17th LAPET, Polyester & Recycling,

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20-21 Nov, 2019 - Mexico City, MEXICO

Marquis Reforma Hotel & Spa

  • Networking Reception Sponsor
    Alpek Polyester
  • Associate Sponsor
    www.cmtevents.com/eventsponsorship.aspx?ev=191115&
  • Promotion Partner
    www.brazilianplastics.com
  • Promotion Partner
    www.polycomply- hoechst.com
  • Promotion Partner
    www.quiminet.com
  • Promotion Partner
    www.plastics1.com
  • Promotion Partner
    www.ambienteplastico.com
  • Promotion Partner
    www.packaging.enfasis.com
  • Promotion Partner
    www.pt-mexico.com
  • Promotion Partner
    www.revistamp.net
  • Promotion Partner
    www.mundoplastico.net

20 Nov, 2019 - Wednesday

08:00

Registration Breakfast & Networking

08:45

Chairman's Welcome

08:50

Economic Outlook & Growth Sectors for 2020

09:20

Global and North American PET Value Chain Outlook

  • North American PET feedstocks balances
  • Impact of Chinese PX expansion on the North American PX and PTA market
  • Shift in global trade flows

Mr. Elliot Frisch, Analyst, Energy & Chemicals Advisory

Nexant Inc

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)

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

Assessment on the impact of recent RPET Dynamics for the region

  • Current Outlook and Incoming RPET requirements
  • Potential Scenarios and Supply Chain implication
  • Re-balancing the industry

Mr. Fernando Rosas García, Commercial Director

Alpek Polyester Mexico

11:50

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

12:25

Discussion followed by Lunch Networking

13:45

Optimising rPET in packaging for food contact applications

  • Managing risk for brandowners introducing recycled packaging into the market
  • Conducting trials on prototyped packaging with varying levels of recycled content
  • European & USA Regulations in Food Packaging

Prof. Dr. Edward Kosior, Managing Director

Nextek Limited

14:30

Nestlé’s global pillars & Nestlé México packaging overview, barriers and challenges

15:00

Good Practices in PET Recycling, Collection & Sorting with focus on RPET Technical Process

15:30

2025 Unilever Plastic Strategy & Circular Economy: Key Elements to develop a PCR Ecosystem

Unilever

  • Fair collection
  • Competitive cost
  • Environmental Care

Jorge Acosta Elizondo, Sustainability Latam Manager

Unilever de Mexico

16:00

Afternoon Tea

16:30

Amcor Rigid Packaging - Real World Commitments for a Circular Economy

  • Sustainability at Amcor
  • Alternative barriers for recyclability
  • Increasing the use of PCR in our products -Partnerships to enable a circular economy

Janette M. Villalobos, Sustainability Manager LATAM

Amcor Rigid Plastics

17:00

BrandOwners/Convertor/Recyclers Panel:

  • Is new RPET capacity being built for Mexico/LATAM ?
  • What challenges does the lack of it bring ?
  • Brandowner’s strategy working with 'Recycling Partners' buying adhoc versus long term
  • How easy it is for Brands & Convertors to meet sustainability goals across LATAM
  • Mechanical recycling vs emerging Chemical recycling
Panelists:
Afternoon speakers PLUS 

18:00

Networking Cocktail Reception

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21 Nov, 2019 - Thursday

08:50

Circular Economy : Drying PET systems

09:15

Recent Regulations on Mexico’s PET & Plastic Sector - An Evaluation

Raúl Mendoza, Director General

ANIPAC

09:35

Challenges of Recycling in Latin America: A vision from Ecuador

  • Status of collection and recycling in Ecuador
  • Current diagnosis of the relationship between the recycling industry and its stakeholders lessons learnt from the recycling industry of Ecuador for Latin America

Daniel Romero Kleinheinz, Gerente General

Enkador S.A.

10:05

Outlook for the Downstream Polyester Fibres Market in Latin America: the Supply-Demand of Fibres Market

  • Global and regional fibres supply-demand: Polyester/PET and rPET importance and evolution

  • rPET into fibres: the competition for recycled PET bottles/flakes
  • Sustainability challenges and trends for rPET fibres & Recycled Polyester

Mr. Carlos Gonzalez, Director, Fibres Latin America

Wood Mackenzie

10:30

Refreshments & Networking

11:00

Meeting Sustainable Targets in Tight rPET Market

L’Oréal

  • L’Oréal’s recycling and collection measures
  • Challenges of sourcing rPET Flakes in Mexico or regionally?
  • Goal to Use Recycled Plastics in all L’Oréal bottles by 2020 and the future
  • Scope of Bio- Recycling or Paper packaging
  • Other materials 

Hector Castro, Director of Operations Packaging LATAM

L’Oréal

11:25

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

12:00

Circular Intelligence

  •        Ideal type of thermoformed packaging to achieve 100 % circularity
  •        Intelligent concept on plant and machine level for maximum effectivity and efficiency

Michael Eckerstorfer, Product Manager

Starlinger Viscotec

12:30

Final Discussion followed by Lunch & close of conference

14:15

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  (14:15 - 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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