7th ICPC Sponsors

The 7th International Conference on Polyolefin Characterization was supported by:

 

Major Sponsors
The Dow Chemical Company
The Dow Chemical Company is a world-leading supplier of plastic resins and materials science innovations, offering customers one of the industry’s largest selections of products and technologies, via a strong global network of local experts dedicated to meeting customers’ specific needs. Dow Plastics Portfolio includes a broad range of polyethylene, polypropylene, specialty materials and performance elastomers resins, among others. Dow offers a wealth of product and technology solutions, providing customers with an opportunity for potential differentiation, growth and successes in existing and emerging markets around the world.
Braskem

With a global, human-oriented vision of the future, Braskem's 8,000 members strive to improve people's lives by creating sustainable solutions in chemistry and plastics. It is the largest resin producer in the Americas, with an annual output of 20 million tons of basic chemicals and petrochemicals, and R$58 billion in revenue in 2017. It operates 41 industrial units, located in Brazil, the United States, Germany, and Mexico - the latter in partnership with Mexico-based company Idesa. In 2017, Braskem completed 15 years of operation as an increasingly global company and recognized by clients in nearly 100 countries on all continents.
Sponsors
Chevron Phillips

Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LLC is one of the world’s top producers of olefins and polyolefins and a leading supplier of aromatics, alpha olefins, styrenics, specialty chemicals, plastic piping and polymer resins. With approximately 5,000 employees, the LLC and its affiliates own $16.7 billion in assets, including 33 manufacturing and research facilities in seven countries. Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LLC is equally owned by Chevron U.S.A. Inc., an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of Chevron Corporation, and by wholly-owned subsidiaries of Phillips 66, and is headquartered in The Woodlands, Texas.
ExxonMobil

ExxonMobil, the largest publicly traded international oil and gas company, uses technology and innovation to help meet the world’s growing energy needs. ExxonMobil holds an industry-leading inventory of resources, is the largest refiner and marketer of petroleum products, and its chemical company is one of the largest in the world.
Borealis

Borealis is a leading provider of innovative solutions in the fields of polyolefins, base chemicals and fertilizers. With its head office in Vienna, Austria, the company currently has around 6,600 employees and operates in over 120 countries. Borealis generated EUR 7.5 billion in sales revenue and a net profit of EUR 1,095 million in 2017. Mubadala, through its holding company, owns 64% of the company, with the remaining 36% belonging to Austria-based OMV, an integrated, international oil and gas company. Borealis provides services and products to customers around the world in collaboration with Borouge, a joint venture with the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC).
Vendors
Polymer Char
With more than 25 years of experience, Polymer Char focuses on developing innovative instrumental solutions for the characterization of Polyolefins and other polymers. We offer the most complete portfolio of automated Instruments and Accessories that include: high-temperature GPC/SEC, Chemical Composition Distribution, Cross-Fractionation Chromatography, Interaction Chromatography, Soluble Fraction determination, Quality Control solutions, Preparative Fractionation, and an Intrinsic Viscosity Analysis. All the instruments are designed to minimize manpower and deliver comprehensive and precise results. These techniques and other special analyses are also available in the form of Analytical Services. Based in Valencia, Spain, we have instruments installed in over 25 countries and provide analytical services to more than 35 countries.
Tosoh Bioscience

As experts in GPC, Tosoh Bioscience offers dedicated systems for GPC analysis, the EcoSEC® GPC System and the EcoSEC High Temperature GPC System. In addition, TSKgel® GPC columns for ambient and high temperature applications are available. Both EcoSEC GPC Systems deliver unsurpassed efficiency, reliability, and reproducibility.
Wyatt Technology

Wyatt Technology is the recognized leader in light scattering instrumentation and software for determining absolute molar mass, size, charge and interactions of macromolecules and nanoparticles in solution. Wyatt provides in-line multi-angle static light scattering - SEC-MALS; field flow fractionation (separation with no stationary phase) - FFF-MALS; composition gradients for interaction analysis - CG-MALS; high-throughput dynamic light scattering-DLS; high-sensitivity electrophoretic mobility - MP-PALS; differential refractometry, and differential viscosity. Wyatt's training, service and support are widely considered the industry benchmark of excellence.
Agilent Technologies

Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A), a global leader in life sciences, diagnostics and applied chemical markets, is the premier laboratory partner for a better world. Agilent works with customers in more than 100 countries, providing instruments, software, services and consumables for the entire laboratory workflow. The company generated revenues of $4.04 billion in fiscal 2015 and employs about 12,000 people worldwide. Information about Agilent is available at www.agilent.com.
Research Partner
Fraunhofer, LBF

Fraunhofer is Europe’s largest application-oriented research organization. Our research efforts are geared entirely to people’s needs: health, security, communication, energy and the environment. As a result, the work undertaken by our researchers and developers has a significant impact on people’s lives. We are creative. We shape technology. We design products. We improve methods and techniques. We open up new vistas. 
Media Partners
Open Access Polymer Science Journal
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Polymers is an international, open access journal published by MDPI. It provides an interdisciplinary forum for publishing papers which advance the fields of (i) polymerization methods, (ii) theory, simulation, and modeling, (iii) understanding of new physical phenomena, (iv) advances in characterization techniques, and (v) harnessing of self-assembly and biological strategies for producing complex multifunctional structures. It aims to serve the scientific community and to provide cutting-edge content helpful for their research.
Petro Industry News
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Publisher and information provider of products and services for monitoring, testing and analysis in the petroleum and related industries.
LCGC North America

For 35 years, LCGC has been the gold standard relied upon by chromatographers for unbiased, nuts-and-bolts technical information with a practical focus. LCGC’s columns and peer-reviewed articles continue to bring readers practical technical advice from respected experts in liquid and gas chromatography, including hyphenated techniques; capillary electrophoresis; supercritical fluid chromatography; and more.

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