SAN DIEGO—The Polyurethane Foam Association honored three technical presentations at the Polyurethane Foam Association fall meeting in San Diego.
By audience vote, the three presentations were chosen from among six to win the Technical Excellence Awards provided by the Dr. Herman Stone Family Endowment, the PFA said in a Nov. 14 press release.
The winners were as follows:
- First Place: "Introducing SlabProcessing and SlabExpert Digital Tools," presented by Stephen Hawkins of Covestro.
- Second Place: "Why Is an Ultra-Open-Cell Window Structure Important for Cooler Sleep in Memory Foam Mattresses?" presented by Wenbo Xu of The Dow Chemical Co.
- Third Place: "Antimicrobial Treatment of Polyurethane Foams," presented by Tom Robitaille of Lonza Microbial Control.