Center for the Polyurethanes Industry (CPI)
2022 Polyurethanes Technical Conference
October 2-5, 2022
National Harbor, MD
The Center for the Polyurethanes Industry’s annual Polyurethanes Technical Conference, the longest-running polyurethanes conference in North America, offers the unique convergence of industry expertise, professional networking, and regulatory insight. Fostering both technical and professional development, the Polyurethanes Technical Conference is the premier destination to preview the polyurethanes technology of tomorrow and key information for today.
- Polyurethanes are very versatile , allowing them to solve challenging problems, be molded into unusual shapes and enhance industrial and consumer products.
- Polyurethanes are formed by reacting a polyol with a diisocyanate or a polymeric isocyanate in the presence of suitable catalysts and additives.
- Flexible polyurethane foam accounts for about 30 percent of the entire North American polyurethane market, and is used largely for bedding, furniture and in the automotive industry.
- CPI members are leaders in product stewardship and CPI creates and shares safety and health resources for most aspects of manufacturing and processing of polyurethanes.
2022 Professional Development Program
For almost 20 years CPI’s Education Center has been offering the Professional Development Program (PDP) to industry veterans and newcomers. The PDP offers unmatched opportunities for participants to increase their knowledge of the polyurethane industry through an extensive variety of courses which provides topics of interest to non-technical and technical professionals alike.
Center for the Polyurethanes Industry Members
Membership in the Center for the Polyurethanes Industry (CPI) is open to all segments of the polyurethanes industry, including raw material producers, systems suppliers, processing machinery and equipment manufacturers, as well as users and distributors of polyurethane materials who manufacture flexible or rigid foams, coatings, adhesives, sealants or elastomers.