Innovation in Composite Materials
Date: Wednesday, August 22nd from 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Session Code: MFG8
Presented by: Paneltech International
• Kim Loftis, Director of Business and Marketing Development: CaraGreen
• Chris Wentworth: Paneltech International
This presentation covers product trends such as kebony, accoya, and paper/resin composites. We will cover what these are, how they are made, along with how they can be worked and application possibilities. There are many new trends in the market that go beyond typical wood construction, this presentation will familiarize you with these new products and their similarities and differences.
About the Speaker:
Prior to joining CaraGreenKim Loftisworked for an adaptive reuse design firm in Durham North Carolina, where her love for sustainability and appreciation of historic design grew. Kim joined CaraGreen as part of the sales team in 2012. With a BS in Interior Architecture from UNCG, Kim's eye for design coupled with her ramped up sales skills have made her a great asset for CaraGreen. Kim has recently moved into the Director of Business Development and Marketing position, helping the company grow and explore new avenues for development. She may be tiny but she packs a punch and is a wealth of technical design and product knowledge that is hard to come by. Kim was early to become a certified LEED AP, and chaired her local USGBC chapter in 2014.
Chris Wentworth works for Paneltech International