6th SCAPET
South/Central America & Caribbean PET Markets, Applications & Recycling

12-13 Jun, 2018 - Cartagena, COLOMBIA

InterContinental Cartagena de Indias
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About our Event Speakers
We pride ourselves in presenting to you accomplished leaders, authors and advocates with strong track records of achievement and vision in a wide array of backgrounds, professional fields and life experiences. We believe you will benefit from their years of knowledge and experience and also from the latest thinking and innovative processes driving individuals and organizations forward.
Mr. Carlos Cadavid

Carlos Cadavid, a mechanical engineer from Los Andes University with a specialization in injection molding and mold making at Wavin OVerseas BV in Holland, with more than 30 years experience in the plastics industry. Currently he is the General Manager of Pentatrade, a representative company for the brands of Milacron, Frigel, Motan and Viscotec



Mr. Carlos Cadavid, General Manager
Pentatrade Corporation
Chairman’s Welcome and Remarks
Day 1 [Tue 12, June], at 08:50 AM

Ms. Marisabel Dolan
https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/180611/speakers/MarisabelDolan.jpgMarisabel Dolan is a Senior Consultant in Nexant’s Energy & Chemicals Advisory Division.  She has participated in several world-wide studies, with particular focus on Latin America, involving commercial and market analysis, technology evaluations, and strategic planning for several petrochemicals and renewables including MEG, PET, fertilizers, polyolefins, and bio-polyamides.  Marisabel has worked for Nexant for over 12 years.  A Honduran native, she received a B.S. and M.S. in Chemical Engineering from Manhattan College.


Ms. Marisabel Dolan, Senior Consultant, Energy & Chemical Advisory
Nexant Inc
CHANGING DYNAMICS IN THE SOUTH AMERICAN PET VALUE CHAIN
Day 1 [Tue 12, June], at 09:00 AM
Afternoon Chairman’s Introduction
Day 1 [Tue 12, June], at 01:55 PM


Mr. Fernando Rosas García

https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/180611/speakers/FernandoRosas.jpgFernando has been associated with PET, RPET and Polyester business for nearly 28 years, in different positions including operations, process, quality, technical and sales. He graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems Engineering from the University of Monterrey and Master’s in International Commerce from the same institution.

 

He joined Alpek Polyester, then DAK Americas / Akra Polyester, back in 1990 in several operations and manufacturing roles, in 1996 he started his commercial experience in the polyester staple business, then in 2007 he developed the Purchase for Resale Business Unit which implied the development of Asian suppliers for specialty fibers and its further commercialization in US, Mexico, Central and South America. In 2012 he was transferred to US to manage the RPET business Clear Path Recycling. Since 2015 Fernando is Commercial Director for Resin Business for Mexico, Caribbean, Central America, Colombia and Europe.



Mr. Fernando Rosas García, Commercial Director Resins
Alpek Polyester
GLOBAL PET / RPET MARKET TRENDS UNTIL 2024
Day 1 [Tue 12, June], at 09:30 AM

Mr. Wagner Delarovera Pinto
Wagner is the Global Business Development Director of Coexpan Group headquartered in Madrid – Spain.  His background, with more than 25 years in the flexible and rigid plastic packaging industry,   includes positions in Argentina, Chile, México, USA and Spain  in  Sales, Marketing and Business Development areas. 


Mr. Wagner Delarovera Pinto, Business Development Director - Rigid Packaging Division
Coexpan
PACKAGING TRENDS IN THERMOFORMING FOOD INDUSTRY
Day 1 [Tue 12, June], at 10:00 AM

Ms. Martha Ruby Falla

https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/180611/speakers/MarthaRubyFalla.jpgMartha Ruby Falla is a graduate in Law from the Medellín University, Colombia.  She has a master degree in environmental planning and Eco-Audit of Instituto de Investigaciones Ecológicas de Málaga, Spain. She also has a Master in Public Policy and Government of Universidad de los Andes, Colombia. She has been Director of Environmental Regional Corporation called Cornare, focused on protection of watershed Nare River in Colombia; Environmental Director of Urban Development Institute of Bogotá, Colombia´capital city; Secretary of Medellin Municipality in Environment issues, Manager of Arví Eco-Tourist Park, Colombia; Environmental Director of Interconexión Electrica S.A. (ISA) one of biggest energy carriers in Latam.

 

She is currently the Sustainability Director of Postobón, the leading company in beverages sector in Colombia.
Martha is member of GRI Stakeholder Council and has more than eighteen years working in environmental management, territorial planning, design and development of social programs, international sustainability standards (GRI, DJSI) and promotion of United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.



