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PVC Elastomers for Evolving Application Requirements

Speaker Bio: David Braun, Industry Manager – Wire & Cable, Teknor Apex Company

Learn about elastomeric compounds in the market and how new and evolving wire and cable applications in electric vehicles, industrial automation and portable power cables require more advanced material solutions.

About the Presenter: David Braun is Industry Manager for Wire & Cable Compounds. He came to Teknor Apex in February 2015 with over 20 years of progressive product development, product management, operations management and general management experience in the Wire & Cable segment, most recently working for 8 years at Cable Components Group, Pawcatuck, CT, and previously at NEPTCO Inc. Pawtucket, RI for 15 years.

David is an active participant in wire and cable industry organizations. He is a member of the IWCS Symposium Committee and in 2012 served as Symposium Chairman. He also participates on the board of the Wire & Cable Industry Suppliers Association (WCISA). He holds seven US patents for electrical shielding, data cable separators and halogen-free compounding technology and has been published in industry trade journals.

David holds an MBA in Marketing from Bryant University and a BSc in Chemical Engineering from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

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