February 11-12, 2021 | The International Centre, Toronto, Canada
Title Sponsors: Procore Sika Canada
Conference Sessions

Why You Can’t Ignore GFRP Rebar Moving Forward

Date & Time: Thursday Jan 23, 2020
11:30 am
Duration: 50 minutes
Location: Phoenix Room B
Registration: $50 + hst

This in depth session brings together industry expertise from RSIC members B&B FRP Manufacturing Inc., Vrod Canada and Mateenbar. Together the three experienced professionals will cover the benefits and future of GFRP Rebar.

We will review CSA bridge & building codes as well as the new CHBDC S6-19. Topics will also include the new AASHTO LRFD codes and ASTM specs in the US which is leading to increased specifying of GFRP and its usage by various DOT’s.

You’ll also get an overview of structures and components reinforced with GFRP to date and their performances.

Presented by:
Gene Latour
Gene Latour, V-ROD Canada
President of V-ROD Canada, representative and partner of Pultrall Inc, the Canadian manufacturer of V- ROD®. Aside from promoting V-ROD® to owners and consultants, Gene acts as a liaison between Pultrall, researchers, rebar fabricators and contractors, ensuring implementation at the practical level. Mr. Latour presents at numerous conferences, seminars and presentations across Canada and the US, and is a member of ACI, TAC, CSCE, ASCE, CPCI, CCPPA and RSIC along with several marketing committees.
David Wolf
David Wolf, Global Sales B&B FRP Manufacturing
David is responsible for Global Sales at B&B FRP Manufacturing and Precisioneering DKG with sales of MST-BAR®. He brings 18 years of experience in the Fiberglass and Corrosion Industry, with an education in Chemical Engineering from Western University and an MBA from Ivey Canada & Keio University Japan.
Nick Crofts
Nick Crofts, Mateenbar-Pultron Composites Ltd.
Nick is the CEO of Mateenbar-Pultron Composites Ltd., the world's leading technology for glass reinforced rebar, based in the United Kingdom. He is a proven CEO of 1,500 people and €250M technology based manufacturing businesses.
Sponsored by:
Reinforcing Steel Institute of Canada