Ms. Martha Ruby Falla, Director of Sustainability
Postobon SA
POSTOBON’S VIEWS ON SUSTAINABLE RECYCLING & COMMITMENT
Day 1 [Tue 12, June], at 11:30 AM

Mr. Fabian Leonardo Jaimes Pacheco

https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/180611/speakers/FabianJaimes.jpgFabian graduated in Chemical Engineering from America University, with a postgraduate in Organizational Control and Managment from Los Andes University and a Master degree in engineering managment, from La Sabana University, with a course in food packaging in the Michigan State University.

 

Fabian has more than 12 years experience in the packaging industry, focusing on the technical understandig around them and all their interactions, he also has experience in packaging project managment, process engineering and packagning quality control. He is currently reponsible for the technical design and development in Quala Colombia.



Mr. Fabian Leonardo Jaimes Pacheco, Head of Packaging Engineering
Quala S.A.
WORKING WITH SUPPLIERS TOWARDS PACKAGING INNOVATIONS
Day 1 [Tue 12, June], at 02:30 PM

Mr. Ernesto Roberto Angulo Duncan

https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/180611/speakers/ErnestoAngula.jpgMr. Ernesto Angulo is the Executive Vice President of Corplas - Corporacion Plastica since 2006. Prior to his current appointment, he worked for Comercializadora Listo, Carulla Vivero, Clorox Colombia, Bon Bril, Hussman America and Bavaria Bogota holding positions from General Manager, National Brand Manager, Purchasing and Import Manager, Marketing and Sales Manager for Latin America and Sales Development Director respectively.


Mr. Ernesto has an Executive MBA from Technological University of Bolivar in Cartagena in 2013,  a Comprehensive Management Diploma from Polytechnic University Grancolombiano Bogotá in 2013 and a Diploma in Marketing Management from EAFIT University Bogota in 1995.

He is currently on the board of directors of Technological University of Bolivar.


Mr. Ernesto Roberto Angulo Duncan, Executive Vice President
Corplas - Corporacion Plastica S.A.
TRENDS AND OUTLOOK OF PET PACKAGING IN COLOMBIA
Day 1 [Tue 12, June], at 12:00 PM

Mr. Andrés Musalem

https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/180611/speakers/AndresMusalem.jpgAndrés is a Social Psychologist. He holds a Masters Degree from the London School of Economics and a Diploma in Strategy and Management of Corporate Social Responsibility from the Alberto Hurtado University. Andrés has a long experience in conducting qualitative research and market analysis in industries such as personal care, PET care, tobacco, alcoholic beverages, etc.



Mr. Andrés Musalem, Research Analyst
Euromonitor International
KEY TRENDS AND GROWTH OPPORTUNITIES FOR PET PACKAGING IN FOOD AND BEVERAGES
Day 1 [Tue 12, June], at 02:00 PM

Mr. Arnaud Pellet

https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/180611/speakers/ArnaudPellet.jpgArnaud Pellet is the Multi-Layer Market Manager at Husky Injection Molding Systems, responsible for driving PET business growth through proactive prospecting of Multi-Layer barrier opportunities with existing and prospective customers. Having joined Husky in 2010, Arnaud has held a numbers of positions throughout the company in the areas of sales, engineering and business development and has close to 15 years of overall industry experience.

 

He holds a Bachelor Degree in Mathematics, Chemistry and Biology, a Master’s Degree in Materials Science and Engineering, and BSc in Plastics Processing, and has studied Plastics Processing at the “Institut Superieur de Plasturgie d’Alencon”.



Mr. Arnaud Pellet, Multi-Layer Market Manager
Husky Injection Molding Systems SARL
HOW MULTI-LAYER TECHNOLOGY IS ENABLING GROWTH IN PET PACKAGING
Day 1 [Tue 12, June], at 03:00 PM

Mr. Christoph Niederhuber
Christoph Niederhuber joined Starlinger viscotec in 2012 as Area Sales Manager for Latin America. Mr. Niederhuber passed a technical education for mechantronics and a degree in economic sciences at the Johannes Kepler University 2011. From 2016 to 2017 Mr. Niederhuber was Regional Sales Director for Latin America, Europe, Asia.
Since 2018 he is Head of Sales and Marketing of viscotec division.


Mr. Christoph Niederhuber, Head of Sales & Marketing
Viscotec
KEY FACTORS FOR SUCCESSFUL RPET PACKAGING
Day 1 [Tue 12, June], at 04:00 PM

Mr. Akira Pulleiro

https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/180611/speakers/AkiraPulleiro.jpgMr. Akira Pulleiro is the Sales Representative at Bonset Latin America. He has a Degree in International Relations from UDELAR, and has attended  training programs in sales and customer service. His professional experience has been developed mainly in customer service in an E-Commerce company.



