ICPC Sponsors

The 7th International Conference on Polyolefin Characterization is being 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.
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
Polymer Char is the leading company in Polyolefin Characterization. Having always been fully-dedicated to Polyolefin Characterization, it has managed to create the broadest and most modern range of instruments and services in its field. Outstanding for its solutions in Molar Mass Distribution – GPC/SEC (GPC-IR, GPC-QC, GPC One), Chemical Composition Distribution (CRYSTAF, TREF, CEF, and TGIC), Bivariate Distribution (CFC and SGIC 2D), Soluble Fraction measurement (CRYSTEX QC and CRYSTEX), Preparative Fractionation (PREP C20 and PREP mc²), Intrinsic Viscosity (IVA), and its integrated Infrared Detectors (IR4, IR5 MCT). With installations in over 20 countries, Polymer Char has clearly become the leader in research, engineering, software and service in Polyolefin Analysis. Having worked with the most advanced laboratories in the world for 23 years has made this possible. Today, in the area of Polyolefin Analysis, you can rely on our technical quality, large experience and overall Customer commitment.
Wyatt Tecnology
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.
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.
Research Partner
DPI, Dutch Polymer Insititue
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 Partner
Petro Industry News
Publisher and information provider of products and services for monitoring, testing and analysis in the petroleum and related industries. The magazine is published every 2 months and reaches a global audience of over 30,000 buyers or end-users of analytical equipment. 
Polymers — Open Access Polymer Science Journal
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. Articles can be downloaded freely.
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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