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18th GEPET

Greater Europe PET Resin Trade, Applications & Recycling

27-28 Apr, 2017 - Barcelona

Renaissance Barcelona Hotel

27 Apr, 2017 - Thursday
08:00

Registration

08:55

Chairman’s Introduction & Welcome Remarks

09:00

Global PET market outlook, pricing trends & key drivers for rPET

Mr. David Swift, Managing Director
PCI Wood Mackenzie
09:45

Selenis – Copolyesters

Journey Towards Change 

  • History of IMG – Converted from bottle grade production plant to a plant that produces technical products 
  • Targeting niche markets with customer and market focused products 
  • Selenis competencies that made this change successful 
  • R&D centre and pilot plant 
  • New Markets & Applications 

Jose Antonio Alarcon, Chief Sales Officer
Selenis
10:15

Impact of circular economy on PET European market

Mr. Antonello Ciotti, Commercial Director
Equipolymers
10:45

Discussion followed by morning coffee

11:15

Adapting to PET market growth & entering new market segments

Mr. Fernando Castro, COO
Caiba SA
11:45

Manufacturing technologies for monomaterial based packaging solutions: a step towards a circular economy

Samuel Pardo, Innovations Manager
LINPAC Packaging Pravia S.A.U
12:15

Outlook for European markets and economy with focus on the Iberian region

Dr. James Nixon, Chief Eurozone Economist
Oxford Economics Ltd
12:45

Discussion followed by Lunch

14:00

Breakthroughs in high temperature resistant A-PET for packaging applications

Mr. Tonino Severini, Managing Director
Point Plastic S.r.l.
15:00

New PET innovation in the beverage packaging market

Heidi Sisniega
Envaso Innova, S.L
15:30

Moving from HDPE extrusion blowmolding to PET single blowmolding systems with substantial cost savings

Josep Jimenez, Global Export Manager
Side S.A.
15:40

Discussion followed by Tea

16:15

Update on Bio-MEG and electrochemical CO2 to chemicals

  • Mekong Bio-MEG update – cost competitiveness to petro MEG

Alan Smith, Director Business Development - New Chemistries
Avantium Chemicals BV
16:45

Building partnerships along the PEF value-chain – the Synvina story

Patrick Schiffers, CEO
Synvina
17:15

Viscotec Presentation (to be finalized)

17:45

Final Discussion. Close of Day 1

18:30

Networking Reception

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28 Apr, 2017 - Friday
09:00

Chairman’s Introduction

09:05

China : The global PET & polyester powerhouse

  • capacity expansions amidst limited export opportunities

Mr. George Xue Jinliang, General Manager
Jiangsu Sanfangxiang International Trade Co. Ltd.
09:35

EcoIberia’s new food grade rPET flakes and applications from thermoforming to injection

Ms. Paloma Cruz, Technical Consultant
Extrapolymers
10:05

Natural juice 100% Royal Apple from Activ Sp z.o.o. in a PET can

Marek Lewandowski, Managing Director
Royal Apple
10:35

Discussion followed by Morning Coffee

11:05

Capturing opportunities in the growing fresh food and food-to-go market & our expansion plans in Spain

Mr. Fabrizio Tassinari, Global Sourcing Director
Coopbox Group
11:35

Investing into rPET Thermoforming - Innovating to reduce our carbon footprint

Rahhal Benfaida, CSR & Sustainability Director
Coveris Corporate
12:05

A new look into highly modified copolyesters - PETG Properties and applications

Mr. Jordi Foguet, Co-owner
K-PET Consulting, S.L
12:40

Final Discussion

13:00

Lunch. End of Conference.

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