Mr. Akira Pulleiro, Sales Representative
Bonset Latin America
PETG SHRINK FILM MARKET OUTLOOK, INNOVATIONS & EMERGING APPLICATIONS IN SOUTH AMERICA
Day 1 [Tue 12, June], at 04:30 PM

Mr. Alan Barcon

https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/180611/speakers/AlanBarcon.jpgAlan Barcon is associate director, marketing and technology, ColorMatrix North America for PolyOne Corporation, the world’s premier provider of specialty polymer materials, services and solutions. He is responsible for managing the marketing and technology teams for the ColorMatrix specialty additives and colorants business.

 

Prior to assuming his current role in 2017, Mr. Barcon joined PolyOne in 2012 where he had a series of expanding roles, first as Lead R&D Chemist, then as Market Development Manager and lastly as Senior Industry Manager for Geon Performance Materials. Prior to joining PolyOne, Mr. Barcon spent eight years at Teknor Apex Company, where he held several key technical roles in their Chemicals Division.

 

Mr. Barcon holds a bachelor’s degree in chemistry and mathematics from Rutgers University, a master’s degree in organic chemistry from the University of Michigan and an MBA from the University of Memphis.



Mr. Alan Barcon, Associate Director, Marketing & Technology, ColorMatrix North America
PolyOne Corporation
REALIZING THE FULL POTENTIAL OF PET
Day 1 [Tue 12, June], at 05:00 PM

Mr. Alfredo Netto

https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/180611/speakers/AlfredoNetto.jpg

Alfredo Netto is a Chemical Engineer with Master’s Degree in the field of polymers science. He has been working in the PET industry for 28 years in different areas such as manufacturing, R&D, business strategy, sales & marketing and procurement & supply chain. Spent 11 years at Eastman Chemical Company as Sales Director for South America and the last 10 years at Plastipak as the Procurement & Supply Chain Director in South America.


Since q3/2017 has worked as an Independent Business Consultant focused on the Latin American PET market as more recently joined Genesis Polymers International, a Ravago Company as Strategic Sourcing Manager PET,R-PET & Flakes in South America.



Mr. Alfredo Netto, Strategic Sourcing Manager - PET, R-PET & Flakes
Genesis Polymers International, a Ravago Company
Chairman’s Introduction
Day 2 [Wed 13, June], at 09:00 AM

Mr. George Gatlin

https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/180611/speakers/GeorgeGatlin.jpgFounder and General Director of Inversiones Materiales “INVEMA”, the largest Pet Bottle Recycler in Central America, processing 24,000 metric tons of bottles per year.


Invema started its operations in 1994, as a Aluminum Can Recycler with three employees, today Invema is a buyer / processor of all types of Scrap Metals, Cardboard, Vehicle Batteries, Electronic Scrap, and Pet Bottles, employing 385 people, and collecting approximately 120,000 metric tons of scrap materials per year in its San Pedro Sula, Honduras facility.


In 2015, Invema became the second largest generator of Electricity through solar panels for its own consumption in Honduras,  producing up to 2 Megawatt of power,  through the installation of 5780 solar panels. In 2017, Invema finished the installation of a 7,500 Metric Ton per month Food Grade Recycle Pet Pellet facility, and a 6600 Metric ton per year  Food Grade Recycle Pet Sheet Facility. Today , Invema is the only Coca Cola approved Rpet Post Consumer Resin producer in Central America.


In Pet Recycling, Invema uses the complete Pet Bottle, recycling the Caps into HDPE PCR Resin, the Labels in PCR PP Resin, and the Pet Body into Food Grade RPet resin and Sheet, as well as supplying Pet Flakes for other applications around the world.



Mr. George Gatlin, General Director
Invema
PET RECYCLING & APPLICATIONS IN HONDURAS
Day 2 [Wed 13, June], at 09:40 AM

Mr. Jorge Andres Lopez de Mesa Molina

https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/180611/speakers/LopezdeMesa.jpgMr. López de Mesa is the Sales Vice-president of Enka since November 2009. He has worked in several positions in the same Company, including Chief of Technical and Commercial Development of Resins, Marketing Manager, as well as Financial Vice-President. He graduated in Chemical Engineering and has a Master degree in Business Administration.



