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April Speakers Tour – Portland Section: Arropol’s Graham Howarth

Home Events April Speakers Tour – Portland Section: Arropol’s Graham Howarth

April 14, 2020 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Eric Jenkins

When:       Tuesday, April 14th

Who:       Graham Howarth of Arropol

Where:      McMenamins Broadway Pub, near Lloyd Center

1504 NE Broadway ST

Portland, OR 97232


Topic/Presentation:  Using Recovered Carpet from Cali Landfill to Make Useful CASE/ACES Application Materials

Bio:       Graham A. Howarth graduated with Majors in Chemistry and Material Science and Engineering and minors in Technology and mathematics. He also has a Master of  Science and Diploma in “The Corrosion of Engineering Materials” from Imperial College London and awarded student of the year prize. His thesis subject was “The design of Waterbased Epoxy and High Solids PU/Oxazolidine Coatings for corrosion protection”. He has been a guest lecturer there on the MS course. He is a Chartered Scientist, Chartered Chemist, Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry and a Technical Editor of JCT+R and a member of the Editorial Management Board. After 9 years at Akzo Nobe Coatings, 11 years at Industrial Copolymers and two years at Tetrosyl Automotive Coatings, he moved to the USA in 2000 and spent 10 years at Arnette Polymers and a year at Cornerstone Flooring and then 6 years at Dayton Superior Corporation. He now works for Arropol Chemicals in Dalton, GA. He has written numerous journal articles and given presentations and seminars around the world.


$0 for manufacturing members

$20 for retired persons

$25 for all others


Typical Schedule (flexible with goal start time of 11:30AM):

11-11:30AM: Registration

11:45AM: Lunch orders

12PM: Introduce speakers & announcements

12:20PM: Lunch served