AMI launches Polyolefin Additives 2021 in-person event program

Speakers for the Polyolefin Additives event in October 2021 in Berlin announced

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The Polyolefin Additives Conference program has been announced. Image from IMA iStock
The Polyolefin Additives Conference program has been announced. Image from IMA iStock

On 1 July 2021, AMI released the program for its established Polyolefin Additives conference, taking place in person on 26-28 October 2021 at the Mercure MOA Berlin Hotel, Berlin, Germany. Polyolefins continue to lead the global plastics markets, claiming around 60% of all polymer usage. There is a great opportunity for new application developments to meet increasingly stringent performance criteria, and of course, there is a huge push towards achieving a circular economy and creating more sustainable products.

AMI has been working closely with its advisory board to help build an exciting agenda. The advisory board is made up of leading names within the industry who have shared their knowledge, expertise, and contacts to ensure this conference continues to deliver relevant and interesting content for the entire polyolefins supply chain.

Key industry topics, such as recycling and the circular economy, are addressed by expert speakers through presentations and round table discussions. The program looks to uncover the opportunities across the world, new market trends, and updates on stabilizers and processing aids.

Some highlights of the program include –

  • Focus on China: Market trends and projections for the Chinese polyolefin market after the Covid-19 pandemic
  • Looking at the regulatory developments for the polyolefin additive industry
  • Systematic study of PCR stabilization with standard antioxidants
  • A new generation of stabilizers for high-quality polyolefin recyclates
  • Round table discussions – Regulatory Updates, The Pandemic and Sustainability – led by the advisory board

Jordaine Minchin, the conference producer of Polyolefin Additives, says, “It’s been fantastic working alongside the advisory board, they have really helped me understand the industry drivers which we have reflected in the agenda.’

Alongside the conference, there is an interactive exhibition for companies to display their latest developments. AMI offers plenty of opportunities for productive networking to foster closer industry cooperation and encourage the exchange of market and technical information with like-minded professionals.

There is an early booking discount running until 30th July 2021 where you can save €200* when you book your place at the conference.

Want to get more exposure at the event? There’s a range of sponsorship and exhibition packages to help you gain the most from your attendance. Visit the website or contact the organiser to discuss your options. You can see the full program here and book your place via the website (www.ami.ltd/POAdditives).

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