Industrial Sponsors

Alliant Techsystems
ATK is a leading provider of advanced weapon and space systems with $3.2 billion in FY2006. ATK operates an integrated chemical plant in Radford, VA that serves as the chemical engineering practice school for Virginia Tech.
Aspen Technology, Inc. is the top information technology company in the process industries. It provides industry-leading software and professional services that help process companies improve efficiency and profitability by enabling them to model, manage and control their operations.
Formosa Petrochemical Corporation
Formosa Petrochemical Corporation is the largest industrial enterprise in Taiwan, a global top 50 chemical company with plants in the US, southeast Asia, China, and Taiwan.
Honeywell International is a diversified technology and manufacturing leader, serving customers worldwide with aerospace products and services; control technologies for buildings, homes and industry; automotive products; turbochargers; and specialty materials.
Milliken & Company
Milliken is one of the largest privately held textile and chemical manufacturers in the world. Milliken is widely acknowledged as an international leader in product quality, research technology, innovation, and customer service.
Sinopec Corporation
Sinopec is the largest industrial enterprise in China, the largest energy and chemical company in Asia, a global top 10 chemical company, and was ranked no. 17 on the Fortune 500 listing for 2007.