7th SCAPET, South/Central America & Caribbean PET Markets, Applications & Recycling

04-05 Jun, 2019 - Santiago, CHILE

Courtyard by Marriott Santiago Las Condes Hotel

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.

Speakers at this Event

Mr. Andrew Sinn

Mr. Andrew Sinn

Program Manager, Business Development

Husky Injection Molding Systems Ltd

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Mr. Andrew Sinn

Mr. Andrew Sinn

Program Manager, Business Development

Husky Injection Molding Systems Ltd

AGENDA SESSION

ENABLING SUSTAINABILITY THROUGH INNOVATION AND COLLABORATION

Day 1 [Tue 04, June], at 04:45 PM

PROFILE

https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/190602/speakers/AndrewSinn.jpgAndrew Sinn is a Program Manager, Business Development for Husky Injection Molding Systems, responsible for market intelligence within the Rigid Packaging business to help inform go-to-market strategy. Working with Husky for over a dozen years, Mr. Sinn has held a number of positions in varying departments, including Manufacturing, Engineering, Sales Support, Project Management and Business Development.

 

Prior to Husky, Mr. Sinn worked in the automotive industry in roles relating to continuous improvement and program management. Mr. Sinn holds a Bachelor of Engineering Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Western Ontario and is a member of the Professional Engineers of Ontario.

Mr. Philipp Krennmeir

Mr. Philipp Krennmeir

Area Sales Manager

Starlinger & Co. Gesellschaft m.b.H.

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Mr. Philipp Krennmeir

Mr. Philipp Krennmeir

Area Sales Manager

Starlinger & Co. Gesellschaft m.b.H.

AGENDA SESSION

KEY FACTORS FOR A SUCCESSFUL AND SUSTAINABLE RPET PACKAGING

Day 1 [Tue 04, June], at 11:50 AM

PROFILE

https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/190602/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. Fernando Rosas García

Mr. Fernando Rosas García

Commercial Director

Alpek Polyester Mexico

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Mr. Fernando Rosas García

Mr. Fernando Rosas García

Commercial Director

Alpek Polyester Mexico

AGENDA SESSION

A LOOK AT THE SUSTAINABILITY APPROACH OF A LARGE PET PRODUCER IN MEXICO

Day 1 [Tue 04, June], at 09:45 AM

PROFILE

https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/190602/speakers/FernandoRosas.jpgFernando has been associated with PET, RPET and Polyester business for nearly 29 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.

Ms. Barbara Hernandez

Ms. Barbara Hernandez

Deputy Manager of private brand development

Walmart Chile

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Ms. Barbara Hernandez

Ms. Barbara Hernandez

Deputy Manager of private brand development

Walmart Chile

AGENDA SESSION

Day 1 [Tue 04, June], at 10:50 AM

PROFILE

https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/190602/speakers/BarbaraHernandez.jpgMrs. Barbara Hernández graduated as a Food Engineer. She has worked in Walmart Chile for over 15 years in Quality Control, Developer and currently in  charge of Products Development for Private Brands such as Lider, Acuenta, Selección, Parents Choice, Equate, Autodrive and the way to more sustainable products.

Mr. Elliot Frisch

Mr. Elliot Frisch

Analyst, Energy & Chemicals Advisory

Nexant Inc

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Mr. Elliot Frisch

Mr. Elliot Frisch

Analyst, Energy & Chemicals Advisory

Nexant Inc

AGENDA SESSION

CHANGES IN GLOBAL PX/PTA & MEG MARKET BALANCES

Day 1 [Tue 04, June], at 02:15 PM

PROFILE

https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/190602/speakers/ElliotFrisch.jpgElliot Frisch is an Analyst in the Energy & Chemicals Advisory Group at Nexant. He holds key experience in technical and market research and technoeconomic analysis and has authored several Nexant subscriber reports. Elliot's work includes analyzing historical and forecasted supply, demand, and trade balances in the Americas for aromatics and other petrochemicals.  He is responsible for tracking key developments in the global styrenics and butadiene derivatives markets at Nexant. Elliot holds a Bachelor's Degree of Science in Chemical Engineering from Lehigh University. 

