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Conference Programme - 11th European Thermoforming Conference 2018, Rome

Wednesday

March 14th 2018

FUNDAMENTALS OF THERMOFORMING

Training Course for Thin and Thick Gauge

Registration fee: € 275,–

10:00 Thin Gauge Thermoforming

Mark Strachan
12:30 Lunch
13:30–18:00 Heavy Gauge Thermoforming

Marc Ommeslagh
EVENING  

18:30 - 19:30

19:30 - 21:00

Conference Registration

Welcome Reception – A warm welcome to friends and colleagues

Thursday

March 15th 2018

08:30

Conference Registration

GENERAL SESSION

09:00

Welcome to Rome – Conference Introductions & Welcome

Antonio Staffoni, Conference Chair

Gabriel Bernar, Chair ETD 

09:15

TBC

Laurent Benoît Maréchal, Danone, France

10:00

Robots don’t bounce

Matthew Blackmore, Dyson, U.K

10:30

Coffee-Break

11:15

The opportuity of sustainable materials

Gert Jan Gruter, Avantium Univ. Amsterdam, Netherlands

11:45

A Thermoforming Success Story!

Fabian Schmitt, StreetScooter, Germany

12:15

Industry 4.0: work digital for smart thermoform solutions

Jakob von Wolff, Kiefel, Germany

Industry 4.0: the revolution beyond efficiency

Ruggero Frezza, M31, Italy

13:15

Lunch

 

THIN GAUGE SESSION - (parallel with Sponsors presentations)

14:30

Status of PET thermoform recycling in Europe

Paolo Glerean, Aliplast, Italy

14:50

Making Plastics circular

Ton Emans, Plastics Recyclers Europe, Netherlands

15:10

Thermoforming in China

Joeri Devriesere, Vitalo, China

15:40

Coffee-Break

16:10

Reduction of food waste by plastic packaging without wasting the plastic

Christina Busk, Danish Plastics Federation, Denmark

16:40

Trends in Packaging

Thomas Tang, Faerch, Denmark

18:30

Departure for Dinner at Villa Miani

19:00

Conference Dinner and Sponsors’ awarding

14:00 - 16:30

PARALLEL SPONSORS PRESENTATIONS

Heavy Gauge Industries

 

presented by:

Arla Plast
CMS
Frimo
Geiss
MAAC
Plastics Machinery Group
Polycasa
Sekisui SPI
Self
Senoplast

Friday

March 16th 2018

 

HEAVY GAUGE SESSION - (parallel with Sponsors presentations)

08:30

Opening

08:45

Thermoforming – Art – Science: Material Testing

Amit Dharia – Transmit Technology Group, USA

09:15

Why choose Thermoforming to produce Suitcases?

Cristiano Roncato, Roncato, Italy

09:45

How safe is your process? Perception versus reality

Thierry d’Allard, Styl’Monde, France

10:15

Coffee-Break

11:00

Inline coating material – curing with temperature during thermoforming process

Thomas Hoefels, Senco Europe, Austria

11:30

Bonded Buildups: improve strength to weight ratios of thermoplastic components

Karen Brock Amoah, Sekisui, USA
Dennis Kelso, Sekisui SPI, USA

12:00

Presentation of the Winners of theParts Competition

by Michael Py

12:30

Lunch

08:45 - 13:00

PARALLEL SPONSORS PRESENTATIONS

Thin Gauge Industries

 

New Technology Developments for Thermoformers presented by:

Amut Comi
CGP Europe

CMT
GN
Thermoforming
Illig
Kiefel
Kilde Automation
Marbach
Milliken
OMV Polytype
Schobertechnologies
Spartech
Starlinger
Techno-Tool
Termostampi
 

GENERAL SESSION

14:00

Production of Material efficient molded part susing molding air

Fabian Kayatz, Fraunhofer IVV Dresden, Germany

14:30

In Mould Cutting

Marco Lanulfi, Lanulfi, Italy

15:00

Plastic Modular Shelter

Francesco Fiorentini, Safeman Thermoforming / Cannon, Italy

15:30

Closing Remarks

by Antonio Staffoni, Conference Chair and
Hubert Kittelmann, Chair ETD 2018–2020

16:00 Drinks and iPad raffle