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Final Program Announced for Silicone Elastomers US 2011 Conference

iSmithers and IntertechPira are pleased to announce the final agenda for Silicone Elastomers US 2011, taking place December 6-7, 2011, at the Hyatt Rosemont in Rosemont, Ill. Speakers from more than 15 industry-leading companies will present at the inaugural North American edition of the conference.

Recent additions to the final program include Chris DeArmitt, CTO, Applied Minerals, Inc.; Rick Finnie, President/CEO, M.R. Mold & Engineering Corp.; Torsten Kruse, President, Kruse Analysis Inc.; and Prof. Tim A. Osswald, Head of SIMTEC Technical Advisory Board, SIMTEC Silicone Parts, LLC. Other confirmed speakers on the agenda include Eric Bishop, North America Marketing Manager, Shin-Etsu Silicones of America; Craig Lustek, Product Manager, 2KM US Inc.; and Martin Neff, Manager Midwest Sales & Engineering, Arburg Inc.

"We are pleased at the strong caliber of the speakers and companies that will be represented our first time holding this event in the US," said Christine Groff, Conference Director at IntertechPira. "The conference will provide our attendees with a great overview of the marketplace, including the latest innovations, usages and applications for silicone elastomers. In addition, we will also hold a session dedicated to financing and investment in emerging markets."

Silicone Elastomers US 2011 is presented by iSmithers in conjunction with IntertechPira. iSmithers will hold its fifth European edition of conference in Berlin, Germany, in 2012. To register or view and download the full conference brochure for Silicone Elastomers US 2011, please visit

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