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. 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
Day 2 [Wed 13, June], at 09:40 AM