4th ICPC Sponsors

The 4th International Conference on Polyolefin Characterization is being supported by:

 

Major Sponsors
Shenhua Ningxia Coal Industry Group
Shenhua Ningxia Coal Industry Group Co., Ltd (Shenning Group in abbreviation) is Shenhua Group's share-holding subsidiary, and a competitive backbone enterprise of Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region. In Dec. 2002, the CPC Committee and government of Ningxia restructured the coal industry groups of Genyuan, Taixi, Lingzhou, and the original Ningxia Coal Industry Group into a new Ningxia Coal Industry Group Co., Ltd. By increasing capital and equity, Ningxia government cooperated with Shenhua Group to establish Shenhua Ningxia Coal Industry Group Co., Ltd in Jan. 2006, with registration capital of RMB 10.1 billion, of which 51% from Shenhua, and 49% from Ningxia government. By the end of 2009, the group's total assets had been over RMB 60 billion.
ExxonMobil Chemical
ExxonMobil Chemical is one of the largest petrochemical companies worldwide. Our mission is to provide quality petrochemical products and services in the most efficient and responsible manner to generate outstanding customer and shareholder value while remaining committed to the principles of sustainability.
Sponsors
The Dow Chemical Company
Dow combines the power of science and technology to passionately innovate what is essential to human progress. The Company connects chemistry and innovation with the principles of sustainability to help address many of the world's most challenging problems such as the need for clean water, renewable energy generation and conservation, and increasing agricultural productivity. Dow's diversified industry-leading portfolio of specialty chemical, advanced materials, agrosciences and plastics businesses delivers a broad range of technology-based products and solutions to customers in approximately 160 countries and in high growth sectors such as electronics, water, energy, coatings and agriculture. In 2011, Dow had annual sales of $60 billion and employed approximately 52,000 people worldwide. The Company's more than 5,000 products are manufactured at 197 sites in 36 countries across the globe.
Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LLC
Chevron Phillips Chemical 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. On July 1, 2000, Chevron Corporation and Phillips Petroleum Company, now Phillips 66, combined their worldwide petrochemical businesses, excluding Chevron’s oronite additives business, to form Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LLC, a 50/50 joint venture between the two parent companies. The LLC and its affiliates own more than $9 billion in assets and employ approximately 4,700 people at 42 manufacturing and research facilities in eight countries.
Vendors
Polymer Char
Polymer Char, the leading Polyolefin Characterization Company, is the unique company fully-dedicated to Polyolefin Characterization, with the broadest and most modern range of instruments and services, outstanding its solutions for Molar Mass Distribution – GPC/SEC (GPC-IR, GPC One), Chemical Composition Distribution (CRYSTAF, TREF, CEF), Bivariate Distribution (CFC), Xylene Solubles (CRYSTEX), Preparative Fractionation (PREP mc2) or 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 18 years has made it possible. Today, in the area of Polyolefin Analysis, you can rely on our technical quality, large experience and overall Customer commitment, by offering high quality solutions and efficient service.
Wyatt Technology
DAWN family of Multi-Angle Light Scattering (MALS) instruments for absolute macromolecular characterization determine absolute molecular weights, sizes, and branching of polymers following separation. DynaPro dynamic light scattering (DLS) instruments including DynaPro NanoStar and Plate Reader for automated size determination of nanoparticles. Eclipse Field Flow Fractionation (FFF) combined with MALS separates nanoparticles, polymers and other macromolecules. The Möbius (mobility and zeta-potential) for measurements of particles and macromolecules.
PSS, Polymer Standards Service
PSS - Driving GPC/SEC Forward: GPC/SEC is our passion. We at PSS are fully dedicated to the advancement of macromolecular liquid chromatography by means of developing true solutions and providing competent and personal support. Based on excellent products and the latest findings in material science, we create easy-to-use and powerful solutions for QC and R&D. From a single molar mass reference material to turn-key systems for GPC/SEC multi detection with light scattering, viscometry, mass spectrometry or fully compliant GPC/SEC for the pharmaceutical industry: PSS offers all products and services for successful macromolecular analysis and expert support by GPC/SEC enthusiasts!
Malvern Instruments
Malvern Instruments provides a range of complementary materials characterization tools that deliver inter-related measurements reflecting the complexities of particulates and disperse systems, nanomaterials and macromolecules. Analytical instruments from Malvern are used in the characterization of a wide variety of materials, from industrial bulk powders to the latest nanomaterials and delicate macromolecules. A broad portfolio of innovative technologies is combined with intelligent, user-friendly software. These systems deliver industrially relevant data enabling our customers to make the connection between micro (such as particle size) and macro (bulk) material properties (rheology) and chemical composition (chemical imaging). Particle size distribution, particle shape information, zeta potential, molecular weight, chemical composition, and bulk materials properties can all be determined with instruments from the Malvern range. The company’s laboratory, at-line, on-line and in-line solutions are proven in sectors as diverse as cement production and pharmaceutical drug discovery.
Freeslate
Freeslate is a privately held company that provides products and related services for high throughput research. Based on its proprietary laboratory automation platforms, high throughput pressure reactors, and integrated Lab Execution and Analysis (LEA) software suite, the company enables dramatic gains in its customers’ productivity and innovation by delivering seamlessly integrated automation solutions. Freeslate leverages its scientific expertise through its team of Ph.D. scientists, engineers, and software developers with directly relevant experience in the industries it serves. Collaborating with customers for more than a decade, the business has provided high throughput research solutions for the pharmaceutical, chemical, energy, and consumer products industries. The company is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, with direct sales and service in North America, Europe and Asia.
Agilent Technologies
Agilent manufactures and distributes a complete line of instrumentation serving the clinical, analytical, biotech, environmental, pharmaceutical, forensic science, food and flavor, academia, and all other laboratory markets that have needs for the best in quality, performance, and serviceability in the instruments they purchase.
Jordi Labs LLC
Jordi Labs was founded in 1980 to provide the highest quality analytical services, polymer based HPLC columns and packing media in the industry. As a family company, we take pride in the production of each of our products. Customers in nearly all industries are currently using our columns, packing media, and SPE products worldwide. It is our goal to help our customers overcome their analytical challenges by providing excellent products and personal assistance from our highly trained staff. Jordi Labs provides contract analytical services with a special emphasis on chemical identification and liquid chromatography products.
Progression, Inc.
For more than 10 years, Progression, Inc. continues to be the world's leading supplier of NMR technology to the polyolefin industry. With more than 400 installations across the globe, Progression has led the development and innovation of new technology which has been used in research laboratories, quality control labs, and on-line process analysis. Progression’s NMR technology has been successfully implemented for the analysis of density, xylene solubles, crystallinity, ethylene content, molecular weight as well as many mechanical and thermal properties. Progression continues to develop new and exciting solutions that now are used in the biofuels, bio-plastics and coal mining industries for real-time elemental analysis.
Research Partner
DPI, Dutch Polymer Institute
The Dutch Polymer Institute (DPI) was established in 1997 as a public-private partnership to perform pre-competitive research into polymers and their application, linking scientific knowledge to the industrial need for innovation. This results in added value for universities in scientific publications and for companies in intellectual property rights and the possibilities to execute new activities. Some 200 researchers (PhDs and Post-Docs) are currently involved in DPI projects at knowledge institutes throughout the world.
Media Partner
LCGC Group
The LCGC Group spans across Europe, North America and Asia Pacific. Our editorial content across print and electronic products covers all key growth segments including food analysis, bioanalysis, environmental analysis, pharmaceutical analysis, and petroleum and biofuels research.
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