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March Tour - Valtris

  • Valtris 7500 East Pleasant Valley Road Independence, OH, 44131 United States (map)

Join us for a tour of Valtris Specialty Chemicals, suppliers of polymer additives, followed by a presentation on “Regulatory Changes as a Driver for Innovation” by their CEO Paul Angus, with dinner following at the Burntwood Tavern.

Valtris has inherited a rich 75-year history starting in 1940 with Ferro’s purchase of the Walton Hills, Ohio facility to our formation as a standalone company in December, 2014. Formerly the Polymer Additives Division of Ferro Corporation, Valtris continues to be a leading provider of specialty chemicals, serving industries as diverse as building and construction, packaging, consumer goods, transportation and oilfield additives. Headquartered in Independence, Ohio, and with seven facilities operating globally, Valtris offers a range of complimentary products for the specific needs of our diverse customer base.

Paul Angus is the CEO of Valtris Specialty Chemicals, a global supplier of additives to the plastics, coatings and chemical markets. Paul has 30 years of experience in the specialty chemical and coatings industries. He has led Valtris since its inception in December, 2014, following a 28 year career at Ferro Corporation.

Costs, Schedules, Reservations
Member $25, Non-member $30, Retired $20, Student $10
New Member - first meeting Free
Registration 5:30 p.m., Tour 5:45 p.m., Presentation 6:30 p.m., Dinner 7:00 p.m.
Reservations must be in by noon on Friday, Mar. 10 via email to Dan Crist at or 440-227-5424
Please be sure to include the company affiliation of each attendee including dietary restrictions.

Burntwood Tavern, 8188 Brecksville Road, Brecksville, OH 44141
West side of Ohio Route 21, north of Brecksville Village
The distance between the two venues is 1.9 mi; transportation will not be provided.