2014-15 Meetings


November 5-6 , 2014

Chattanoogan Hotel
1201 South Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN

PFA General Business Meeting and Technical Program

The Chattanoogan Hotel is now completely sold out for the dates of our meeting. We have negotiated a very attractive room rate ($119++) at the Holiday Inn Express and Suites. Please book your room online before the October 27 extended cut-off date. Group code is PFA.

Registration form for PFA members
Registration form for non-members

November 2014 PFA Meeting Schedule

Wednesday, November 5, 2014
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM CertiPUR-US® Meeting - Open to all

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Industry Issues Forum - PFA Registration required (Agenda)

Thursday, November 6, 2014
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM General Business Meeting (Agenda)

Keynote Speaker:
U.S. Representative Chuck Fleischmann
Emi Sunshine and the Rain

1:15 PM - 5:00 PM - Technical Program (Agenda with Abstracts):

  • Art and Science of Microencapsulated Phase Change Materials in FPF - Encapsys
  • Controlled Pore Size in FPF Manufacturing - Cushman Engineering
  • Understanding Pink Stain Testing - Lonza
  • Consumer Research: Demand for Flame Retardants in Furniture - Chemtura
  • Emissions Testing of FPF for TDI / MDI - Hall Analytical
  • Conversion of Flexible PU Foam Residues into Polyol on an Industrial Scale - Baumer of America
  • How Maxfoam Machine Design Affects Pour Yield, Waste Reduction and Gross Margin - Laader Berg

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Industry Cocktail Reception - Sponsored by Mondi Group

November 2014 Technical Program Proceedings on CDROM
You may pre-order proceedings for the November 2014 Technical Program for shipment by November 30, 2014. ($75 in the US - $80 outside US)

Chattanooga Restaurants

Nearest airports for Chattanooga travel planning:
Chattanooga (CHA) ; Knoxville (TYS) 104 miles; Atlanta, GA (ATL) 124 miles, Birmingham, AL (BHM) 155 miles

Future Meetings


May 20-21, 2015

Vinoy Renaissance Hotel & Resort
501 5th Avenue NE
St. Petersburg, FL


November 4-5, 2015

Hilton Fallsview Hotel
6361 Fallsview Blvd.
Niagara Falls, ON Canada