15.10.2021

Elkem Silicones will be at The Global Release Liner Industry Conference & Exhibition 2021.

Join our team in Chicago during the Global Release Liner Industry Conference & Exhibition 2021 from November 15-17 at the University Club of Chicago in Chicago.

After more than 18 months, Corey Reardon, President & CEO of AWA Alexander Watson Associates, confirms the return of in-person physical events. The AWA Global Release Liner Industry Conference & Exhibition 2021 is scheduled for November 15th – 17th in Chicago, IL USA. The AWA Global Release Liner Industry Conference & Exhibition 2021 will be a “special edition” of the conference celebrating the 50th Anniversary of AWA, Alexander Watson Associates.

This will be the 21st annual meeting of the release liner industry and is dedicated to sharing ideas, learning about market developments, solving problems, and networking with colleagues across the value chain and all release liner application areas.  With over 20 sponsors, this conference gathers the whole industry together with extensive networking opportunities, tabletop exhibitions, industry leadership panel discussions led by CEOs and top executives debating the industry challenges of today and tomorrow.  

As a complement to those who cannot attend in-person, AWAVirtual™ will host a dedicated virtual exhibition page

The Conference Program

The conference will host the CELAB Meeting, the AWA Release Liner Industry Leadership Award, Keynote  Address by Julie A. Schertell, CEO of Neenah, the Industry Leadership Panel Discussion, and provide important updates on Capacity/Demand Dynamics of materials including Pulp and Paper, Resin Films and Silicone. Our experts will provide in depth analysis on current trends, issues and solutions on Release Liner Recycling & Sustainability and a comprehensive market assessment across all release liner application segments.  Elkem Silicones Vice President, Sales & Marketing, Bertrand Mollet, will be participating in the Leadership Panel Discussion and Nicolas Capron, Global Business Line Manager, Release Coatings & PSAs will discuss Silicones: Pricing and Supply Trend.

Register online

The conference is taking place at the University Club of Chicago in Chicago, USA. Registration can be done through the website, where it will also be possible to view the full program when closer to the event.

AWA 2021 Register

Elkem’s commitment to Sustainability

Sustainability is central to our business strategy. Our mission is to provide advanced material solutions shaping a better and more sustainable future, adding value to our stakeholders globally.

Elkem defines sustainability work as continuous efforts to maximise our positive impact on the environment and societies around us, as well as to minimise any negative impact. As a global company, we affect the environment and communities around the world every day. And through the products we make, we have a foot print in our supply chain and make new solutions possible.

Disclosure is a primary part of this engagement, and we can proudly state that in 2020, Elkem received a Gold rating from Ecovadis and was ranked by CDP in the Climate A List.

Read more at Sustainability | Elkem.com

About Elkem Silicones

Elkem Silicones has more than 4 200 employees dedicated to delivering your potential by providing you innovative silicone solutions with a personal touch. Elkem Silicones, a division of Elkem, is a global leader in fully integrated silicone manufacturing, operating 13 multi-functional manufacturing sites and 13 Research & Innovation centers around the globe. Elkem Silicones offers a full range of silicone technologies for diverse specialty markets including aerospace, automotive, construction, consumer goods, energy, healthcare, paper, personal care and textiles. Elkem Silicones is committed to create new, innovative and green solutions and business models that promote a sustainable future. To learn more, please visit Elkem Silicones Website

About Elkem ASA 

Elkem is one of the world’s leading providers of advanced material solutions shaping a better and more sustainable future. The company develops silicones, silicon products and carbon solutions by combining natural raw materials, renewable energy and human ingenuity. Elkem helps its customers create and improve essential innovations like electric mobility, digital communications, health and personal care as well as smarter and more sustainable cities. With a strong track record since 1904, its global team of more than 6,800 people has a joint commitment to stakeholders: Delivering your potential. In 2020, Elkem was rated among the world’s top 5% on climate and achieved an operating income of NOK 24.7 billion. Elkem is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange (ticker: ELK). To learn more, please visit Elkem Website