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. 

 
Exhibitors included:
Farrel Pomini

FARREL POMINI is a global leader in the research, design and manufacturing of compounding systems for highly filled, shear and temperature sensitive polymer applications.  Our equipment allows for superior energy and maintenance efficiencies, high on-stream time and an accelerated return on investment.

Principle products include: CP Series II™ Compact Processor, CPeX® the Laboratory Compact Processor, FCM™ Continuous Mixer (including the UMSD), FMP™ Farrel Melt Pump, Underwater Pelletizers and Hot Fed Extruders. 

We also offer a portfolio of aftermarket solutions including project engineering, process optimization & customer demonstration facilities, remanufacturing services and genuine spare parts ensuring our customers protect their capital investment, improve operating efficiencies and, ultimately, their profitability.  

FARREL POMINI has two Process Laboratories and Customer Demonstration Facilities where customers can evaluate their formulations on FARREL POMINI equipment under lifelike conditions allowing customer to purchase equipment with confidence.

FARREL POMINI is the business unit of HF Mixing Group dedicated to Continuous Mixing equipment.  HF Mixing Group is comprised of Harburg Freudenberger GmbH, Farrel Corporation and Pomini Rubber & Plastics Srl. Principle locations include the USA, UK, Italy, Germany and Singapore.  



Conference


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. 

Speakers included:

 



Attending companies


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

 

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