The Plastics Recycling World Expo is a must-attend event, here's why.

The Plastics Recycling World Expo will provide the opportunity to meet leading suppliers to plastics recyclers offering the full range of sorting, washing, size reduction and recycling equipment as well as materials, additives, and relevant services.

Why you should visit:

  • Source new systems, technologies and solutions from 250+ exhibitors
  • Network with other stakeholders within your industry 
  • Increase your technical knowledge through training seminars, business debates, and industry panels
  • Take advantage of the venue’s central location with Germany's industrial heartland
  • Put your questions to the experts in a face-to-face environment
  • Stay up-to-date with new challenges and opportunities within the plastics recycling industry

Located in the heart of Essen

The Plastics Recycling World Expo benefits from the MESSE ESSEN's modern exhibition halls, excellent access, plentiful on-site car parking, and a range of hotels within short walking distance.

Conveniently located in the heart of German’s Ruhr Valley, Essen is readily accessible by car and public transport from major industrial hubs in Germany, Benelux, France and beyond. In addition, it is just a 20-minute drive from Düsseldorf airport. Making the same journey by train takes under 60 minutes and costs less than €10.


Exhibitors

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Speakers

Edward Kosior
Nextek
Managing Director

Edward Kosior received a Bachelor of Applied Chemistry and Diploma of Education from Melbourne University and Masters of Engineering Science in Polymer Engineering from Monash University Australia.

Edward is an Honorary Professor at Brunel University London, at the Wolfson Materials Processing Centre; also Fellow of The Society of Plastics Engineers; Fellow of Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce ;.

Edward Kosior has been active as an innovator in polymer technology for the past 40 years both within universities, recycling enterprises and as Founder and Managing Director of Nextek Ltd, which has offices in UK, Australia and India.

He holds several patents for the recycling plastics and been instrumental in the introduction of recycled plastics into food packaging in Europe and Australia (PET, HDPE and PP).

His goals are to help preserve and improve the natural environment through novel technologies that reduce waste generation and increase the closed loop economy that promotes high efficiencies in the use of limited resources and truly sustainable materials.

He is also working on mitigating plastics in oceans and encouraging adoption of science and best practices in avoiding the environmental problems facing developing countries.

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