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19th MEAPET

Middle East & Africa PET Markets, Applications & Recycling

19-20 Mar, 2018 - Casablanca, MOROCCO

Sofitel Casablanca Tour Blanche

19 Mar, 2018 - Monday
08:00

Registration & Networking Refreshment

09:00

Chairman’s Welcome & Introduction

09:10

Global PET & Polyester Chain Outlook

  • Upstream developments and the impact on feedstock cost 
  • PET supply/demand trends & commercial outlook 
  • PX/PTA/MEG market dynamics & its impact on the PET industry 

Mr. Stewart Hardy, Senior Consultant, Petrochemical Market Dynamics
Nexant
09:40

PTA Market Outlook in the Middle East & Project Update in Saudi Arabia

Pan-Asia PET Resin (Guangzhou) Co. Limited
10:10

Discussion followed by Networking Refreshment

10:45

Design Innovation in PET Packaging for Mineral Waters

Mr. Mounir el Bari, Deputy General
Aïn Soltane (Al-Karama Ynna Holding)
11:15

Sustainable Packaging Strategy in the Circular Economy

  • SMART Sustainability Strategy: Getting more from less 
  • Global Packaging design challenges, materials & design innovations 
  • Design for recycling: Shift towards 100% recyclable plastics packaging & its challenges 
  • Rise of e-commerce & its impact on Packaging design & materials preference

11:45

Value Creation with PET Packaging: FFS and Thermoform / Tray Applications in Combination with Films

  • Save food / save environment via well-defined objectives and packaging design
  • Improve packaging productivity with optimised packaging and processes
  • Improve shelf appeal with better clarity
  • Create customer value via new designs

12:15

Discussion followed by Networking Lunch

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13:40

Chairman’s Introduction

13:45

North Africa PET Market on Morocco & Tunisia

14:30

PET Packaging Trends in Middle East & Africa

  • Bottles, jars, ready meal trays

15:00

Embracing a Circular Economy – Strategies, Challenges & Market Outlook for Recycled PET in Middle East & North Africa

Edward Kosior, Managing Director
Nextek Limited
15:30

Discussion followed by Networking Refreshment

16:00

Making PET Preforms has never been easier – SACMI System and the 4.0 Smart Factory

  • The latest user-friendly solutions that combines performance and flexibility in the PET preforms manufacturing
  • Inline quality control to guarantee detailed inspection to all system production
  • Sacmi approach to the “Smart Factory” concept for full factory integration

16:30

The Cooling Paradigm Shift : Cooling as Integral Part of the Process

17:00

Recycling Plastic Waste into Fashion

  • Worldwide waste issues and call to action
  • Producing top quality fashion products from recycling of wastes
  • Upcycling the Oceans: creating sustainable yarns from ocean wastes

17:30

Discussion followed by End of Day One

20 Mar, 2018 - Tuesday
09:00

Chairman’s Introduction

09:10

China PET & RPET Market Outlook & Supplying to Africa

  • Changing trade flow of PET & RPET 
  • Opportunities & challenges of supplying into Africa
  • Impact of China’s ban on waste plastics

China Resources Packaging Materials Co., Ltd
09:40

Providing Efficient and Sustainable Solutions in PET Tray Applications

  • Improving impact resistance of CPET trays in frozen conditions
  • Extrudable lidding solutions for PET trays
  • Tie resins for PET in coextrusion processes
  • Recycling multilayer films containing PET

10:10

Discussion followed by Networking Refreshment

10:40

Producing Food-Grade Preforms with 100% rPET Flakes

11:10

Potential of Flexible Films & BOPET in MENA Markets

  • Market growth prospect
  • BOPET innovations & emerging applications
  • Growth of PCR Based Films & Bio BET

Mr. Avinash Kumar, SVP & Marketing Head - Africa
Flex Middle East FZE
11:40

Packaging trends in the Home & Personal Care sector in Africa

  • Home & Personal Care markets growth prospect 
  • Packaging innovations and design trends 
  • Packaging considerations & materials selections 
  • Improving recyclability & Sustainability

12:10

Strategies, Challenges & Market Outlook for Recycled PET in Morocco

  • Next direction for PET Waste Collection & Infrastructure Systems 
Speaker: TBA 
Moroccan Company for Recovery and Recycling (SMRR)

12:40

Final Discussion followed by Networking Lunch

13:30

End of Conference

20 Mar, 2018 - Tuesday

Site Visit to
Moroccan Company for Recovery and Recycling / SMRR

( 20 March, 14:00 - 17:00 Hrs )

14:00

Assemble at Sofitel Casablanca Tour Blanche Lobby

14:05

Depart for Moroccan Company for Recovery and Recycling Plant

14:45

Arrive at Moroccan Company for Recovery and Recycling Plant

15:00

Start of Plant Tour

16:00

Refreshments and Q&A

16:15

Depart for Sofitel Casablanca Tour Blanche

17:00

Arrive at Sofitel Casablanca Tour Blanche; End of Site Visit

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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 Customised

Contact Us

Grace Oh
Marketing Manager 
grace@cmtsp.com.sg
(65) 63469147

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