McLean, VA Nearly 1,000 cast polymer industry manufacturers and suppliers from the U.S., Canada and Mexico, most with direct links to the kitchen and bath market, participated in POLYCON 2002 last month at Walt Disney's Coronado Springs Resort near Orlando, FL.
The annual four-day trade show and conference which featured educational tracks and exhibits of the latest materials, equipment and technology for the industry was termed "successful" by its sponsor, the International Cast Polymer Association (ICPA).
The ICPA, based here, represents more than 300 members, including manufacturers, suppliers, fabricators and installers of cultured marble and solid surface products used in the kitchen and bath
During this year's POLYCON Awards Luncheon, immediate past president Jack Hedrick recognized Bradley Corp. as "Manufacturer of the Year," and Composites One as "Supplier of the Year. Hedrick also passed the gavel to ICPA's incoming president Rodd Werstler, president and CEO of Massillon, OH-based Tower Industries.
The next edition of POLYCON will take place Jan. 24-27, 2003 at the Hyatt Regency Dallas, in Dallas.