PORTLAND, ME - IntertechPira has announced its 15th international business conference, Functional Fillers, held September 24-26, 2007, at the Marriot Charleston, in Charleston, SC. The conference will allow both users and producers of functional fillers to gain a current picture of the global market and hear about new technologies, applications and industry trends. Two pre-conference seminars will be offered on Monday, September 24. Dr. Chris DeArmitt, Chief Scientist, Hybrid Plastics Inc., and Mr. Steve Ellebracht, Senior Global R&D Director, Dow Building Solutions, will chair the conference.

For registration, e-mail Elizabeth Paton, Conference Manager, at epaton@intertechusa.com.