Roger Cortez

Roger Cortez

Area Sales Manager

Next Generation Recycling Machines Inc

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Roger Cortez

Roger Cortez

Area Sales Manager

Next Generation Recycling Machines Inc

AGENDA SESSION

PET RECYCLING LIQUID STATE POLYCONDENSATION – EFFECTIVENESS AND APPLICATION OPPORTUNITIES

Day 2 [Wed 05, June], at 11:35 AM

PROFILE

https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/190602/speakers/RogerCortez.jpgRoger Cortez is a Recycling Industry Professional with 10 years experience in the relevant markets in the Americas. He has a technical background as a Laboratory and Field Service Technician and a Service Manager responsible for all aspects of the After sales market. He gained all the relevant insights into the challenges of the technology, the processes, and the market. In the last couple of years, he has become responsible to develop the Latin American Market for Next Generation Recycling Machines, an industry leader in plastic recycling technology.  His experience spans both applications in the post-industrial and in the post-consumer recycling segments.

Ms. Stefanie Pope

Ms. Stefanie Pope

Deputy Manager of Sustainability and Shared Value

Walmart Chile

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Ms. Stefanie Pope

Ms. Stefanie Pope

Deputy Manager of Sustainability and Shared Value

Walmart Chile

AGENDA SESSION

WALMART’S SUSTAINABILITY & RECYCLING COMMITMENT IN THE CIRCULAR ECONOMY

Day 1 [Tue 04, June], at 10:50 AM

PROFILE

https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/190602/speakers/StephaniePope.jpgStefanie Pope holds a degree in Environmental Chemistry from Universidad de Chile and other complementary courses in water, waste, air and environmental contamination and management, and has over 15 years of experience in environmental management/compliance and sustainability. Currently positioned as a Sustainability and Shared Value Manager at Walmart Chile, in Corporate Affairs and Legal Area.

Mr. Andrés Musalem

Mr. Andrés Musalem

Research Analyst

Euromonitor International

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Mr. Andrés Musalem

Mr. Andrés Musalem

Research Analyst

Euromonitor International

AGENDA SESSION

REGIONAL AND LOCAL OPPORTUNITIES FOR PET PACKAGING IN SOUTH AMERICA

Day 1 [Tue 04, June], at 02:45 PM

PROFILE

https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/190602/speakers/AndresMusalem.jpgAndres has a master’s degree in administration and Public Policies from the London School of Economics and a Diploma in Strategy and Management of Corporate Social Responsibility. With extensive experience in social and market research, Andres has developed research in a wide range of industries such as beverages, packaged food, health and beauty at Euromonitor International. Currently, he manages the research of beverages in seven countries in Latin America, where he specializes in strengthening engagement with the main industry players.

Mr. Alejandro Navech

Mr. Alejandro Navech

General Manager

ANIR - Asociación Nacional de la Industria del Reciclaje AG ( National Industry Association Recycling AG )

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Mr. Alejandro Navech

Mr. Alejandro Navech

General Manager

ANIR - Asociación Nacional de la Industria del Reciclaje AG ( National Industry Association Recycling AG )

AGENDA SESSION

RECYCLING: THE WAY TO THE CIRCULAR ECONOMY. CHALLENGES FOR A SUCCESSFUL IMPLEMENTATION AND THE NEW LAWS IN CHILE

Day 1 [Tue 04, June], at 09:15 AM

PROFILE

https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/190602/speakers/AlejandroNavechMarzolo.jpgAlejandro Navech Marzolo is a Commercial Engineer by training and he has a MBA and Diploma in Marketing from the Adolfo Ibáñez University. He joined the world of tire recycling in 2009 and from 2014 he is General Manager of the National Association of the Recycling Industry (ANIR).


