AKRON, OHIO—Larry Zarker, vice president of marketing for the National Association of Home Builders Research Center, is the newest addition to the speaking lineup for the Plastics News Executive Seminar.
Zarker will speak on the outlook for the construction industry.
In his 16 years at the Upper Marlboro, Md., NAHB Research Center, Zarker has initiated a number of programs, including the Advanced Housing Technology Program and the Resource Conservation House. He specializes in evaluating innovative materials and products and accelerating their acceptance in the building industry.
Zarker joins other speakers who will cover the outlook for key plastic materials and end markets, financial topics of interest to processors, and risk-management products that processors can use to reduce the effects of resin pricing swings.
The Plastics News Executive Seminar will take place Nov. 17-19 at Chicago's Drake Hotel. For information, contact PN's Nancy Parks in Akron at (330) 865-6134.