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Silicone Elastomers World Summit 2014 will be held in Vienna, Austria from 2-4 December 2014

Smithers Rapra is pleased to announce that the 2014 edition of the Silicone Elastomers World Summit will take place from 2-4 December 2014 in the historic and culturally vibrant city of Vienna, Austria at the Imperial Riding School Renaissance Hotel.

Silicone Elastomers 2014 will bring together manufacturers, processors, end-users, designers and researchers for a summit-style technical discussion of:

  • Silicone elastomer materials
  • Global markets
  • Processing advancements
  • Novel applications

Find out more about the sessions for this year's Silicone Elastomers World Summit here >>

Industrial and academic research staff and the customer users of silicone elastomers will explore the emerging applications, manufacturing techniques, processing improvements and testing advances that are moving this growing industry forward.

The presenters at the recent Munich, Berlin and Cincinnati gatherings delivered truly outstanding content, and we have reworked and combined our global industry contacts into a singular, annual format to attract even deeper dialogue among OEMs, end users and academics.

Watch this space for more information! The Silicone Elastomers World Summit 2014 will be co-located with the international Thermoplastic Elastomers World Summit, offering delegates the opportunity to hear about the topics most relevant to their business!

Click here to book your ticket to attend the Silicone Elastomers World Summit 2014 >>

We are very proud of Silicone Elastomers's running success, and 2013 boasts great feedback whereby:

>> 97% of attendees found the networking opportunities to be excellent or above avergae
>> 97% of delegates said that they would most likely or definitely attend the conference again
>> 100% of delegates rated the quality of speakers to be excellent or above average

Click here to find out more about what took place at Silicone Elastomers 2013 >>

Why Austria is the "enabler" of the silicone elastomers market

At the Silicone Elastomers World Summit 2013, ELMET CEO and Summit Advisor Kurt Manigatter posed a series of very simple questions in his talk titled A Realistic Approach to Tolerance Engineering & Testing that speaks to the heart of why we gather as an industry.

Click here to read more about Kurt Manigatter's thoughts and see his presentation from last year's summit >>

Sponsor or Exhibit: Double the exposure!

This year, Smithers Rapra's unrivalled Silicone Elastomers conference and international Thermoplastic Elastomers conference will be co-located in the culturally vibrant Vienna, Austria this December.

Sponsoring or exhibiting either the Silicone Elastomers World Summit or Thermoplastic Elastomers World Summit could not be more beneficial for your business in 2014!

You will be seen by double the audience, with your brand, products and services seen by the elastomer industry's finest representatives across both the thermoplastic elastomer and silicone elastomer field. This is the perfect opportunity to connect with your customers, both current and future - in person.

To find out more, visit the sponsorship and exhibition page here or contact Bill Allen on +44 (0)1372 802086 or at to discuss the most ideal package to bring you the best ROI for your business.

Click here to download the sponsorship & exhibition guide >>


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  • Silicone Engineering Limited
  • Zhejiang Xinan Chemical Industrial Group Co., Ltd.
  • MESGO S.p.A.
  • Your logo here? Silicone Elastomers 2014
  • Dr Gupta Verlag
  • TPE Magazine



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