Schedule at a Glance

October 24 - 27, 2022 | Atlanta Marriott Perimeter Center

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As of 10.19.22 (Subject to change)

Program Details

Monday, October 24th 

6:00pm - 9:00pm Speaker's Dinner *Invitation Only* Sponsored by Hexion

Tuesday, October 25th

8:00am - 5:00pm Registration Open
8:00am - 9:00am Breakfast
9:00am - 9:15am

Short Course Introduction: A Review of the Chemistry in the Production of Wet Formed Fiberglass Mat Moderator Sponsored by CertainTeed

Moderator: Pete Wallace, Pete Wallace, LLC

9:15am - 11:00am

Dispersion and Forming

  • Joseph Cole, Saint-Gobain
  • Andrew Drennan, Enterprise Specialty Products
  • Paul Norton, Hychem, Inc.
  • Christopher Gunville, Suez
11:00am - 2:30pm

Resins, Binders and Mat Application

  • Robert Miller, Bakelite
  • John Norton, BASF
12:00pm - 1:00pm Lunch
2:45pm - 4:30pm

Drying and Curing

  • Andrew Marson, Spooner
5:00pm - 7:00pm

Networking Cocktail Evening Reception

Sponsored by BASF, GAF, ProJet, TAPPI, VOITH

Wednesday, October 26th 

7:00am - 5:00pm Registration Open
7:00am - 8:00am Breakfast
8:00am - 8:50am FGMTC Full Committee Meeting
8:50am - 9:00am Conference Welcome
9:00am - 10:00am

Wire Cleaning in Fiberglass Mat Manufacturing Processes

  • Claus Robberts, ProJet
10:00am - 11:00am

Housing/Real Estate and the U.S. Market

  • Greg Lewis, FEA on behalf of Hexion
  • Brendan Lowney, FEA on behalf of Hexion
11:10am - 12:10pm

Fiberglass Mat Forming and Saturator Fabrics Design Evolution and Best Practices

  • Charles-Andre Sirois, AstenJohnson
  • Dustin Leder, AstenJohnson
12:10pm - 1:10pm Lunch
1:10pm - 2:10pm

Online Web Quality Measuring & Control

  • Oliver Crasser, Voith
2:10pm - 3:10pm

BASF’s Approach to Sustainability

  • Danielle Foley, BASF
3:20pm - 4:20pm

Fiberglass Mat Drying & Sustainability

  • Angela Krueger, ASI
4:20pm - 5:20pm

Roundtable Discussion- New, Noteworthy, Subjective

  • Owens Corning
  • Johns Manville
  • CertainTeed
  • GAF
  • Fiberteq
  • Malarkey
7:00pm - 10:00pm

Fun and Games at Punchbowl Social

Sponsored by ProJet and TAMKO

Thursday, October 27th

8:00am – 4:00pm Registration
8:00am - 9:00am Breakfast
9:00am - 10:00am

The North American Transportation Squeeze:  Learnings, Insights and a Look Forward

  • Mark Van Zeeland, Schneider
10:00am - 11:00am

Maximize productivity for glass fiber composite

  • Henning Vomhof and Hagen Kanstein, Andrtiz
11:10am - 12:10pm

Achieving Benefits with Industry 4.0 Technologies – A Paper Machine Drives Example

  • John Schroeder, ABB
12:10pm - 1:10pm Lunch
1:10pm - 2:10pm

Formaldehyde:  Regulatory Activity and Potential Implications

  • Julianne Ogden, American Chemistry Council
2:10pm - 3:10pm

Conveyor Drier Chain/Wire Operation

  • Brian Seabrease and Rich Loeffler, GKD
3:20pm - 4:00pm Open Discussion