HK Research President Richard Higgins Speaks at Midwest Composites Conference Seminar

March 13, 2003
Richard Higgins-CCT, president of HK Research, joined a distinguished group of industry experts to conduct a daylong seminar at the Composite Fabricators Association’s Midwest Composites Conference in South Bend, IN, on March 13, 2003.

The symposium, titled “Improving Gel Coat Cosmetics” offered an in-depth look at the recent advances in low-HAP gel coat products. It covered the manufacture, application and end-properties of these advanced polymers with a focus on enhancing product quality. The novel “team-teaching” interactive format provided an exchange of information and ideas based on the faculty’s collective knowledge and interest of audience members.

The Composites Fabricators Association (CFA) is the world’s largest trade association serving the composites industry. With more than 1,100 members from across the globe, CFA unites manufacturers with their suppliers, distributors, end-users, and other industry stakeholders to harness the power of a united industry. The CFA provides a forum for the composites industry to develop and enhance shared opportunities and address common challenges. Higgins is on the CFA Board of Directors. For more information on the CFA, go to


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