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5th SCAPET

South/Central America, Andean and Caribbean PET Resin Trade, Applications & Recycling

07-08 Jun, 2017 - Medellín, COLOMBIA

Hotel Dann Carlton Medellin

07 Jun, 2017 - Wednesday

08:00

Registration

09:00

Chairman’s Introduction

09:10

New Plastics Economy and the Shift in Packaging Design, Recycling and Recovery

Mr. Sebastian Devis Rueda, Head of Shared Value
Postobon SA
09:40

New Directions in PET: San Miguel's Journey

  • Staying competitive in a challenging environment
  • How will the PET sector evolve in the next 2-5 years
  • PET growth in Colombia: market segments and trends

Mr. Jaime Hernandez, Country Manager
San Miguel Industrias PET S.A.
10:10

Digging into Demand: What’s Next for Colombia’s PET Recycling Market?

  • Current situation of rPET in Colombia: recovery ratio, supply/demand and price trends
  • rPET competing against virgin in a price sensitive environment
  • How will recycling sector shift in the next 2-5 years?

Mr. Felipe Parra, General Manager
Apropet
10:40

Discussion followed by Coffee Break

11:10

PET and Intermediates Markets: Past – Present – Future

  • Demand growth and supply (increased capacity, oversupply, etc.)
  • International trade issues and challenges
  • Application and technology trends (PX to PET and renewable PX)
  • Competitiveness of the Brazilian producers

Ms. Marisabel Dolan, Consultant
Nexant Inc
11:40

Growing PET Applications: What’s Driving the Market?

a) Venezuela

Mr. Emilio Fortino, General Manager
Industrias Venpet, C.A.

b) Ecuador

12:10

Discussion followed by Lunch

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14:00

Chairman’s Introduction

14:05

100% Thermoformability – The No Compromise rPET Sheet Solution

Mr. Christoph Niederhuber, Area Sales Manager, Marketing
Starlinger & Co. Gesellschaft m.b.H.
14:25

Evolution of Packaging Designs for the Milk & Dairy Sector

  • The market for dairy and baby products
  • Shifting from rigid to flexible packaging – pouches!
  • Innovations in packaging, aseptic/hot filling and role of PET
  • Sustainability initiatives

Ms. Maria Paula Ruiz Ordonez, R&D & Packaging Devt Manager
Alpina Productos Alimenticios S.A
15:05

Panel Discussion: Packaging to Enhance Consumers Experience

  • Innovative packaging design for ease of use, single use, smart packaging, etc.
  • Shifting beverage packaging trends and changing market requirements
  • How will sustainability shape the future of innovation for packaging
  • Realigning the packaging value chain to support a circular economy
Panelists:

Mr. Sebastian Devis Rueda, Head of Shared Value
Postobon SA

Ms. Maria Paula Ruiz Ordonez, R&D & Packaging Devt Manager
Alpina Productos Alimenticios S.A

Mr. Luis Rodolfo Arévalo Pliego, Regional Manager Packaging, Engineering & Design for Personal Care LATAM
Grupo Colgate Palmolive
15:35

Discussion followed by Coffee Break

16:05

Growth Opportunities for PET in the Consumer Sector

Mr. Nicolas Rivollet, Director Corporate Business Development
Husky Injection Molding Systems Ltd
16:35

PET Thermoform Recycling: Not Just for Bottles Anymore!

Mr. Edward Kosior, Managing Director
Nextek Limited
17:05

New Look into Highly Modified Co-polyesters: Properties and Applications

Mr. Jordi Foguet, Managing Director
K-PET Consulting, S.L
17:35

Discussion and End of Day 1

17:40

Networking Cocktail Reception

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08 Jun, 2017 - Thursday

09:00

Chairman’s Introduction

09:05

China’s PTA Capacity & PET Supply – Impact on Global Trade & Market Dynamics

  • Domestic demand vs. export outlook
  • New restart in 2017
  • Staying competitive and challenges as exporter

Mr. Phil Yin, Senior Merchandiser Polyester Sales Division
China Resources Packaging Materials Co., Ltd
09:35

PEN/PET Blend & Copolymers for Heat Resistance Applications

  • Improved performance for moisture barrier, gas barrier, heat resistance, etc.
  • Applications in industrial fibers, films, beverages and thermoforms including aerosol can

10:05

Focus on the New IPS Range of Machines that Combine Performance with Flexibility

Mr. Filippo Pastorini, Area Sales Manager, Closures & containers Div.
Sacmi Imola SC
10:35

Discussion followed by Coffee Break

11:05

Special Applications for PET Resins

11:35

Thermoforming New Trends & Challenges

Mr. Omar Estrada, Head of Continous Process Dept
Foundation Institute for the Plastic & Rubber Research and Training (ICIPC)
12:05

Final Discussion followed by Lunch

14:00

End of Conference.

08 Jun, 2017 - Thursday

Post Conference Workshop: Recycling for a Circular Economy

(14:00 -17:00)

 

Part I: New Developments in PET Recycling for Food Contact (1.5 hours)

  • Circular economy and where do we stand today?
  • Designing for recycling: Issues to consider at the development stage
  • Improvements in technology for identification, sorting and processing: Infrared sorting, etc.
  • Key issues to overcome for producing high quality pellets
  • FDA requirements for food contact rPET
  • Case study 

 

Part II: PET Thermoform Recycling: How to Manage Design & Process Challenges (1 hour)

  • Status of PET thermoform recycling in Europe, US, Australia, Japan?
  • Can thermoform and bottles be recycled together?
  • Challenges with multilayer, low IV containers, adhesives, etc.
  • Specialized process and technology for optimal yield
  • Case study 

Workshop Leader:

Edward Kosior, Managing Director

Nextek Limited

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