17th LAPET, Polyester & Recycling,

20-21 Nov, 2019 - Mexico City, MEXICO

Marquis Reforma Hotel & Spa

  • Networking Reception Sponsor
    Alpek Polyester
  • Promotion Partner
    www.brazilianplastics.com
  • Promotion Partner
    www.euromonitor.com
  • Promotion Partner
    www.polycomply- hoechst.com
  • Promotion Partner
    www.quiminet.com
  • Promotion Partner
    www.plastics1.com

20 Nov, 2019 - Wednesday

08:00

Registration Breakfast & Networking

08:45

Chairman's Welcome

Mr. Alfredo Netto, Strategic Sourcing Manager - PET, R-PET & Flakes

Genesis Polymers International, a Ravago Company

08:50

Economic Outlook & Growth Sectors for 2020

09:20

Chinese PX Expansion & the Coming Shakeout in the Global PET Value Chain

09:50

Review of the PET and RPET Supply, Demand and Trade (special focus from Asia to Americas) and key Factors Shaping the Markets:

a. Global
b. Mexico

Ms. Maritza Ramirez, Senior Analyst (PET)

PCI Wood Mackenzie

10:20

Discussion followed by Coffee & Networking

10:50

Winning with Purpose: A world where plastic never becomes waste

PepsiCo's  method to addressing the ever relevant plastic waste issue

- How PepsiCo has taken a multi-faceted approach to address this critical issue

- rPET
- Bio-sourced PET
- Reduction of plastic use
- Designing for optimum recyclability
- Investing in collection infrastructure
- Enhanced recycling technologies

Mr. Steve Gibson, Director, Packaging R&D - Latin America Beverages/Dairy

PepsiCo Global R+D

11:20

Latest Guidelines for Recycling

  • Update by APR mainly adding a new material [PLA] and homologizing the test methods with the European Association
  • Estimate Demand and stimulate collection
  • Meeting the recycled content goals of brand owners

Mr. Santiago Garcia, Coordinator of Recycler's Committee

ECOCE

11:50

Nestlé’s global packaging commitment

  • Overview of global commitment pillars and Nestlé’s México packaging overview, barriers and challenges

Juan Carlos Pardo, Director of Corporate Affairs

Nestlé Mexico

12:20

Using markers in high speed sorting to meet food grade PET specifications

  • Use of labels and markers to rapidly differentiate food grade from other categories of plastics
  • Can boost the quality of rPET and
  • Meet EFSA food grade specifications with no hand sorting

Prof. Dr. Edward Kosior, Managing Director

Nextek Limited

12:50

Discussion followed by Lunch Networking

14:15

Good Practices in PET Recycling Collection Sorting & Infrastructure

  • rPET cost structures
  • rPET Technical process

Rodrigo Orozco, Vice President

Lyrba

14:45

Thermoform Recycling

Octavio Victal, CEO & President

Green Impact Trading

15:15

Meeting Sustainability Goals/ Targets in a tight rPET market / Other Package Options

Unilever

Jorge Acosta Elizondo, Sustainability Latam Manager

Unilever de Mexico

15:45

Afternoon Tea

16:15

AMCOR’s Sustainability Vision

Janette M. Villalobos, Sustainability Manager LATAM

Amcor Rigid Plastics

16:45

Outlook for 2020

17:15

Technology Perspective - TBA

17:45

End of Day One

18:00

Networking Cocktail Reception

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21 Nov, 2019 - Thursday

08:45

Regulatory trends and recent legislations on plastics with focus on PET packaging / Single Use Platstics

  • International context
  • Mexican panorama
  • Towards a new plastics economy

Luis M Sada Beltran, Attorney

Grupo Estrategia Politica

09:15

Downstream Polyester in Mexico & LATAM region specifically on the Fibres Market

  • Specifics of Supply – Demand Balance of Fibres

  • Textiles - Auto - Fabrics

  • Trade within Mexico & USA

Mr. Carlos Gonzalez, PCI Fibres Latin America Director

PCI Wood Mackenzie

09:45

Polyester PET & Recycling Market in Ecuador

Daniel Romero Kleinheinz, Gerente General

Enkador S.A.

10:15

Refreshments & Networking

10:45

Economics & Update of Depolymerisation by Microwave Technology [PET Recycling]

  • Chemical recycling can boost recycling quality and quantity
  • Technology of the polymerisation- modular, scalable and high performance
  • Pilot plant status
  • Licensing agreements?
  • Towards commercialization by 2020 /2021

Maurizio Crippa, CEO

gr3n recycling

11:15

Meeting Sustainability Goals/ Targets in a tight rPET market / Other Package Options

LOREAL

Leticia Benítez, Packaging Development & Sustainability Manager

Loreal México

11:45

Outlook for Bioplastic/PEF

12:15

Recent developments in NIR detectable black packaging for APET and CPET applications

  • The use of new lower cost NIR detectable pigments allow the use of dark or black colours in packaging without any negative impacts on automatics sorting with NIR

Prof. Dr. Edward Kosior, Managing Director

Nextek Limited

12:45

Final Discussion followed by Lunch & close of conference

14:00

Depart to Site visit to IMER Recycling Plant

21 Nov, 2019 - Thursday

SEPARATELY BOOKABLE POST CONFERENCE SITE VISIT

Site Visit to IMER Recycling Plant

21 Nov 2019, Thursday  (14:00 - 18:30 pm)
    

First bottle to bottle recycling plant in Mexico and the first operation of its type in Latin America

IMER is the result of the sustainable vision of its founding partners (Coca-Cola Mexico, Coca-Cola Femsa and Alpla Mexico) with a production of 1,200 tons of recycled flakes per month with economic and sustainable technology, working on projects with greater inclusion of recycled resin in plastic bottles, making increasingly efficient processes, thus contributing to the circular economy for the plastic.

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