Akron, Ohio — Richard Krock of the Vinyl Institute will speak at the Akron Section of the Society of Plastics Engineers on Sept. 11.
Krock, VI's vice president, regulatory and technical affairs, will provide an update on opportunities and challenges facing U.S. vinyl resin, compound and product manufacturers, including new regulations from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
He also will cover VI's sustainability initiatives including outreach with some major brands.
The event starts at 5:30 p.m., with dinner at 6 p.m.
Reservations must be in by noon on Sept. 8 and can be made to Gary Taylor at 330-419-4380 or