The 2018 European Thermoplastic Compounding Summit

November 21, 2018 — November 22, 2018
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Dusseldorf, Germany

The two day event will bring together the key industry stakeholders from thermoplastic compounding sector:  polymer producers, plastic compounders, additives and masterbatch suppliers, compounding technology providers, olefins suppliers, petrochemical companies, consultants and market analysts from the plastic processing industry, chemical and plastic manufacturers’ associations, component manufacturers from the automotive and packaging industries to to answer the main challenges in the thermoplastic compounding sector.

The industry representatives shall discuss the optimum way of securing a stable supply of raw materials, the implications on client liaison and how to minimize the negative impacts, the growing demand of new applications for thermoplastics and the impact that the e-mobility transition has on the manufacturing of automotive components and the materials they require, whilst also examining the solutions to redefine plastic based on its’ novel purposes and enhancing the development of applications that use bio-degradable compounds.

Hear from high profile speakers from the major compounders and the value chain stakeholders on the European market sharing their knowledge and expertise on overcoming the modern production challenges and the opportunities, discover the latest technology innovations facilitating the production of thermoplastics, network with industry leaders to learn about new applications for engineered plastic and further develop your market potential

The participants will have a unique opportunity to take an active part in interactive sessions & panel discussions to share their knowledge, experience and uncertainties. The event will give you insights from end-use markets giving updates on market growth drivers along with sustainable advancements in technologies and R&D projects. Join us in Dusseldorf to meet and network with producers and distributors of Engineered Plastics, Polyolefin, PVC, Thermoplastic Elastomers, Bioplastics and Stryrenic Compounds, Polymer Blends, Colour Masterbatches and Additives, Independent Compounders, Plastics Recyclers, Compounding and Extrusion Technology Providers.