Press release
PU Additives
September 27, 2019

Evonik to present six technical papers at The Center for Polyurethanes Industry’s 2019 Technical Conference

  • New technologies and innovations from a diverse product portfolio to be highlighted at industry leading conference

Now in its 62nd year, The Center for Polyurethanes Industry’s (CPI) annual Technical Conference is the longest running polyurethanes conference in North America. With its deep understanding of polyurethane chemistry, Evonik’s Comfort & Insulation business line has been a proud partner of CPI for decades, regularly presenting technical papers at its annual conference.

For the 2019 edition taking place in Orlando, Florida from October 7-9, Evonik is proud to present six papers during the conference’s technical sessions, and one technical poster.

The technical sessions highlight the most important topics from across the polyurethane industry, impacting the wide-ranging markets that it serves, from automotive and construction, to furniture, shoes, and bedding. These topics include updates on regulatory changes, showcasing breakthrough technologies, presentation of market data, and the current challenges facing the industry.

Evonik’s innovative product portfolio is strongly represented throughout the three-day conference, and the topics covered in its technical presentations will address current and future market needs:

  • Blowing Agents: Optimizing surfactant technology for Rigid PU spray foam
  • Automotive: How to drive down odor in automotive foams with next-generation silicone surfactants
  • CASE Coatings: Creating high performance polyurea elastomer systems
  • Flexible Foam: Evaluating the impact on Compression Set
  • Rigid Construction: The Importance of adhesion in rigid PU foam
  • Spray Foam: Introducing the next generation of stabilizers for low density open cell Spray Foam systems

The Evonik team will also be active in the Global Automotive industry panel discussion and lending our support to the Spray Foam and Rigid Construction panel sessions. For more details and a full schedule of Evonik’s technical sessions, please visit our CPI 2019 info page through link below.

As the leading solutions provider and partner to the polyurethane industry, Evonik provides formulators with a wide array of advanced technologies. Its broad additives toolbox is made up of catalysts, surfactants, curatives, performance additives and release agents, under leading brand names such as DABCO®, GORAPUR®, ORTEGOL®, POLYCAT®, TEGOSTAB® and VERSALINK®. With this comprehensive portfolio of additives, the Company’s technical experts work closely with its customers from across multiple industries helping to optimize performance, enhance process efficiency, and improve the physical properties and enhance the quality of the final product.

Company information

Evonik is one of the world leaders in specialty chemicals. The focus on more specialty businesses, customer-oriented innovative prowess and a trustful and performance-oriented corporate culture form the heart of Evonik’s corporate strategy. They are the lever for profitable growth and a sustained increase in the value of the company. Evonik benefits specifically from its customer proximity and leading market positions. Evonik is active in over 100 countries around the world. In fiscal 2018, the enterprise with more than 32,000 employees generated sales of €13.3 billion and an operating profit (adjusted EBITDA) of €2.15 billion from continuing operations.


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