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Andrea Bartolini, Director of Technology of Cannon USA, took part in two different courses of the Center for the Polyurethanes Industry as an expert of Polyurethane and Composites. 

Cannon, with Andrea Bartolini, taught two courses of the Polyurethane Professional Development Program (PDP), which took place from May 4th to June 15th,  2021.

The PDP is organized by the Center for the Polyurethanes Industry (CPI) of the American Chemistry Council and consists of educational and training courses that provide unmatched opportunities for participants to increase their knowledge of the polyurethane industry.

CPI is the Center for the Polyurethanes Industry of the American Chemistry Council, whose mission is to promote the growth of the North American Polyurethanes industry, advocating for science-based research of sustainable PU, fostering product health and safety, and supporting outreach and education.

Held by industry experts, the Polyurethane PDP is aimed at both industry newcomers and veterans, with the target of keeping industry professionals on top of the latest standards, trends, and developments.

Specifically, Andrea Bartolini intervened as an instructor in the following courses:

  • PU 105: Introduction to Polyurethane Processing & Equipment Part 1 and 2
  • PU 106: Introduction to Composites

facing all the aspects related to polyurethane metering machines and mixing heads, Electrical control of the equipment, Plant Design, Composite materials and manufacturing process and equipment, Recycling and Circular Economy,

The Center for the Polyurethanes Industry (CPI) of the American Chemistry Council (ACC) promotes development professional programs welcoming any industry members who want to expand their expertise and knowledge about some of the most important aspects of our business: components, processes, testing, chemistry, industries, including composites. 

In-person classes and online webinars take place multiple times per year and see the participation of professionals from all over the world.” said Andrea Bartolini, and concluded “I represent Cannon co-teaching two courses, one with a raw material supplier and the other one with a competitor. The opportunity for myself and for Cannon is represented by the exposure to hundreds of individuals worldwide; this is important to start professional relationships with technical follow-ups after each course is terminated in order to confirm Cannon’s legacy as a source of precious information for organizations that might or might not become Cannon’s clients in the future. ”