14th MEAPET

26-27 Feb, 2013 - Dubai
Pullman Deira City Centre Dubai
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Day 1 - [26 Feb, 2013 - Tuesday]
08:00
Registration & Coffee
09:00
Chairman’s Welcome & Introduction
Wassim Labban, Vice President, South East Europe, Middle East and Africa
Husky Injection Molding Systems SA
09:10
How Will the Global Capacity Crisis Affect the PET Business in the Middle East & Africa Region?
- The growing imbalance between Demand and Available Capacity; globally and in region
- The resulting changing dynamic for PET trade flows between regions
- The margin squeeze - how long can it last?
- The impact on PET recycling and sustainable development
David Swift, Managing Director
PCI (PET Packaging, Resin & Recycling) Ltd
09:40
Growth Strategy & Creating a Competitive Position in the PET Packaging Industry
- Nigeria PET plant: Domestic demand & export outlook for West Africa
Rajarshi Roy Chowdhury, Marketing Manager (MEAF)
Indorama Polymers Public Co Ltd
10:10
Polyester Intermediates Market Outlook
Stewart Hardy, Global Manager - Petrochemical Market Dynamics
Nexant Limited
10:40
Discussion followed by Refreshment Break
11:10
Challenges for PET Converters in the MEA Markets
- PET market outlook and growth foreseen in the region
- Challenges for converter in local market
- Sustainability to hold the export market share
Shihab Izzat, Director Sales - Export
Savola Packaging Systems
11:40
Functional Beverages for the Middle East Markets
- Consumption trends and consumers' behavior toward functional beverages
- Market drivers for functional beverages in the ME; is it a growing segment?
- Packaging preference and innovations for functional beverages
- Role of PET packaging?
Nicole Lau, Director
New Age Beverages (NAB)
12:15
Discussion followed by Networking Lunch
14:00
Chairman’s Remarks
David Swift, Managing Director
PCI (PET Packaging, Resin & Recycling) Ltd
14:10
Global RPET Developments and Opportunities & Obstacles for ME Recyclers
Edward Kosior, Managing Director
Nextek Limited
14:40
perPETual: Simply the “Best-er”
- Sustainable and profitable business development through recycling
- Novel chemical technologies for producing cost-competitive recycled polyester products
- Unique patented industrial process ("ReNew") to depolymerise post-consumer PET back into its original feedstock building block (the "recycled ester"
Gerard de Nazelle, CEO
Polygenta Technologies Ltd
15:10
PET Recycling – Innovative Processing Technologies
Gneuss Kunststofftechnik GmbH
Ralf Altepeter, Manager (Technical Sales)
Gneuss Kunststofftechnik GmbH
15:40
Discussion followed by Refreshment Break
16:10
PET Bottle to the Application

- Requirements, risks & chances of:

- Collected bottles to strapping tapes
- Collected bottles to thermoforming trays

- Collected bottles to food bottles

Erema

Gilbert Netter, Head - Project Dept
EREMA Engineering Recycling Maschinen und Anlagen Ges.m.b.H.
16:40
Leading Beverage Packaging Solutions
Wassim Labban, Vice President, South East Europe, Middle East and Africa
Husky Injection Molding Systems SA
17:10
Advantages of PET Kegs: Technical Overview & Evolution to CSD
- Market segment: CSD, beer, etc.
- Case studies on Russia & CIS
Marco Russo, Regional Manager
Siapi S.r.l.
17:40
Discussion followed by end of Day 1
17:50
Networking Reception for Speakers & Delegates
Day 2 - [27 Feb, 2013 - Wednesday]
09:00
Chairman’s Remark
Rohit Maindwal, COO
JBF Rak LLC
09:10
Trade & Anti-Dumping Duty Challenges for Turkey’s PET Sector
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Yavuz Eroglu, President
SEM Plastik San. ve Tic AS
09:40
North Africa PET Outlook: Morocco, Algeria & Tunisia
- Resin challenges
- Domestic demand and export opportunities
- Growth in market segments and packaging trends
Khalid Benjelloun, Managing Director
CTC Maroc
10:10
Converter’s Panel: Innovations in PET Packaging & Sustainability Trends
- Domestic demand and export opportunities: Saudi Arabia, UAE
- Packaging trends and market drivers
- Filling and molding technology trends and requirements
- Sustainability, lightweight and recycling trends
Panellists:
Rohit Maindwal, COO
JBF Rak LLC
Adel Saleh Al-Ghassab, Managing Director
Zamil Plastic Industries Ltd
Rahul Avasthi, CEO
Intergulf Ltd (Empol)
Enrico Gribaudo, General Manager
Sipa Spa
10:40
Discussion followed by Refreshment Break
11:10
Today and Tomorrow Innovation for Preform/Bottle Technology
Enrico Gribaudo, General Manager
Sipa Spa
11:40
Hotfilling Technology into Lightweight PET Bottles
Frank Haesendonckx, Technical Director
KHS Corpoplast GmbH
12:10
Final Discussion followed by Closing Lunch
13:30
End of conference
Separately Bookable Workshop:
A2Z of PET Recycling
27th February 2013
13:30 - 16:00 hrs.

 

- Challenge of lower bale quantity and quality
- Collection and separation process from source
- Quality issues of RPET i.e. discoloration, contaminants.
- Choosing the most economically and cost competitive technology
- Technology providers and options: low cost vs. quality
- RPET markets, economics and technology
- Due diligence of setting up RPET facility in ME

 

Workshop Leader:

Edward Kosior, Managing Director
Nextek Limited

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