He participated as head of the Expanded Operative Committee of the Ministry of Environment for the discussion of the Draft that will regulate the priority product "containers and packaging" stipulated by the Recycling Law.

Ms. Nathalia Silva

Ms. Nathalia Silva

Innovation and Sustainability Projects Manager

Unilever

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Ms. Nathalia Silva

Ms. Nathalia Silva

Innovation and Sustainability Projects Manager

Unilever

AGENDA SESSION

SUSTAINABILITY AND NEW PACKAGING TRENDS IN HOME & PERSONAL CARE MARKETS

Day 1 [Tue 04, June], at 11:20 AM

PROFILE

https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/190602/speakers/NathaliaSilva.jpgNathalia Silva has a Master in Sustainability Management, with 12 years of experience in quality issues, development and innovation at Unilever for the food business and for home and personal care. She currently leads the development of sustainability projects in the company and she is responsable for implementation of environment management and innovation systems, focused on mitigating the impact of waste generated by the industry. Internally and externally leads projects such as zero waste to the landfill, with focus on the treatment and effective disposal of waste.

 

Currently participates in the organization Multigremial REP constituted by the guilds that represent the regulated in the enacted Law of Extended Responsibility of the producer and promotion of recycling.

Mr. Francisco Bendek Safie

Mr. Francisco Bendek Safie

CEO

Packsol

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Mr. Francisco Bendek Safie

Mr. Francisco Bendek Safie

CEO

Packsol

AGENDA SESSION

Chairman’s Introduction

Day 1 [Tue 04, June], at 01:40 PM

PET & RPET PACKAGING TRENDS & GROWTH PROSPECT IN DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

Day 2 [Wed 05, June], at 09:05 AM

PROFILE

https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/190602/speakers/FranciscoBendek.jpgFrancisco Bendek is CEO of Packaging Solutions commercially known as Packsol in the Dominican Republic.
Mr. Bendek started his career in 1996 in the plastic industry at a very young age, Mr. Bendek has 24 years in the packaging industry occupying different positions, such as plant manager, sales and marketing, project development, strategic planning; acquiring a vast and ample experience in the industry.

 

Francisco Bendek has been involved in many project developments, such as new resin developments, innovative packaging, preform and bottle design, pioneer in the development of the 5 gallon PET preform and water bottle markets. He specializes in identifying and developing new niche and specialty markets.


Bendek holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, a Master’s degree in International Relations, certificate programs in Polymer Processing, he has participated in many conferences and plastic showcases in the United States, Europe and Latin America. He was previously a speaker in CMT’s LAPET 2006 and 2013.


I am sure you will enjoy the expertise that Francisco Bendek has to share with us about the PET markets in the Dominican Republic.

Mrs. Magdalena Balcells

Mrs. Magdalena Balcells

General Manager

ASIPLA (Asociación de Industriales del Plástico)

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Mrs. Magdalena Balcells

Mrs. Magdalena Balcells

General Manager

ASIPLA (Asociación de Industriales del Plástico)

AGENDA SESSION

OPENING ADDRESS

Day 1 [Tue 04, June], at 09:00 AM

PROFILE

https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/190602/speakers/MagdalenaBalcells.jpgMagdalena is an Industrial engineer from the University of Chile and holds a degree in Management and Administration from Harvard University.  She has an extensive experience in managerial positions in the public and private sectors. She was member of the Board of Directors of ZOFRI, SA and along her career she has served as: Executive Director of the Chilean Committee of the World Energy Council; Director of Strategic Management and Public Affairs in Codelco;  General Coordinator of the Pilot Project „Nuevamente“ and she also served as Senior Content Advisor to the Minister of Finance between 2006 and 2010. She is currently the General Manager of the Plastic Industries Association ASIPLA AG.

