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2017 PCA International Conference (Le Westin Hotel in Montreal, Canada)

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Chairman:   Don Scott ~ Arizona Chemical, a Kraton Company

Mission statement

To maintain and upgrade the existing industry standard test methods of the pine chemical industry and develop new and improved methods as needed. Whenever practical, work towards harmonized global standard test methods. 


Organization

The Testing Committee is made up of three subgroups:

  • ASTM D01.34 Subcommittee (Pine Chemicals and Hydrocarbon Resins)
  • ISO TC35/SC10/WG5 Working Group (Naval Stores)
  • PCA Standard Test Methods

2015 Goals

  • Maintain ASTM, ISO and PCA Standard Test Methods.
  • PUBLISH RESULTS OR ROUND ROBIN TO ESTABLISH THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN SOFTENING POINTS BY THE METTLER METHOD WITH AND WITHOUT THE BALL

Members of Committee

ASTM D01.34 and Tall Oil Test Methods Working Group

  • Don Scott - (Chairman) - Arizona Chemical, a Kraton Company
  • James Russell - PCA Support Staff 
  • Phil Hurd - Georgia Pacific
  • Andrew Kwaitkowski - Lawter 
  • James Bowers -Ingevity
  • Raj Rajesh - Eastman Chemicals
  • Ann Cothran - Georgia Pacific
  • Non industry members
  • Mike Roberts - PCA Board liaison

ISO TC35/SC10/WG 5 Working Group

  • James Russell (Convenor) - PCA Support Staff USA
  • Bern Reinmuller - Secretary, DIN Germany
  • Phil Hurd - Georgia Pacific USA
  • John Hazen - Lawter, Netherlands
  • Lou Houben - Lawter, Netherlands
  • Jan Lorier - Eastman, Netherlands
  • Rob Lobbes -Arizona Chemicals, Netherlands
  • Zhanqian Song - Forest Products Institute, China 
  • Don Scott  - Arizona Chemical, US
  • Henri Jobard - DRT
  • Non-industry members