Future Challenges

connecting comPETence ONE:20 - Editorial

50 years of development has resulted in as sustainable PET bottle, that has been successfully used worldwide since its introduction. Today, however, the PET bottle faces the well-known problems of its own success. If you work anywhere along the PET value chain, you’re sure to be finding yourself in… Read more

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EDITORIAL
connecting comPETence ONE:20 - Editorial
Otto Appel, PETnology, Germany
IN FOCUS
How does Sidel view the issue around PET?
Monica Gimre, CEO, Sidel and Vincent Le Guen, Vice President Packaging, Sidel
How does KRONES view the issue around PET?
Interview by Dr. Otto Appel with Christoph Klenk, CEO, Krones AG
How does KHS view the issue around PET?
Interview by Dr. Otto Appel with Kai Acker CEO, KHS
PEF Strategy - Focus on high-value applications
Interview by Dr. Otto Appel and Barbara Appel with Tom van Aken, CEO, Avantium
IN DETAIL
Expertise for the resource-saving and flexible filling of sensitive products
Thomas Redeker, Sales Director for Dairy Europe at the KHS Group
Highest stability and precision with the shortest cycle time
Friedrich Mairhofer Product Manager for all-electric injection moulding machines, ENGEL AUSTRIA GmbH, Schwertberg, Austria
PET and PEF
Roy Visser, Team Leader Application Development of Avantium Renewable Polymers
Multi-use PET bottles with a top coat suitable for sensitive beverages
Montgomery Jaritz, M.Sc., Surface technology / Plasma technology, IKV - Institute for Plastics Processing in Industry and Craft at RWTH Aachen University, Germany
VALOR® Barrier and Scavenger resins enable a longer shelf life for products packaged in PET plastic
Rob Jenkins, Technical and Business Development Manager, Packaging Coatings, Sherwin-Williams, USA
More movement for less weight
Christian Tilsner, MHT Mold & Hotrunner Technology AG, Hochheim/Main, Germany
IN BUSINESS
Top 10 Global Consumer Trends in 2020 as Revealed by Euromonitor
Rosemarie Downey, Global Head of Packaging Research at Euromonitor International
Finally, some refreshing and positive communication regarding plastics at The Packaging Conference
Thierry Fabozzi, CEO, The Packaging Conference, Holland, Ohio, USA
STADLER delivers a future-proofed, flexible sorting plant for the Schroll Group
Clement Stehlin, Sales Manager, Stadler Anlagenbau, Altshausen, Germany

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