The organizers of TCL2017, the International Conference on Textile Coating and Laminating, have announced that discounted early-bird rates are now available for delegates to the event, which will take place in Berlin, Germany on November 8-9 2017. Registrants should simply visit the conference website at www.intnews.com/TCL to secure their place at this special rate.
At the same time, the Conference Program has been released and this year’s event will include presentations covering key economic and technology trends, grouped into five main themes: Case studies – commercializing coated and laminated products; Novel applications and markets; The latest machinery developments and their potential for the industry; Cutting-edge technologies creating new opportunities; Sustainability issues and the
evolution of materials to meet these demands.
Speakers come from senior positions in some of the most influential companies in this sector from around the world. The dynamic program already includes presentations on subjects such as Digitization and Industry 4.0 – Individualization, Quality And Sustainability from keynote speaker Elgar Straub, Managing Director, VDMA, Fachverband Textile Care, Fabric and Leather Technologies; Paradigm shift in textiles finishing through spray application – a sustainable solution to significantly reduce the use of water, chemistry and energy; The latest in dry powder impregnation technology; Sono-coating of textiles (acoustic cavitation) with antibacterial nanoparticles; Solvent-free technology for making polyurethane-coated technical textiles and much more; 20+ papers over 2 days. The full program to date can be found on the conference website www.intnews.com/TCL.
The original and most-followed conference on the coating and laminating of textiles, TCL has built a reputation for over 26 years as a vital meeting place for senior staff from the worldwide industry. It is organized by International Newsletters Ltd (UK) and sponsored by Industrial Textiles Associates (USA) and Technical Textiles International magazine.