Event postponed to 7-8 October 2020
Due to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, AMI has taken the decision to postpone the Compounding World Expo, Plastics Extrusion World Expo, Polymer Testing World Expo and Plastics Recycling World Expo to 7-8 October 2020.
The health and safety of all show participants is our top priority, as well as ensuring we meet with the needs of all our customers.
We look forward to welcoming you to Essen, Germany later this year.
The Plastics Recycling World Expo will return to the MESSE ESSEN in Germany from 7-8 October 2020.
This event brings together professionals from across the plastics recycling industry for two days of networking, knowledge sharing and innovation. Your free ticket provides admission to the largest concentration of plastics recycling related exhibits
in Europe including access to the co-located events: Plastics Extrusion World Expo, Polymer Testing World Expo and Compounding World Expo. As well as 5 focused conference theatres – each with a busy two-day program of technical presentations, seminars,
industry debates and exclusive networking events.
Editor, Plastics Recycling World Magazine
David is a business editor who has worked at leading international publications, including European Plastics News, PRW, Metal Bulletin and Petroleum Economist.
In an editorial career which started in 1991, his experience in addition to business journalism has covered international conferences and exhibitions, as well as awards and other events.
From 2003 to 2017, David worked on PRW and European Plastics News (relaunched as Plastics News Europe), leading publications and online news services for plastics manufacturers. The two publications were sold by Emap to Crain Communications in 2007. He also played an integral part in the launch of successful events, including Plastics Design & Moulding exhibition, Product Design + Innovation conference and Plastics Recycling Show Europe.
David’s knowledge of other global industries comes from eight years of experience as an editor on metals and mining publication Metal Bulletin, and a three-year spell writing about the oil and gas industries for Petroleum Economist.
He attained a BA in English Language and Literature from King’s College London, University of London.
7 October 10:15-11:00
The impact of current and future regulations for the plastics recycling industry: including the EU sponsored Circular Plastics Alliance (CPA), eco-modulation of EPR fees, single use plastics and the Circular Economy Package
7 October 14:50-15:35
Creating a culture of recycling: exploring solutions to increase plastic recycling rates and sustainability
8 October 10:15-11:00
The future of plastic packaging recycling - what further hurdles still need to be overcome?
EuPC (European Plastics Converters)
Export Area Manager
Ignacio Franco Costas
Sogapol (member of Group Valtalia)
Recycling and Recovery, BeNeLux-Germany, Director Business Innovation
Casper van der Meer
Industrial Design Engineer and Co-founder
Better Future Factory
Global Positioning and Advocacy Circular Economy
Founder and CEO
Ecowise Waste Management
EXPRA (Extended Producer Responsibility Alliance)
External Affairs Director
Director, EHS Regulatory
Steptoe & Johnson
- Co-located conferences to run the day before the North American plastics expos
- Over 250 exhibitors sign up for expanded plastics exhibitions in Cleveland, Ohio
- New dates announced for plastics industry expos in Essen
- Exhibitor Interview: Bühler
- Exhibitor Interview: Vecoplan
- Exhibitor Interview: Fimic