14th MEAPET,

26-27 Feb, 2013 - Dubai, U A E

Pullman Deira City Centre Dubai

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"Competitive MidEast PET Producers Lead Global Exports"
"Targeting Africa's PET Market - New Opportunities"

The Middle East has emerged as the region of choice for PET investments, targeting the growing local demand as well as export markets such as Africa and Europe. New capacities in Nigeria, Egypt, Turkey, Oman and Saudi Arabia have placed the PET resin trade in the region as a formidable force; shifting the global landscape.


"Thailand-based Indorama has started production at a 75,000 tonne per annum PET plant in Port Harcourt, Nigeria - the first in west Africa... Indorama says it set up the plant in Nigeria because the company is one of the fastest growing economies in Europe with an estimated PET demand of 53,000 tonnes." July 2012, European Plastics News


"OCTAL has tripled its annual production capacity of PET resin used for water, juice and soft drink bottles this month with the commissioning of two of the world's largest vertical reactors at the company's leading-edge PET Complex in Salalah. With a total system output of 1 million metric tons per year of PET bottle grade resin, OCTAL has firmly secured its stature in the industry as the largest PET producing site in the world at any single location." Sep 2012, Albawaba Business


Rapid changes in consumers' behaviour and more convenient and sustainable packaging trends are driving the PET industry in the region to embark on continuous efforts toward light-weighting, greater flexibility in preform production and new market applications. Furthermore, the PET recycling sector is catching up in the Middle East as demand for RPET continues to become more prevalent for the global packaging and polyester fiber industry.


Into its 14th consecutive year, CMT's MEAPET is the platform for engaging presentations from high calibre speakers, expert insights and unrivalled networking opportunities! This is a must attend annual event for those involved in the PET packaging industry in the Middle East & Africa.

Key highlights:
- Focus on key markets: UAE, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Nigeria, North Africa
- Indorama's PET project in Nigeria and potential for PET export to West Africa
- Depolymerizing post-consumer PET economically through innovative technology
- Insights into PET packaging trends i.e. PET kegs, beverages, flexible packaging, etc.
- Feedstock price forecast, challenges and market analysis
- Converters' perspectives on sustainability and packaging innovations
- Technology innovations: hotfilling, lightweight, preform molding, recycling
- Renowned panellists from Zamil Plastics, Intergulf Ltd, Husky, Polygenta Technologies and more!


Register your team today and enjoy group discounts. Email to hafizah@cmtsp.com.sg


Sacmi and Sipa collaborate on new PET preform and closure solution

PLUS Separately Bookable Workshop:
A2Z of PET Recycling

  • Insufficiency of bales, sourcing for bales supply
  • Collection and separation process from source
  • Quality issues of RPET i.e. discoloration, contaminants
  • Choosing the most economically and cost competitive technology
  • Chinese technology providers and options
  • RPET to polyester fibers- market, economics and technology
  • Due diligence of setting up RPET facility in ME


Confirmed Speakers from

  • PCI PET Packaging Resin & Recycling Ltd
  • Indorama Polymers Public Co Ltd
  • JBF Rak LLC
  • Zamil Plastic Industries Ltd
  • Intergulf Ltd (Empol)
  • KHS Corpoplast GmbH
  • Nextek Limited
  • Polygenta Technologies Ltd
  • Gneuss Kunststofftechnik GmbH
  • Husky Injection Molding Systems
  • Siapi Srl
  • SEM Plastik San. ve Tic AS
  • CTC Maroc
  • SIPA Spa



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Who Will Attend


Be a Sponsor or Exhibitor!

13 MEAPET delegate profile
  • Feedstock suppliers (PX/PTA/MEG)

  • PET resin producers and traders

  • Polyester manufacturers

  • Polymer/Petrochemical traders

  • Converters

  • Preform manufacturers

  • Caps & closures manufacturers

  • Technology providers

  • Recycling companies

  • Bottlers/fillers - Brand owners


This event is an excellent platform to promote your organization to influential players & investors in the industry.


Talk to us for a customized Sponsorship or to book your Exhibition space now!

Contact cynthia@cmtsp.com.sg


News Feed

Industry Powerhouse Sipa SpA to speak on technology innovations at 14th MEAPET Summit

Posted on : 22 Jan, 2013


Sipa SpA and Athena Automation Ltd. are partnering to introduce a new line of automated PET preform injection and blow molding equipment into the market.


The equipment will set new industry standard in efficiency and quality as they bring together Sipa’s injection press technology and Athena’s expertise in cooling technology. With the new technology, injection and blow-molding can be merged to form a much more efficient “1½-step system”.


The use of cold preforms in this process will also raise the quality as cold preforms are more scratch- and mar- resistant. 


Other features mentioned by Athena include “fast cycles, improved accuracy, increased uptime and a smaller footprint”.


Mr. Enrico Gribaudo, General Manager of Sipa SpA, is optimistic about the collaboration, and quoted that the new line will be “a breakthrough in the industry”. He will be speaking at the 14th MEAPET Summit in Dubai on 26-27 February 2013, emphasizing on “Today and Tomorrow Innovation for Preform/Bottle Technology”.


For more information or enquiries, please contact Ms. Hafizah at hafizah@cmtsp.com.sg or Tel. 65 6346 9218.


Read more: Athena Automation and Sipa launch PET preform system

Trends to change with Octal’s innovations

Posted on : 06 Dec, 2012


Trends in the PET market are expected to evolve even faster now with innovations that revealed much lower energy usage and time consumption for higher quality PET production.


Octal’s $600 million investment and four years of dedication in technology and innovation gave rise to a brainchild of patented technology and proprietary processes, boosting the company to become one of the most watched and largest PET resin manufacturer in the Middle East region.


With their new technology, boundaries are pushed as results show significant carbon footprint reduction in the proprietary processes as compared to traditional manufacturing processes. Advances in the production of PET bottle resins and DPET are being observed, with continuous efforts to improve energy efficiency and effectiveness.


Entering the market with food packaging as the target, Octal has since gained its grounds in the market. With their rapid progress, Octal is quick in seeing trends and opportunities, targeting the consumer products segment next, which includes “toothbrushes and toys and other packaging segments that don’t use PET today”.


Trends are changing. Technology is progressing. Be updated on the region’s competitive and sustainable market at the 14th MEAPET summit.


For more information or if you have any query, please contact Ms. Hafizah at hafizah@cmtsp.com.sg or Tel. 65 6346 9218.


Read more: Octal ramping up PET resin and sheet production