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18th MEAPET

Middle East & Africa PET Markets, Applications & Recycling

21-22 Feb, 2017 - Dubai

Mövenpick Hotel Jumeirah Beach

21 Feb, 2017 - Tuesday
08:00

Morning Registration & Coffee

09:00

Chairman’s Introduction and Welcome Remarks

09:10

Can Demand for PET Resin Grow Profitably - Outlook for 2017

  • Changes in the global market balance for PET
  • Will the regional industry prosper in 2017; a focus on A&ME
  • Inter-regional trade and the impact of duty changes
  • Global trends in PET pricing and margins
  • Sustainability and recycling

09:45

PTA Supply Demand Balance and Impact on PET Markets

  • Regional capacities and consumption
  • PET feedstock trends and evolution

10:15

India PET Market Trends and Demand Outlook

Mr. Rajesh Kumar Gera, AVP Business Development
Reliance Industries Limited
10:45

Discussion Followed by Networking Refreshments

11:15

Nigeria Breweries’ PET Packaging Plan

  • Challenges to extend packaging to PET
  • Shapes and design consideration
  • Future plan and production capacity

Mr. Johnson Ejemogo, Packaging Manager
Nigerian Breweries Plc
11:45

Leading Dairy Brand in Saudi Arabia: Yoghurt & Dessert Packaging Trends and Demand for PET

12:15

Combining Performance with Flexibility: The New IPS Injection Preform System

  • Technical specifications and advantages of the new platforms 
  • Moulds and hot runners solutions 
  • Innovation and product development
  • Control Vision System for preform: the possible solutions for a better product quality

12:45

Discussion Followed by Networking Lunch

14:00

Afternoon Chairman’s Introduction

14:05

Economic Outlook for Middle East and North Africa (MENA) amid Global Uncertainty

14:35

Africa Beverage and Personal Care Market Expansion and Distribution

  • The different needs for PET packaging in Africa 
  • Investment and manufacturing plan in the continent

15:05

Panel Discussion: Strategy towards Sustainable Brand PET Packaging

  • Processing challenges & expectations
  • Achieving sustainable packaging
  • PET demand in the sector
  • New trends and design requirements from preform to filling technology
Panelists:

Intergulf Ltd (Empol)

Mr. Nicola Ayyash, Packaging & Commercialization Manager
The Coca-Cola Company Middle East

15:45

Discussion Followed by Networking Refreshments

16:15

Trends and Outlook of PET Packaging in Pharma Application

  • How PET conforms to pharma formulation packaging regulations
  • PET demand and growth rate in packing medicine

Mr. Ankit Kedia, Director
Manjushree Technopack Limited
16:45

Multi-Layer Barrier Technology is Enabling Growth in PET Packaging

Mr. Wassim Labban, Vice President (East Europe, Middle East and Africa, SAARC)
Husky Injection Molding Systems SA
17:15

Discussion Followed by End of Day One

22 Feb, 2017 - Wednesday
09:00

Chairman’s Introduction

09:05

Latest Innovation in PET Resins

  • New opportunities for barrier PET applications in MEA
  • M&G new developments in barrier PET
  • A performant CO2 shelf life evaluation model
  • A tailor-made O2 barrier solution
  • M&G's sustainability proposition

Ms. Cecile Bourland, Marketing Manager for PET Specialties
Mossi & Ghisolfi International S.a r.l. - London Branch
09:35

Market Drivers and Advancements in Sheet and Film Food Packaging

  • Growth and the use of sheet and film applications 
  • Changing landscape of consumer preference

Mr. Ayhan Kurt Kuruc, General Manager
Farmamak Ambalaj Maddeleri ve Ambalaj Makineleri San ve Tic AS
10:05

Discussion Followed by Networking Refreshment

10:45

North Africa PET Markets: Focus on Algeria, Morocco and Egypt

  • PET supply and demand projections
  • PET consumption by applications and by processing
  • Growth drivers & market trends

11:15

Iran’s Rising PET Demand Outlook and Future Growth

  • Production output vs consumption
  • Overcoming quality issues and technological challenges

11:45

FIRST in Kuwait & the Gulf -Compact Industrial Scale Recycling Facility

  • Acquisition of industrial land, finances and complete collection system
  • Logistics support by sponsors
  • Coming February the washing line be set up to start production in Q2 of 2017
  • Methods of establishing operation; lessons for the region

12:15

Final Discussion Followed by Networking Lunch

13:30

End of Conference

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• PET resin producers / suppliers • Feedstock suppliers (PX, PTA, MEG) • Polyester Manufacturers • Traders • Convertors • Preform manufacturers • Designers • Technology providers including machinery suppliers from blow moulding, preform to injection moulding, robotic systems, etc. • Recycling companies • Bottlers / fillers • Brand owners and Convertors
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