Rob is currently the Technical Business Development Manager for Visy rPLASTICS, based in Sydney. He was previously the European General Manager for Nextek based in London for 7 years during which time he was a lead project manager on major recycling projects in Europe, the UK, Nth America Middle East and Australia. Robert has also held process engineering and quality roles with Amcor, Owens-Illinois, Nylex and Visy.
Rob is a Polymer Engineer with over 16 years experience in the recycling, packaging and polymer processing industries and has experience with plant design and use of recycled plastics in a variety of applications and a thorough understanding of current trends and new developments. Robert has authored key reports on recycling technologies and sustainable packaging developments and has co-authored a special edition paper on recycling of plastics for the Royal Society in the UK.
He holds degrees in Polymer Engineering, a Masters in Engineering and a Masters in Corporate Sustainability and Environmental Management. Robert was the President of the Society of Plastics Engineers in Australia-New Zealand (SPE-ANZ) in 2012 and is currently acting as the Vice-President of SPE-ANZ.
Robert Dvorak, Technical Business Development Manager
Review of Leading PET Recovery & Recycling Technologies
Day 1 [Wed 30, May], at 08:00 AM
Day 1 [Wed 30, May], at 08:45 AM
Design for Recyclability Guidelines for PET Bottles & Thermoforms
Day 1 [Wed 30, May], at 09:50 AM
rPET Food Contact Considerations
Day 1 [Wed 30, May], at 10:30 AM
Recent Material Developments
Day 1 [Wed 30, May], at 11:00 AM