Plastics Recycling Technology conference in Cologne

Responding to pressure to recycle more plastics and to add value to reclaimed materials, leading experts and professionals from across Europe gather in Cologne for the first Plastics Recycling Technology conference. The conference, organised by specialist plastics industry consultancy AMI, takes place on 20-21 June 2017.
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In addition to a networking opportunity, Plastics Recycling Technology 2017 provides expert analysis and discussion in advances to plastics recycling systems, from sorting and cleaning through to compounding and pelletization. Speakers also examine developments in additives for boosting the properties, appearance, compatibility and processability of recycled plastics and explores ways to improve the quality of reclaimed materials so that they can be used in higher value applications.

The conference opens with a look at developing strategies for adding value through plastics recycling from Stena Recycling International, Erema, Toyota Motor Europe, Wipag and Galloo Plastics.

Attendees will learn about ways of meeting packaging performance requirements from NGR and Aquafil Engineering, and advances in technology for recycling of packaging from Ghent University, Axion and European PET Bottle Platform. The programme also features a session focusing on putting recycled plastics to the test with insights from Netafim and Expra.

Closing the loop for electrical and electronic equipment waste is explored by Philips CL, Fraunhofer Institut IVV, Müller-Guttenbrunn Groupd and Katholieke Universiteit Leuven. Delegates gain valuable insights on the important role of additives in plastics recycling from Baerlocher and Fraunhofer Institute LBF.

The conference closes with a session focusing on getting the most from your plastics recycling lines including papers from Nextek, Starlinger Recycling Technology, Bühler and Vecoplan.

Full programme and booking details are available at:


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