Mr. Jorge Andres Lopez de Mesa Molina, Vice President
Enka De Colombia S.A.
SUSTAINABLE FASHION FROM RPET
Day 2 [Wed 13, June], at 10:10 AM

Mr. Jaime Hernández Rivillas

Mr Hernandez is Industrial Engineer with a degree in Marketing and Sales. He has been involved with the PET industry for 17 years. He worked for 15 years with Husky, PET injection molding equipment provider, as  Regional Sales Manager.In this position, Mr Hernandez was responsible for the development of the regional PET market working with the main PET preforms and bottles manufacturers.

 

Since 2016, Mr Hernandez joined SMI Colombia, one of the biggest producers of PET preforms and bottles in Latin America. Mr Hernandez is Country Manager in SMI Colombia and he is leading the strategy of market development of SMI in the country.



Mr. Jaime Hernández Rivillas, Country Manager Colombia
San Miguel Industrias PET S.A.
TRENDS AND OUTLOOK ON PET PACKAGING IN PERU AND ECUADOR
Day 2 [Wed 13, June], at 11:40 AM

Mr. Jorge Chavez

https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/180611/speakers/JorgeChavez.jpgMr. Jorge Chavez is the Operations Manager of SAN MIGUEL INDUSTRIAS PET since 2008. He also held the position of logistics Manager in the same company for 8 months in 2008. Prior to that, he was the Materials and Logistics Manager with the Maple Gas Corporation of Peru - SUCURSAL PERUANA from 2001 – 2008 and rising from the position of Assistant Manager of Materials and Logistics from 1998 - 2001. From 1996 – 1998, he was the import Manager of PACKAGING INDUSTRIES S.A. and from 1993 – 1996 he was the Head of Imports and Exports of SATECI S.A.


Mr. Jorge Chavez has an MBA from Universidad del Pacífico, Lima – Peru in 2006 and graduated in 1993 from the University of Lima, Peru in Industrial Engineering.



Mr. Jorge Chavez, Operation Manager
San Miguel Industrias PET S.A. - (SMI PERU)
TRENDS AND OUTLOOK ON PET PACKAGING IN EL SALVADOR, PANAMA AND GUATEMALA
Day 2 [Wed 13, June], at 12:10 PM

Mr. Denis Marcon

https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/180611/speakers/DenisMarcon.jpgMr. Denis Marcon with more than 21 years experience in the PET industry, joined SIPA in 1996 as Service Engineering Manager for the Americas. Denis´ strong technical and sense of business knowledge on the wide SIPA´s products line has positioned him as a highly valued Industry Expert.

 

Mr. Marcon has spent the past seven years dedicated to PET capital equipment and tooling projects in North America, and since 2016 accountable as PET Systems & Tooling Regional Manager for the Americas driving customer´s growth with a vision to focus on Innovation & PET circular economy.



Mr. Denis Marcon, Americas PET Systems & Tooling Regional Manager.
SIPA
"XTREME RENEW”, PRODUCING FOOD – GRADE PREFORMS WITH 100% RPET FLAKES IN A CONTINUOUS SYSTEM
Day 2 [Wed 13, June], at 11:10 AM

Mr. Philipp Krennmeir

https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/180611/speakers/PhilippKrennmeir.jpgPhilipp Krennmeir graduated at the Johannes Kepler University of Linz with majors in General Management, Strategic Management, Business Development and Applied Economics. After his studies,  he started to work in the sales department of a leading global media company with focus on digital solutions.

 

In 2017, Philipp Krennmeir joined Starlinger viscotec as Area Sales Manager for Latin America. His area of responsibility is covering the strategic market development of his target markets in regards of food grade packaging solutions, decontamination of post-consumer material, Solid State Polycondensation and PET sheet extrusion.



Mr. Philipp Krennmeir, Area Sales Manager
Viscotec
KEY FACTORS FOR SUCCESSFUL RPET PACKAGING
Day 1 [Tue 12, June], at 04:00 PM

Mr. Pablo Montoya Dávila

https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/180611/speakers/PabloMontoya.jpgGrupo Éxito is the leader of the retail sector in Colombia, and as a business group, it has a presence in Brazil, Uruguay, and Argentina. Its sustainability policy in Colombia belongs to the strategic pillars of the organisation, one of the sustainability programmes in this matter is the packaging policy and the Project of delivering recycling material.

 

This strategy is lead by Pablo Montoya Dávila, Chief of the Sustainability Department, he is a Business Administrator with a Post Graduate degree in Political Studies. Pablo also holds a Masters of Science in Development Administration and Planning at University College London – UCL



Mr. Pablo Montoya Dávila, Head of Sustainability Dept., Corporate Affairs Management
Grupo Exito
SUSTAINABILITY STRATEGY, PACKAGING POLICY AND CYCLE CLOSURE ON READY TO GO MEAL
Day 1 [Tue 12, June], at 11:00 AM