PLASTICS - Mathelin Bay Associates LLC - Mesa Industries, INC. - METABOLIX - MEXICHEM RESINAS - MGM Industries - Michigan Plastics Machinery Co. - Mikron - Mikron Industries, INC. - Milgard Manufacturing - Millennium Chemicals, A Cristal Company - MINERAL TECHNOLOGIES, INC - Mitsui Plastics, INC. - MONTVILL PLASTICS
N Nabaltec AG - NAHB Research Center - National Glass Association - Nawaplastic Industries Co., Ltd. - Norac Additives - Nordson Corporation - Novacel, INC. - NOVA CITY INC./COLLINE OF FLORIDA LLC - Noveon INC. -Nyco Minerals INC.
O O'Sullivan Films INC. - ODL, INC. - OMEGA PLASTO COMPOUNDS PVT LTD - Omnova Solutions - Omya INC. - Owens Corning - OXY VINYLS
P P.H. Tech INC. - P3consultants, INC. - Pallmann Maschinenfabrik GmbH & Co. Kg - Pallmann Pulverizers Co. INC - Paratus Industries - Pas - Patwin Plastics INC. - Pella Corporation - Penn Color, INC. - Pesco – Peter Greven - Pexco LLC - Pixargus, INC. - Plas Mec Srl - Plasmec Srl. - Plastic Extrusion And Thermoforming - Plastic Research - Plastore, INC. - PLV Systems INC. - PMC Biogenix - PMC Crystal - PMC Group INC. - PMC Organometallix - Poli-Film America, INC. - POLIGNUM INDUSTRIA E COMERCIO - Politsch Kunststofftechnik GmbH - Poly Vinyl Company - Polyfil Corporation - Polymer-Chemie GmbH - Polymera, INC. – Promixon S.r.l. - Protechnic - Polyone Corporation - Profine GmbH
Q Q-Lab Corporation - Quanex – Quanex Building Products - Quanex Window & Door Systems - QUANEX HOMESHIELD LLC
R Reagens Usa - Reedy CHEMICAL FOAM & SPECIALTY ADDITIVES - Rehau INC. - Reimelt Corporation - Reliance Industries Ltd - Renolit Ag - Renolit Se - REPI LLC - Resin Technology LLC - Resysta North America - Rheogistics - Rimtech - Rio Tinto Minerals - Rohm & Haas Co. - Rollepaal / Romat - Rollepaal, INC. - Rowa INC. - Rowa Group Usa, LLC - Royal Building Products - Royal Group Technologies Limited - Royal Mouldings - Royal Window & Door Profiles - Royal Window And Door - Royalplast - RTP Company
S Sachtleben Chemie GmbH - Sachtleben Corporation - SHERWIN-WILLIAMS CO. - Shintech INC - Silverline Windows & Doors - Simex INC – SK Chemicals America - Solucor - Soniplastics INC. - Starrett Bytewise - Stiles Machinery - Süd-Chemie Ag - Süd-Chemie INC. - Süd-Chemie INC. / Clariant Corporation – Superior Plastic Products - Sustainable Solutions Corporation - Sylvin Technologies - Sylvin Technologies, INC.
T TAPCO - Tech Plas Extrusions Pty Ltd. - Technoform Kunststoffprofile GmbH - Technoplast International INC. - Tecton Products, LLC -Teel Plastics INC - Teknor Apex Company - Tesa Tape INC. - Tessenderlo Group - The Dow Chemical Co. - The Shepherd Color Company – The Tapco Group - The Vinyl Institute - Thermoplast - Theysohn Vinyl Extrusion Technologies INC. - Timbertech - Topf Kunststofftechnik GmbH - TOTAL CRAY VALLEY - Trex Company - Tronox LLC
U U.S. Green Building Council – U.S. Polymers INC.
V V. T. INC - VALERUS SPECIALTY CHEMICALS - Veka INC. - VESTOLIT GMBH - Vi-Lux Mouldings INC. - Viking Polymers LLC - Vistalux S.A. De C.V
W Wacker Polymers - Westech Building Products, INC. - Window & Door Magazine - WITTMANN EXTRUSION - WYOCOMP
x X-Rite INC.
Y Ykk AP America INC.
Z Zeppelin Systems GmbH – Zeppelin Systems USA, INC. - Zobel North America
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The 2017 program has been finalized (view it here), but we are always accepting paper offers for this annual event.
Paper topics may highlight these areas of the North American profiles industry and more:
Preference will be given to end-use/manufacturers companies, and technical paper offers.
Selected speakers receive a 30-minute slot (including 5 minutes for questions) and complimentary registration.
If you would like your company's newest products or latest breakthroughs to be highlighted to key industry players at this event, please complete the abstract submission form and return it to Ms. Kelly DeFino, Sr. Conference Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org or call +1 610 478 0800.
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