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» Event Type: Conferencia

» Place: Novotel Barcelona City

» Country: España

» Start Date: 21/10/2014

» End Date: 22/10/2014

» More Information

ADDCOM is taking place from 21-22 October 2014 at the Novotel Barcelona City, Spain and will consist of 2 days of high level presentations and unrivalled networking opportunities.

ADDCOM features two parallel tracks devoted to plastics additives and compounding, allowing delegates to choose the most relevant sessions for their business needs. The conference will bring together plastics additives suppliers, material producers, compounders, researchers and end users from across the supply chain to focus on industry challenges and to share their knowledge about new materials and processing technologies that will improve existing application performance and material selections.
This is teamed with an unrivalled calibre of speakers from across industry and academia, providing networking and business exchange opportunities that one should expect from a market leading event.

ADDCOM 2014 conference will include sessions on:
Plastics Additives

  • Case studies of plastic additives for use in the automotive, packaging and electronics industries

  • Global and European market outlook

  • Improving productivity and lowering costs through high performance additives

  • Additive technologies for environmentally sustainable plastics

  • Innovations in property enhancing additives

  • Key market developments and opportunities for additives in new end user applications


Plastics Compounding

  • Case studies from the automotive, packaging and electronics industries - what do they require from our compounds now and in the future?

  • Global and European market outlook

  • Regulation affecting our supply chain

  • Incorporation of recycled material in compounding processes

  • Compounding biopolymers and biogenetic material

  • Enhancing material performance through compounding with graphene, long-fibre reinforcements and advanced colours

  • Process optimisation in the compounding plant


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