CERRITOS, Calif.—R.D. Abbott Co. Inc. will be an organizer, sponsor and exhibitor for the LSR 2019 conference Sept. 9-12 in Schaumburg, Ill.
Tom Jenkins, R.D. Abbott's executive director of business development, is a member of the conference's organizing committee for the third year in a row, according to a company news release.
LSR 2019 will include technical presentations and a visit to Arburg, a machinery manufacturer, to see silicone processing technologies, R.D. Abbott said. This year provides a new half-day workshop about LSR simulation at the North American facility for Sigmasoft, a provider of virtual molding software. The workshop is limited to 25 participants.
R.D. Abbott will co-exhibit with Dow, which will provide two technical presentations. Craig Gross, senior technical service & development scientist for Dow, will present "The Best of LSR—Characteristics, Market and Innovation. Jake Steinbrecher, technical service and development engineer for lighting and elastomers at Dow, will present "Enabling Advanced Lens Designs with Moldable Optical Silicones."
R.D. Abbott has been an event organizer since the event's inception, Jenkins said.
The other organizing committee members include Amos Golovoy of A.G. Research, Juergen Giesow of Arburg, Rick Finnie and Geri Anderson of M.R. Mold and Engineering, Steven Broadbent of ACH Solution USA, Oliver Franssen of Momentive Performance Materials Inc., Markus Landl of the Rico Group, Kurt Manigatter of Elmet GmbH, Victor Morando of Dymotek, and Lynn Momrow-Zielinski of Extreme Molding.