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The TRFA 2020 Annual Meeting will be held April 26-29, 2020 at the Westin Downtown in Denver!

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TRFA 2020 Annual Meeting

  • April 26-29, Westin Denver Downtown, Denver, CO

TRFA Research Award

The Grand Prize winner of the 9th Annual Excellence in Thermoset Polymer Research Award has been decided!

  • Jian Gao, Drexel University for his paper "Highly Ductile Epoxy Systems Obtained by Network Topology Modification Using Partially Reacted Substructures"

The Academic Panel also selected 2 Honorable Mentions for the 9th Annual Excellence in Thermoset Polymer Research Award.

  • Hamidreza Asemani, Eastern Michigan University for his paper "Design and Evaluation of High Performance Hybrid Thermoset Coatings using Multi-Functional Non-Isocyanate Polyurethanes"
  • Brendan R. Ondra, University of Massachusetts Amherst for his paper "Formulation Effects on the Physical Aging Behavior of Epoxy-Based Glassy Thermosets"

Click here for more information about the 2019 winners.

Resource Blogs

Regulatory: Lynn Bergeson of Bergeson and Campbell presented a Regulatory and TSCA Update the the TRFA2018 Annual Meeting. Click here for the TSCA Blog:

Global Trends: Jennifer Hawkins of Tecnon Orbichem presented a Global Market Update at the TRFA 2018 Annual Meeting. Click here for the Tecnon Orbichem Blog:

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Read the February 2019 interview with TRFA President Tim Atkinson, Past President Julie Mongeluzi, and Executive Director Jerilyn Church in Business View Magazine.

TRFA's mission

TRFA creates value for member companies by facilitating educational and networking opportunities and sharing innovative epoxy and other thermoset industry advancements.

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Welcome to our New Members

  • Advanced Polymer Coatings
  • Bitrez
  • Dur-A-Flex
  • Electrolock, Inc.
  • Ennis-Flint
  • Epmar Corporation (Division of Quaker Chemical Corporation)

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Exclusively for TRFA members!

  • Quarterly Regulatory Affairs Newsletters by Lynn Bergeson of Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
  • All technical papers and presentations from the Annual Meeting are posted in the Document Retrieval section of the Members Only Website. Click here to access.
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