24th PETnology Conference

14 - 15 October 2019, Duesseldorf/Neuss, Germany
Dorint Kongress Hotel Duesseldorf/Neuss

Agenda

08:00 - 09:00 Registration & Welcome Coffee

09:00 - 09:30 Welcome

09:00 - 09:30

Future - What's next

OTH Regensburg
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Otto Appel

09:30 - 11:00 SESSION 1 - Market Insights

Lectures

09:30 - 10:00

KEYNOTE SPEECH: The Consumer's View on Sustainability and Its Impact on Brand Owner Decisions

Coca-Cola The Netherlands
Therese Noorlander, Sustainability Director Europe

10:00 - 10:20

Towards a Circular Plastic Economy

McKinsey & Company
Dr. Mirjam Mayer, Project Manager
McKinsey & Company
Dr. Christof Witte, Project Manager

10:20 - 10:40

The Evolution of PET Bottles in a Sustainability-focused World

Euromonitor International
Rosemarie Downey, Global Head of Packaging Research

10:40 - 11:00

Panel Discussion


11:00 - 11:30 Networking Break

11:30 - 12:30 SESSION 2 - Injection, Blowing, Filling

Lectures

11:30 - 11:50

Enhancing the Environmental Profile of PET

Sidel
Luc Desoutter, Sustainability Officer

11:50 - 12:10

PET Industry, Victim of Its Own Success. Our Solution for an Effective Circular Economy

Sipa
Anna Horecica-Csiki, Preform Systems Product Manager

12:10 - 12:30

Flexibility in Modern Aseptic Filling Technology

GEA Group
Massimo Nascimbeni, Product Manager Blowing & Filling

12:30 - 12:40

Panel Discussion


12:40 - 14:00 Buffet Lunch

14:00 - 15:30 SESSION 3: Inspection, Computer Vision, Simulation

Lectures

14:00 - 14:25

Artificial Intelligence and Polarised Light, the New Frontier of SACMI Computer Vision

Sacmi
Stefano Severi, Sales Area Manager - Quality and Process Control Division

14:25 - 14:50

Simulation Driven Design of Preforms in Stretch Blow Moulding

Queen's University Belfast
Gary Menary, Research Group Leader / CTO

14:50 - 15:15

How to Manage Production in a Dynamic High-rPET World

Agr International, Inc.
Paul DiZinno, Manager, Process Performance Optimization

15:15 - 15:30

Panel Discussion


15:30 - 16:00 Networking Break

16:00 - 17:15 SESSION 4 - Bottle and Container Properties

Lectures

16:00 - 16:20

OxyClear® Barrier PET Advances and Recyclability

Indorama Ventures
Dr. Frank Embs, Director New Business Development

16:20 - 16:40

Stretching the Capabilities of PET to 120 Litres

CYPET Technologies
Constantinos Sideris, Director


17:00 - 17:15

Panel Discussion


17:15 EVENING RECEPTION

08:30 - 09:00 Registration & Welcome Coffee

09:00 - 10:30 SESSION 5 - Recycling Technologies

Lectures

09:00 - 09:30

KEYNOTE SPEECH: PET Chemical Recycling, the New Philosopher’s Stone

K-PET Consulting
Jordi Foguet, Co-Owner, Managing Director

09:30 - 09:55

Detectability of Black Packaging for Recycling

Clariant Plastics & Coatings (Deutschland) GmbH
Marco Schaefer, Head of Market Segment & Business Development Packaging EMEA - BU Masterbatches

09:55 - 10:20

The Recycling Technologies as the Key Success Factor for Plastic Packaging

Gneuss Kunststofftechnik GmbH
Dr. Axel Hannemann, Business Unit Manager Fiber and Pellet

10:20 - 10:30

Panel Discussion


10:30 - 11:00 Networking Break

11:00 - 12:20 SESSION 6 - Tethered Caps

Lectures

11:00 - 11:20

The Industry Challenge "Tethered Caps" and the Impact on the Future Neck Standard for a 26 mm CSD Neck

BERICAP
Andreas Brem, Group Director Technical Sales Beverage and Food

11:20 - 11:40

How to Combine the Sustainability Benefit of Tethered Regulation (SUP) with the Consumer Drinking Experience

Aptar Food + Beverage
Bruno Koenigseder, Director Innovation Beverage

11:40 - 12:00

New Closure Applications

Husky Injection Molding Systems
Michael White, Business Manager, Closures


12:20 - 12:30

Panel Discussion


12:30 - 14:00 BUFFET LUNCH

14:00 - 15:30 SESSION 7 - Circular Economy

Lectures

14:00 - 14:20

Circular Economy for PET – an Effective Example from Austria

PET to PET Recycling Österreich
Christian Strasser, CEO

14:20 - 14:40

PET Recycling Boost in the Wake of EU’s Single Use Plastic Directive

Tomra Systems
Geir Saether, Senior Vice President, Circular Economy

14:40 - 15:00

Waste to Wealth Program in India

Active Biz Solutions. Pvt. Ltd
Subba Bangera, Chairman

15:00 - 15:20

Save the Planet Does Not Mean Eradicating Plastics

Ultra System S.A.
Renate Bever, Sales Manager

15:20 - 15:30

Panel Discussion


15:30 - 16:00 Networking Break

15:30 - 17:15: SESSION 8 - Auxiliaries

Lectures

16:00 - 16:20

How to Improve PET Preform Production

Moretto
Paolo Gasparotto, Business Development Manager



17:00 - 17:15

Panel Discussion


17:15 Closing Remarks