14th MEAPET
26-27 Feb, 2013 - Dubai
Pullman Deira City Centre Dubai
26 Feb, 2013 - Tuesday
09:00

Chairman’s Welcome & Introduction

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
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
10:10

Polyester Intermediates Market Outlook

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
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?
Ms.Nicole Lau, Director
New Age Beverages (NAB)
12:15

Discussion followed by Networking Lunch

14:00

Chairman’s Remarks

PCI (PET Packaging, Resin & Recycling) Ltd
14:10

Global RPET Developments and Opportunities & Obstacles for ME Recyclers

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"
Polygenta Technologies Ltd
15:10

PET Recycling – Innovative Processing Technologies

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

EREMA Engineering Recycling Maschinen und Anlagen Ges.m.b.H.
16:40

Leading Beverage Packaging Solutions

17:10

Advantages of PET Kegs: Technical Overview & Evolution to CSD

- Market segment: CSD, beer, etc.
- Case studies on Russia & CIS
17:40

Discussion followed by end of Day 1

17:50

Networking Reception for Speakers & Delegates

27 Feb, 2013 - Wednesday
09:10

Trade & Anti-Dumping Duty Challenges for Turkey’s PET Sector

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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
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:
Intergulf Ltd (Empol)
10:40

Discussion followed by Refreshment Break

11:10

Today and Tomorrow Innovation for Preform/Bottle Technology

11:40

Hotfilling Technology into Lightweight PET Bottles

Mr.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

 

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