8th Scrap to Profit Conference
December 4-5, 2019
Hyatt Regency, Greenville, South Carolina
The Scrap Tire Research and Education Foundation, Inc. (STREF), the U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA), and the South Carolina Department of Commerce are hosting the 8th Scrap to Profit Conference on December 4 & 5, 2019 in Greenville, South Carolina.
The conference will explore topics to drive innovation in the scrap tire industry, including current trends and future opportunities for tire derived fuel, civil engineering, and ground rubber markets. Circular economy and sustainable markets will also be discussed. Also, the conference will spark ideas for new markets by addressing recent and upcoming innovations in scrap tire uses, including an update on pyrolysis and gasification technologies.
The conference will offer networking and educational opportunities to drive the future of scrap tire markets. Don't miss this exciting event!
A Special Thank You to the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation - our Green Host Sponsor
7:00 am Registration and Breakfast - Sponsored by Lakin Tire
10:15 am Refreshment Break - Sponsored by Eco Green Equipment
10:40 am Advances in Size Reduction Technology and The Role of the Equipment Manufacturer
Charlie Astafan, Columbus McKinnon Corporation
John Werntz, Jomar Machining & Fabricating
Bruce Bart, Eco Green Equipment
11:30 am Tire Derived Aggregate Panel – Creating Market Champions
Monte Niemi, First State Tire Recycling
12:00 pm Lunch followed by Keynote Speaker: Innovation - Sponsored by Aries Clean Energy
Jim Lehman, Bridgestone Americas
2:55 pm Rubber Modified Asphalt – Strategies for Implementation
Barry Takallou, CRM
3:15 pm Refreshment Break - Sponsored by Columbus McKinnon Recycling Corporation
5:30 pm Networking Reception - Sponsored by Bridgestone
7:00 am Breakfast - Sponsored by Entech Inc.
9:15 am Innovation – Identifying and Fostering the Next New Market
Sam Bonasso, Reinforced Aggregates Co.
James "Buzz" Surwilo, Vermont Dept. of Env. Conservation
Jeff Henry, Tire Conversion Technologies, Inc.
10:00 am Refreshment Break - Sponsored by CRM
11:10 am Flexible Pavements and Specialty Molding
Kevin Bagnall, K.B. Industries
Tim Vander Heiden, Safe Path Products
12:00 pm Closing Remarks
Our Networking Area is sponsored by Tech Rubber - Available during the conference
Sponsoring at a STREF Conference is a great way to increase your company’s recognition in the Scrap Tire Industry. Companies or organizations can support the 8th Scrap to Profit Conference by becoming a Bronze, Bronze Plus, Silver, Gold, or Green Sustaining sponsor. Sponsorship Packages are available to showcase the products, services and technologies offered by companies and organizations with an interest in the use of ground rubber in higher-value added applications. Click here to learn how to become a sponsor for the 8th Scrap to Profit Conference.
If you need more information about becoming a Sponsor for the 8th Scrap to Profit Conference, please contact John Sheerin at 202.682.4838 or email@example.com.
The U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association is the national trade association for tire manufacturers that produce tires in the U.S. USTMA members operate manufacturing facilities in 17 states, employ nearly 100,000 workers and generate annual sales of more than $27 billion.
Exhibitor opportunities are available for the 8th Scrap to Profit Conference.
The exhibitor fee of $1000 entitles each participating organization to one conference registration and a six (6) foot draped table in an area immediately adjacent to the main meeting room where beverages will be available during the morning and afternoon breaks. Discounted additional registrations are available for Exhibitors.
Exhibit space can be reserved by using the online registration service.
For more information, please contact John Sheerin at 202.682.4838 or firstname.lastname@example.org
220 N. Main Street
Greenville, SC 29601
Our host hotel, the Hyatt Regency in downtown Greenville is offering a SPECIAL EARLY BIRD CONFERENCE RATE of $139 per night for a limited number of Scrap to Profit Conference attendees. Similarly the Hyatt is offering a limited number of GOVERNMENT ROOM RATES at $94 per night. Although the deadline to receive this special rate is November 15, 2019 we strongly recommend calling much earlier. When calling, please identify yourself as members of the Scrap to Profit Conference.
Please Note: Hotel room rates are subject to applicable state and local taxes (currently 10% plus $2% destination fee per room per night) in effect at the time of check-out. In order to receive the government rate, a valid government photo ID is required at the time of check-in.