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IMFA’s 2022 Annual Conference
Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort and Spa
San Antonio, Texas

Thank you for joining us in San Antonio!

We are honored to have been surrounded by so many people that are as passionate about molded fiber as we are. We hope you enjoyed the conference as much as we did!

For IMFA’s 2022 Annual Conference Feedback Survey and access to the attendee list and speaker presentations, please click here. Please note that only conference attendees may receive the conference materials (presentations, attendee list, etc.)


Goran Antila

Oliver Campbell

Natha Dempsey
Foodservice Packaging Institute

Tarik Jabrane

Janet Preston

Martin Pudlas
Red Leaf Pulp

Paul Schutes
Recycled Paperboard Alliance
The Recycled Paper Technical Association


Abbott Furnace

Abbott Furnace Company is an industrial furnace manufacturer with 40 years of experience designing and producing some of the industry’s most reliable and high-performing industrial continuous belt furnaces. We manufacture a variety of industrial furnaces for both the domestic and international market, including powder metalannealingbrazing, thick film processing, glass to metal seal, EV batteriessoft magnetic compositescarbon felt, and molded pulp packaging.

We are a leading producer of industrial sintering furnaces, annealing furnaces, tempering furnaces, brazing furnaces, heat treat furnacessteam treat furnaces, industrial ovens, CAB furnaces, high-temperature, and other specialty furnace products. We are a privately owned company headquartered in St. Marys, Pennsylvania. Our furnaces are proudly manufactured in the USA.

For more information, please contact Dustin Yetzer at or 814-781-6355 X 262.

AGC Chemicals Americas

AGC Chemicals Americas is a global subsidiary of AGC Inc., a multinational corporation and one of the world’s largest manufacturers of glass, electronic displays and chemical products. Headquartered in Exton, Pa. including a state-of-the-art technology center, AGCCA maintains manufacturing operations in nearby Thorndale, PA, a satellite sales office in Brazil and warehouses and distributors located throughout North America.

AGCCA recently developed FibraLASTTM, a patent-pending, non-fluorinated oil and water repellent technology.  This next generation material science solution will replace current technology.  This new technology is made with natural materials and is effective as a repellent for molded fiber with oil and water hold out at 80 °C.  It is also versatile in application as the technology can be incorporated in various phases of the paper production process.

For more information, please contact Kristin Carlin at or (610) 423-4335.

AIM Sweden

“A leading specialist in metal Additive Manufacturing”
AIM SWEDEN is one of the world-leading specialists in industrial Additive Manufacturing (or 3D printing) based on the EBM technology. We support customers in selected industrial segments to capture the full potential of metal Additive Manufacturing. Advanced tooling for Molded Fiber processes has been one of our key focus areas since many years and our FreeFlow® tooling concept is very well received by the market. We continuously develop new IP in this area to expand our footprint in Molded Fiber.

AIM Sweden was founded in 2016 as a commercial spin-off from the Mid Sweden University (MIUN). MIUN has successfully carried out research in the field of additive manufacturing since 2001 and since 2007 with a particular focus on the EBM technology. AIM Sweden was established to provide industrial manufacturing services based on the expertise, experience and IP developed by the research group at MIUN. Today AIM Sweden is a true knowledge-based company providing additive manufacturing services, production as well as engineering services, to key players in molded fiber, orthopedics, aerospace and the energy sector.

For more information, please contact Stefan Thundal at


Globally headquartered in Paris, Imerys has manufacturing sites and distribution channels around the world. A market leader in kaolin clays, calcium carbonates, perlite, diatomaceous earth and wollastonite, Imerys mineral portfolio is among the most diverse in the world. Our products feed into a range of industries including paper and packaging, plastic, automotive, paints, medical and construction and building products. Imerys supports these applications with a team of technical service representatives and S&T scientists committed to improving efficiencies and sustainability.

For more information, please contact Leslie McLain at or )704) 458-1203.

Kiefel Technologies, Represented by Brueckner Group USA

Kiefel is a technological partner when it comes to design and manufacturing of machines, tools and automation used for the thermoforming and joining of polymer-based, bio-based and fiber-based materials.

For production of cups, trays, lids and a wide range of similar products, the Kiefel automatic pressure forming machines offer you the perfect solution. The Natureformer KFT 90 stands for highest possible output and lowest production cost. Flexibility and efficiency will optimize your production.

For more information, please contact Kiefel Technologies at or (603) 929-3900.