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 200+ 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.

2021 Exhibitors

2021 Speakers

Ran Sharon
President and CEO

Ran J. Sharon is an entrepreneur and businessman who, for twenty years, has led various ventures from the early concept stage to successful rollout and expansion.

With his affinity for business strategy, persuasive trade tactics, and a strong focus on team cohesion, he oversees the development and global expansion as President and CEO of Clariter - a global clean-tech company whose proprietary technology delivers an innovative solution for the world's plastic waste problem. Rather than recycling, Clariter prefers upcycling post-consumer plastic waste into advanced oils, solvents, and waxes within a uniquely circular economic model.

Previously, Ran founded Kornelius Group, an entrepreneurial investment and consulting business specialising in non-convertible debentures (NCD) companies. In line with Kornelius' expansion, Ran co-founded the IIF Group (formerly, the Internet Investment Fund), a holding and investment company that he later sold.

He frequently lectures at Harvard, London Business School, and elsewhere, on topics related to entrepreneurship, green economy, and effective networking. His activities are spread over Poland, South Africa, the USA, Luxemburg, and Israel.
Ran holds a Doctoral Degree in jurisprudence and political science (1995) from ELTE University, Budapest, Hungary (Doctoral Thesis about "Double Taxation Treaties between Israel, Poland, and Hungary" (With High Honour). He is a graduate of the YPO/LBS Programme (5 years) at the Alumni of London Business School (LBS), London, GB, as well as a graduate of the HBS/YPO PPL programme (13 years) at the Alumni of Harvard Business SCHOOL (HBS), Boston, USA. He is a member of the Young President Organization (YPO) and is the winner of the prestigious Global Best of the Best Award.

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