4,024 visitors | 184 exhibitors | 75 speakers
The launch of Compounding World Expo and Plastics Recycling World Expo in 2018 in Essen, Germany received an overwhelming positive response from the plastics industry. The co-located events created a marketplace for stakeholders from across the supply chain to make new connections, source innovative technology and grow their business. Attendees came away from this event energised from 2 days of networking and learning.
The exhibition hosted over 180 exhibitors demonstrating their latest technology and services from every part of the plastics supply chain from raw materials to end-of-life solutions. Visitors had a combined purchasing budget of over €4.6 billion.
Coperion is the international market and technology leader in compounding systems, feeding technology, bulk materials handling systems and services. Coperion designs, develops, manufactures and maintains systems, machines and components for the plastics, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, food and minerals industries. Within its four divisions – Compounding & Extrusion, Equipment & Systems, Materials Handling and Service – Coperion has 2,500 employees and nearly 30 sales and service companies worldwide. Coperion K-Tron is a brand of Coperion.
Compounding & Extrusion - Manufacturing and seling of Coperion’s leading compounding and extrusion systems. The focus is on the polyolefin industry as well as on engineering plastics and special applications.
Equipment & Systems - Providing components as well as process automation systems and solutions for bulk materials handling, incorporating Coperion K-Tron’s high-quality feeders, pneumatic conveying equipment, supervisory controls and weighing systems. It also plans and installs complete systems and plants and provides integrated packaging solutions.
Materials Handling - Coperion’s worldwide leading materials handling division plans and installs complete systems and plants for manufacturing and processing plastics and chemicals.
Service - This division provides equipment service and parts for each part of the Coperion business: compounding & extrusion, equipment & systems and material handling.
Running alongside the exhibition was the Compounding World Expo and Plastics Recycling World Expo conference, where speakers demonstrated their expertise on the biggest issues facing the industry and their predictions for the future.
Dr. Oliver Frey
Head of Compounding Department
President & CEO
Senior Vice President and General Manager for Europe, Middle East and Africa
Dr. Christof Krogmann
Kingfa Sci & Tech. Europe
Director Marketing & Sales
Senior Vice President and General Manager, Business Unit Masterbatches
VAN SCHERPENZEEL GROUP - part of VEOLIA
Business Development Director
Vice President BU Technical Compounds
These are just some of the hundreds of compounders, processors, recyclers, end-users and brand-owners that were represented in 2018:
Acteco ● Akro Plastic ● Ampacet ● APK ● Asahi Kasei ● Attero ● Autoneum ● Avery Dennison ● Bemis ● Berry Alloc ● Bic ● Bischof + Klein ● Cofresco ● Coca Cola ● Decathlon ● Deltacom Electronics ● DS Smith ● Electrolux ● Galloo Plastics ● Huhtamaki ● Inno-Comp ● Innovia Films ● Interseroh ● Johnson & Johnson ● KraftHeinz ● Lego ● Leoni ● LyondellBasell ● Mars Confectionery ● Mauser Packaging ● Nespresso ● Nestlé ● Nexans ● Oerlikon ● PolyOne ● ProAmpac ● Profine ● Reckitt Benckiser ● Rehau ● Renolit ● Röchling ● RPC-BPI ● Sabic ● Schur Flexibles ● Sogapol ● Taghleef ● Tarkett ● TE Connectivity ● Tetra Pak ● Unilever ● Veka ● Veolia ● Wavin ● and many more