€799 - €1099
Alix Reeves, Senior Conference Producer
+44 (0) 1939 252460
Coinciding with K 2013.
Sixteen years ago Smithers Rapra launched the first conference tailored to the specific needs of the TPE industry, where delegates could connect with key decision makers and technical experts directly involved in the thermoplastic elastomers sector and hear innovative, application-driven papers from the market leaders.
Sixteen years on, Smithers Rapra's now world renowned TPE conference still aims to do just that. TPE loog
Taking place in Dusseldorf on 15-16 October 2013 and featuring a range of highly topical papers, the focus for this year's event will be end-use applications.
Whatever tier of the supply chain you occupy, whether you are a TPE processor, medical grade supplier, sports goods designer or an automotive parts manufacturer, the last few years are likely to have been tough for business. However the expanding automotive production industry of Eastern Europe, increased use of TPEs in the emerging markets of India, China and Brazil and the ongoing push for the use lighter weight materials in the automotive sector are all playing a part to significantly boost TPE demand and there is now optimism for new materials, technologies and applications.
With representation from the major TPE material suppliers and compounders from across the world, TPE 2013 once again promises you innovative, application-driven papers from the TPE market leaders, unparalleled networking opportunities and access to Europe's key industry players. For end-users of TPE, this represents an ideal forum to achieve the multi-tier collaboration capabilities and information needed to influence the performance of the materials of the future.
Building on the success of the 2007 and 2010 events, we are organising the 2013 event to coincide with the world famous K Fair taking place at the Messe Dusseldorf from 16-23 October. Smithers Rapra's TPE conference will take place at the Hotel Nikko, Dusseldorf, just a short distance from the Messe enabling delegates to combine both events.
This exclusive MS Excel database contains all the companies from Plastics News' ranking of top North American Recyclers and Brokers by reprocessed volume and also includes a directory with materials processes, services offered and company contact information. Data is based on primary research by PN editorial staff.Learn more
GROWTH, OPPORTUNITY IN SIGHT FOR INJECTION MOLDERS IN 2014
In the wake of the economic turbulence earlier in this decade, molders today find themselves in much better shape. Molders are gaining a competitive advantage by investing in people, equipment and seeking inroads into new markets on a global scale.
Growth in the injection molding industry is going to be driven by low financing costs and a continued move to reshore some business.
This report highlights the impact of shale-based natural gas on the North American plastics market and features an in-depth analysis of production trends in the United States during 2013 and a forecast for 2014 and beyond.Learn more
September 10, 2014 - September 12, 2014Plastics Caps & Closures 2014
January 14, 2015 - January 14, 2015Plastics in Automotive
February 4, 2015 - February 6, 2015Plastics News Executive Forum 2015More Events