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WednesdayMarch 18th 2020  
FUNDAMENTALS OF THERMOFORMING
Training Course for Thin and Thick Gauge
Location: Starling Hotel Geneva
10:00Thin Gauge
Mark Strachan
12:30Lunch
13:30 - 18:00Heavy Gauge
TBA
EVENING
18:30 - 19:30Conference Registration
19:00 - 20:30Welcome Reception
A warm welcome to friends and colleagues
ThursdayMarch 19th 2020
08:30Conference Registration
GENERAL SESSION
Moderator:Antonio Staffoni
09:00Welcome to Geneva, Switzerland Conference Introductions & Welcome
Antonio Staffoni, Chair ETD
Michael Py, Conference Chair
09:15DANONE, Sustainability - From PS to PET . . .and beyond plastic!
Laurent Benoit-Marechal, Group Performance Manager, DANONE
09:55RENAULT, NISSAN, MITSUBISHI - Challenges of the future mobility and their impacts on Polymers Keynote
10:40Coffee-Break
Moderator:Marek Nikiforov
11:25Importance of Plastics Packaging
Marek Nikiforov, ETD
11:40PAPREC - Recycling company
12:10Circular Economy – A big step forward in China with European technology.
SML, TOMRA, EREMA, KIEFEL
Circular Economy project in China (Guo Long) – Is China really ahead of Europe in recycling?
13:10Lunch
THIN GAUGE SESSIONHEAVY GAUGE SESSION
14:30Packaging and sustainability: A retailer's view TESCO
TESCO - Paul Earnshaw, Packaging Manager
14:30PARAT - Innovative mass production application of thermoforming parts for electric vehicles
15:00THE HOLY GRAIL PROJECT – How to improve Mechanical recycling!!!
PACCOR, VERSTRAETTE
15:00TBA
15:35FAERCH – 4PET NL – Recycling of post consumer PET thermoformed packaging in reality 15:30COLLINS AEROSPACE - Investigation into the validation of T-SIM for use in Aerospace
15:50Coffee-Break15:50Coffee-Break
Moderator:Marek Nikiforov
16:20TG1 - ILLIG – Innovative rimrolling solutions16:20TRIGANO – new Caravan solutions
16:35TG2 - MARBACH – 3D GLASSES
16:50TG3 - KILDE – Highlights in automation16:50BOMBARDIER + SELF – High precision in HG thermoforming
17:05TG4 - KIEFEL – Quality control automation
17:20TG5 - RHOMBUS – Data collection from thermoforming machines17:20ELECTROLUX, Italy
17:35TG6 - LUNDBERG – Highlights in grinding
18:30Departure for Dinner at Four Seasons Hotel des Bergues
19:00Conference Dinner and Sponsors awarding
FridayMarch 20th 2020
08:30Opening
08:45HEAVY Gauge Session (sponsors)THIN Gauge Session (sponsors)
09:15TBATBA
09:45TBATBA
10:15TBATBA
10:45Coffee-Break10:45Coffee-Break
11:15ProMo - ProFood - Impact of EU plastic waste directive - case study: Italy Marco Omboni, Italy
11:40Chemical recycling project
Chemical Association, Bernard Merck
12:05Unlocking the full Circularity of Polystyrene
Trinseo Europe
12:30CHARPAK / UK - How to put sustainability, the Circular economy and design innovation at the heart of a thermoforming process
12:55Lunch
14:00Thermoforming of rPET and rPP
Grünes Punkt Duales System Deutschland
14:20Upcycling rPET : from A to C
Sukano / Gneuss / Illig
14:40Enlarging end of life options by the use of Thermoformable Ecovio – BASF
15:00Advanced technologies for high heat Ingeo Applications - NatureWorks LLC
15:20TBA
15:40 - 16:00Closing Remarks by Antonio Staffoni Conference Chair
Drinks and iPad raffle
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