By registering in advance, visitors will receive free admission to both the Plastics Recycling World Exhibition 2018 and the Compounding World Expo 2018, which will take place simultaneously in adjacent halls at Messe Essen and will feature more than 160 suppliers. They will also receive free entry to three conference theatres hosting technical presentations, educational seminars and business debates. In addition, there will be a networking party on the evening of 27 June.
Topics being covered in the free debates and presentations at Essen will include: market analysis; regulatory issues; developing the circular economy; improving the properties of recyclates; sorting and separation technologies; PET recycling; odour reduction; legacy additives; and the future for recycling plastics from packaging, vehicles and electrical and electronic equipment.
The exhibitions, which will occupy Hall One and Hall Two at Messe Essen, will feature a wide array of plastics recyclers, plus suppliers of machinery, ancillary equipment, raw materials and additives for improving the quality and properties of reclaimed polymers.
The exhibitor line-up currently includes companies such as Acretech, Aimplas, APK, Aquafil, Azo, BASF, Beier, BessTrade, Biesterfeld, Binova, Borealis, Brenntag, Britas, Buhler, Cadel Deinking, Cofit, Coperion, Dow Corning, Dreher, DuPont, Energenta Ersatzbrennstoffe, Evonik, Fimic, Fraunhofer LBF, Gneuss, HPF, Imerys, J-Tec Material Handling, Krahn, Krones, LKAB, Mitsui & Co, Mondo Minerals, Montello, Motan Colortronic, MPI Chemie, NGR, Nordson, Omya, Plasmac, Polyscope, Solvay, Starlinger, Tecnova, Technovaa, Van Werven, Vecoplan, Veolia, Velox, Vertellus, Wacker, Zeppelin, and many more.