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3M 2020 Annual Economic Forecast

with Tim Worms
National Accounts Manager at 3M


The 3M Annual Economic Forecast is the asphalt shingle industry’s definitive annual report. The Forecast aggregates pertinent data that influence the annual shingle demand. Many things influence demand: demographics, weather, the economy, governmental regulations, housing, and consumer preferences. These influencers, and many more, are analyzed and rolled up into a shingle demand forecast for 2020 and 2021.


PAPERMAKING LECTURE: “Basic and Practical Aspects of Papermaking”

with Makhlouf Laleg and Przem Pruszynski
ML Papchem Solutions Inc.


The purpose of this two-part presentation is to discuss some common fundamental and practical aspects of the papermaking steps, from pulp fiber to paper, with a particular focus on the wet end of the paper machine process and the most typical retention programs and their control. Some attention will be dedicated to the discussion of basic strategies of deposits control. This two-part presentation is designed for those experienced in the fiberglass mat manufacturing process to learn more about the papermaking process.

Part 1: Fundamentals

Part 2: Retention and Deposit Control