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PVC Formulation 2017
International conference on the PVC industry, compounding, recipes and market trends
AMI’s PVC Formulation 2017 conference will take place on 27 February to 1 March at the Maritim Hotel in Dsseldorf, Germany. Now in its ninth year, the event has become a leading international meeting place for the PVC supply chain, covering advances in additives, compounding and applications.
The programme for this year’s event features a high-level line-up of expert speakers discussing the latest technology and market trends. They include representatives from leading PVC producers, compounders, additives suppliers and end users from across Europe and beyond. Companies represented on the programme include Kem One, Borsodchem, BASF, DuPont, Perstorp, Chemson, Kabelwerk Eupen, 3M and Avery Dennison.
This year’s conference sessions will address the latest advances in a range of PVC additives, such as plasticisers, stabilisers, lubricants, functional fillers and anti-microbials. Industry experts will discuss the optimisation of rigid, flexible and foamed PVC formulations for a wide variety of applications.
The programme also has a strong focus on sustainability, including presentations on adding value to recycled PVC, and the specification of sustainable additives. In addition, the public perception of PVC will be discussed, covering current challenges and how the industry should respond.
Attendees will also learn about complying with the latest regulatory requirements, with a particular focus on REACH. In addition, there will be a session on monitoring and improving PVC quality.
The PVC Formulation conference always attracts a large international audience making it an ideal meeting place for anyone wanting to make new contacts and discover the latest technical and business trends in the industry. In addition to the busy programme of presentations, the event will offer high-level networking opportunities in a focused exhibition area featuring displays from a range of suppliers.
The full speaker line-up is included in the conference brochure, which can be downloaded at http://bit.ly/PVCF2017