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2014
May
6
Regulation
Regulation
Food Contact : Compliance With non-Harmonized EU Legislations Made Easy
Demonstrate efficiently food contact compliance of your coatings & adhesives in a non-harmonized food contact area with an update on latest national...
Presented by
Rachida Semail & Rob Veraart
May
7
Formulation
Formulation
Solving Adhesion Issues of Coatings & Inks (Part 1)
Achieve faster optimal adhesion performance with your coatings by reviewing origin of adhesive failure and compatible solutions (pre-treatment, additives...)...
Jochum  BeetsmaPresented by
Jochum Beetsma
May
14
Formulation
Formulation
Rheology Modifiers: Optimal Selection & Use
Better control rheology profile of your waterborne and solvent-based formulations: achieve desired gloss, transparency, water & sag resistance… by optimizing...
Johan BielemanPresented by
Johan Bieleman
May
21
Formulation
Formulation
Solving Adhesion Issues of Coatings & Inks (Part 2)
Achieve faster optimal adhesion performance with your coatings by reviewing origin of adhesive failure and compatible solutions (pre-treatment, additives...)...
Jochum  BeetsmaPresented by
Jochum Beetsma
May
27
Formulation
Formulation
Pigments & Fillers Selection for Optimal Performance & Cost
Reduce cost, improve quality, switch more easily to new pigments & fillers technologies (cheaper alternatives, low VOC, …) without the fear to spend hours on...
Jochum  BeetsmaPresented by
Jochum Beetsma
June
3
Innovation
Innovation
Smart Coatings: Update on Current & Future Opportunities
Clarify existing and future opportunities offered by smart / functionnal coatings by reviewing current state-of-the art, promising research developments and...
Mike ClingermanPresented by
Mike Clingerman
June
10
Formulation
Formulation
Introduction to Pigment Dispersion & Stabilization- Part 1
Focus your troubleshooting efforts in the right direction and wisely adjust ingredients, dispersing equipment, etc. by better recognizing the causes of...
Jochum  BeetsmaPresented by
Jochum Beetsma
June
24
Formulation
Formulation
Introduction to Pigment Dispersion & Stabilization- Part 2
Focus your troubleshooting efforts in the right direction and wisely adjust ingredients, dispersing equipment, etc. by better recognizing the causes of...
Jochum  BeetsmaPresented by
Jochum Beetsma
July
3
Regulation
Regulation
EU Food Contact Regulation:
Migration Testing, Declaration of Compliance & Liability Issues

Get expert insight on best strategies to ensure compliance with EU Food Contact regulation:
  • Select and perform migration tests for optimal data generation...
  • Presented by
    Rachida Semail & Rob Veraart
    September
    2
    Formulation
    Formulation
    Water-based film inks: Advanced Formulation
    Acquire the specialized practical knowledge you need to formulate waterborne flexo and gravure inks for today’s demanding packaging films. In this course you’ll...
    Terence KennethPresented by
    Terence Kenneth
    September
    17
    Formulation
    Formulation
    TiO2 Optimization: Practical Formulation Strategies
    Smartly optimize your TiO2 loadings and keep your coatings and inks cost under control while maintaining quality by reviewing how to proceed in practice. Jochum...
    Jochum  BeetsmaPresented by
    Jochum Beetsma
    September
    23
    Methodology
    Methodology
    Searching & Mapping US Patents for Patentability (Part 1)
    Expand your skills at searching and mapping patents and reduce risk of missing an important one that could ruin your own patentability or freedom to operate by...
    Laurence PearsonPresented by
    Laurence Pearson
    October
    7
    Methodology
    Methodology
    Searching & Mapping US Patents for Freedom To Practice (Part 2)
    Failure to find and understand the claims in a competitor’s patent can result in expense in terms of law suits or lost business and lost opportunity in not...
    Laurence PearsonPresented by
    Laurence Pearson
    October
    14
    Formulation
    Formulation
    Pigment Dispersion & Stabilization in Practice
    Get rid of your dispersion issues by translating theory into pragmatic procedures and key attention points for optimum results (color development, hiding power,...
    Jochum  BeetsmaPresented by
    Jochum Beetsma
    October
    29
    Methodology
    Methodology
    Design of Experiment:Step-by-Step Approach for Easy Implementation (Part-1)
    Add speed to your experimental practices and learn how to run fewer experiments with higher outputs (optimal condition, performance levels, interaction...)....
    Rogier van DuinPresented by
    Rogier van Duin
    November
    12
    Methodology
    Methodology
    Design of Experiment:Step-by-Step Approach for Easy Implementation (Part-2)
    Add speed to your experimental practices and learn how to run fewer experiments with higher outputs (optimal condition, performance levels, interaction...)....
    Rogier van DuinPresented by
    Rogier van Duin
    November
    19
    Regulation
    Regulation
    Impact of 'America Invents Act' on Patent Strategy
    Understand what 'America Invents Act' is all about, what is its effect on current patenting procedures and norms and how will it impact your patent strategy....
    Laurence PearsonPresented by
    Laurence Pearson
    November
    20
    Formulation
    Formulation
    Solving Film Defects Faster (Part 1)
    Save time and money by avoiding and solving faster film defects (cratering, pinholing, crawling, floating...) of your coatings and inks with this 2-part...
    Jochum  BeetsmaPresented by
    Jochum Beetsma
    December
    4
    Formulation
    Formulation
    Solving Coating Film Defects Part-2
    Achieve faster optimal adhesion performance with your coatings by reviewing origin of adhesive failure and compatible solutions (pre-treatment, additives...)...
    Jochum  BeetsmaPresented by
    Jochum Beetsma

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