Mr. Vitor Sabela

Mr. Vitor Sabela

Commercial Director do Brasil

Cristalpet do Brasil Industria de Embalagens Ltda

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Mr. Vitor Sabela

Mr. Vitor Sabela

Commercial Director do Brasil

Cristalpet do Brasil Industria de Embalagens Ltda

AGENDA SESSION

PET & RPET PACKAGING TRENDS & GROWTH PROSPECTS IN BRAZIL, URUGUAY AND ANDEAN ZONE

Day 1 [Tue 04, June], at 04:15 PM

PROFILE

https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/190602/speakers/VitorSabela.jpgJOSE VITOR SABELA graduated in Mathematics, Pedagogical Education and Marketing from  ESPM and an MBA in Business Management from  Fundação Getulio Vargas.


For the last 30 years,  he has been working in multinational companies with responsibility for marketing and innovation of polypropylene fiber and nonwoven fiber.  It was one of the forerunners in the introduction of PET and plastic liner caps in Brazil and was present in all product developments in this market.


Jose joined  Cristalpet in Brazil 10 yeas ago as their  Commercial Director. During his time,  he introduced the “plant bottle” preforms,  light weight preforms, returnable bottles and one piece plastic lids.

Mr. Giampiero Musso

Mr. Giampiero Musso

Deputy Director

Compañía Recicladora S.A. (CORESA)

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Mr. Giampiero Musso

Mr. Giampiero Musso

Deputy Director

Compañía Recicladora S.A. (CORESA)

AGENDA SESSION

PET & RPET PACKAGING TRENDS & GROWTH PROSPECTS IN PARAGUAY

Day 2 [Wed 05, June], at 09:35 AM

PROFILE

https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/190602/speakers/GiampieroMusso.jpgMr. Giampiero Musso has been working in the recycling industry for almost 14 years. He is currently the Deputy Director of CORESA (Compañía Recicladora S.A. www.coresa.com.py), a plastics Recycling Plant of 25.000 mts2 located in Paraguay – South America, with 120 employees. The company is 16 years old, dedicate to buy scrap plastic to manufacture and export, with annual capacity of 15.000 tons of PET FLAKE, 4.500 tons of PET SHEETS (both with FDA USA Certification); and around 4.000 tons of PEAD and PP.

Mr. Carlos Lotero

Mr. Carlos Lotero

Houston Operations Manager

Custom Polymers Inc.

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Mr. Carlos Lotero

Mr. Carlos Lotero

Houston Operations Manager

Custom Polymers Inc.

AGENDA SESSION

Chairman’s Welcome Remarks

Day 1 [Tue 04, June], at 08:50 AM

PROFILE

https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/190602/speakers/CarlosLotero.jpgCarlos graduated from the University of Houston with a bachelor science in Business Administration.
He started his career in the plastic recycling near 20 years ago as a Latin American Sales Manager for a local company. Currently he is Houston Operation Manager for Custom Polymers, Inc.

He has over 15 years of experience in the PET market, not only in Mexico and Latin America, but in Europe and Asia as well.

He has attended different plastic training and seminars. He has been a speaker at many plastic exhibits and conferences through Latin America. With his experience in the international market, he has contributed to his company growth. Also, he has been able to assist and support many PET recyclers in the region getting better quality of the final product.
Mr. Omar Gonzalez

Mr. Omar Gonzalez

Technical Sales Manager

Oben Holding Group

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Mr. Omar Gonzalez

Mr. Omar Gonzalez

Technical Sales Manager

Oben Holding Group

AGENDA SESSION

GROWTH OPPORTUNITIES IN THE PET FILM MARKET AND SECONDARY APPLICATIONS

Day 2 [Wed 05, June], at 10:35 AM

PROFILE

https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/190602/speakers/OmarGonzalez.jpgOmar Gonzalez is a Mexican graduate Industrial Engineer with a specialization in Chemical process industries since 2009. Omar is also postgraduate with a High Impact sales diploma since 2017 and currently studying a Master Engineering in Productivity and Quality by the Tecnológico de Monterrey.

