European Masterbatch Summit 2019

Dusseldorf, Germany

Our European Masterbatch Summit, taking place in Dusseldorf, Germany, on the 15th & 16th of May 2019.

With the new European Directive on plastic waste & circular economy targets, and the necessity for recyclable and sustainable plastics, the Masterbatch industry is facing changes in the near future. It will not only have to adapt to them, but also work together with other players in the industry, to meet those targets and thrive.

All these changes and more in the industry, will be addressed at our European Masterbatch Summit, taking place in Dusseldorf, Germany, on the 15th & 16th of May 2019.

The conference will also discuss how to overcome negative perceptions of specific substances using guidelines; how innovation will help the Masterbatch industry thrive; tailor masterbatches for specific industries; as well as how to prosper in a competitive market.

The European Masterbatch Summit 2019 will bring together senior executives and experts from Masterbatch companies, Equipment & Instrument Producers, Chemical Distributors ,leading service providers, as well as other influential stakeholders from the value chain to discuss the latest challenges and developments making an impact on the industry.

Join us in Dusseldorf for two days of exchanging perspectives, learning and excellent networking opportunities with your peers

Key Topics

  • Current Trends & Innovation in the Masterbatch Industry
  • Changes in EU Plastics Legislation
  • Addressing Recycling and Sustainability Targets for the Plastics Market
  • Comparing Different Production Processes and Machinery in Masterbatch
  • The Role of Masterbatch in the Circular Economy
  • Thriving in a Competitive Masterbatch Market
  • Near Infrared (NIR) Black Colouring: Applications & Potential
  • Tailoring Masterbatches for the Food & Beverage Packaging Industry

Who Will Attend?

  • Masterbatch and Compound Producers
  • Polymer, Additives & Pigment/Dye Producers
  • OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturers, Designers & Specifiers)
  • Converters
  • Equipment & Instrument Producers
  • Chemical Distributors
  • Research & Development Centres

Early Confirmed Speakers

  • Tom Mestdag, European Sales Manager EMEA, Shepherd Color International Inc.
  • Wim De Vos, CEO, Campine
  • Sonja Hansen, Sales & Marketing Director, CONSTAB Polyolefin Additives GmbH
  • Matej Jahnatek, Senior Product Manager, Kompuestos
  • Andrew White, BU Director Paints and Plastics EMEA, FP Pigments
  • Paolo Glerean, Business Development & Public Affairs, Aliplast S.p.A
  • Nalan Onar, Co-Founder, Mine Colours
  • Dr. Pallavi Purwar, Director, BD Plastofilms Pvt Ltd
  • Mauro Buccella, Masterbatch Production and Development Manager, Aquafil S.p.A
  • Radu Baciu, Head of Technical Department, Symphony Environmental
  • Sebastian Lemp, Communications Executive, European Masterbatchers & Compounders
  • David Bucknall, Professor of Materials Chemistry, Heriot-Watt University
  • Markus Dambeck, General Manager, RIGK GmbH
  • Joachim Quoden, Managing Director, Expra
  • Ad van Oorschot, Sales Director, Black Bear Carbon
  • Edward Kosior, Managing Director, Nextek
  • Mike Baxter, External Affairs Director, RPC bpi group


Venue to be confirmed
Dusseldorf, Germany
Event details
Organizer : ACI
Event type : Conference
Reference : ASDE-20254