 

Omar has been working in the flexible packaging industry since 2004 in different companies that produces flexible films such as Bi-oriented Polypropylene and since 2015 is working in Oben Holding Group in different positions as Business Unit Manager, currently is supporting the operations on technical matters, development, customer technical service and marketing on polyester operations as product manager. He is currently based in Lima, Perú and provide service to all Obens customer around the globe. He has 15 years experience in flexible packaging industry.

Mr. Phil Yin

Mr. Phil Yin

Senior Merchandiser Polyester Sales Division

China Resources Chemical Innovative Materials Co Ltd

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Mr. Phil Yin

Mr. Phil Yin

Senior Merchandiser Polyester Sales Division

China Resources Chemical Innovative Materials Co Ltd

AGENDA SESSION

PET & RPET MARKET TRENDS IN ASIA & SUPPLY INTO SCA

Day 1 [Tue 04, June], at 03:45 PM

PROFILE

https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/190602/speakers/PhilYin.jpgPhil was educated in Shanghai studying Chemical engineering at Donghua (former China Texitile) University, later he got a master degree of Science from China University of Geosciences. Phil joined CRC since 2010 started with export department, and he is currently the senior sales manager of export department in charge of Europe,Americas and Africa markets.

Mr. Rogerio Dias

Mr. Rogerio Dias

Sales Manager Specialty Plastics, Latin America

Eastman

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Mr. Rogerio Dias

Mr. Rogerio Dias

Sales Manager Specialty Plastics, Latin America

Eastman

AGENDA SESSION

EASTMAN’S CIRCULAR SOLUTIONS, BRINGING ADVANCED RECYCLING TO SCALE

Day 2 [Wed 05, June], at 11:05 AM

PROFILE

https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/190602/speakers/RogerioDias.jpgRogério is the Sales Manager for the Specialty Plastics business in the Latin America Region, and he is the spokesperson for the business in the region. Rogério is located in São Paulo, Brazil. He assumed his current role in 2014 following his position as Sales and Distribution Manager for South America in the Performance Films business.

 

Rogério has a solid communications, marketing and sales background. He’s been with Eastman since 1999. During this period, he has worked in several areas, from e-Business to the creation and management of the Marketing Communications department for all businesses in Latin America to Marketing Development Representative for Specialty Plastics being responsible for the launching of products like Tritan™ copolyester in the region.

 

Rogério received his MBA from Fundação Getúlio Vargas in 2007, and in 1999, earned his bachelor’s degree in Communications from Fundação Armando Alvares Penteado in São Paulo, Brazil.

Mr. Pedro Elster

Mr. Pedro Elster

General Manager

Ecoplast S.A.

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Mr. Pedro Elster

Mr. Pedro Elster

General Manager

Ecoplast S.A.

AGENDA SESSION

Chairman’s Welcome & Introduction

Day 2 [Wed 05, June], at 08:30 AM

PROFILE

Will update soon
Mrs. Angélica González

Mrs. Angélica González

Innovation Manager

Integrity SA

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Mrs. Angélica González

Mrs. Angélica González

Innovation Manager

Integrity SA

AGENDA SESSION

PET THERMOFORM MARKETS PROSPECT IN SOUTH AMERICA

Day 2 [Wed 05, June], at 08:35 AM

PROFILE

Will update soon
Mr. Nathan Pincheira G.

Mr. Nathan Pincheira G.

Chief Economist

FYNSA

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Mr. Nathan Pincheira G.

Mr. Nathan Pincheira G.

Chief Economist

FYNSA

AGENDA SESSION

ECONOMIC OUTLOOK IN SOUTH AMERICA

Day 1 [Tue 04, June], at 01:45 PM

PROFILE

Will update soon