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3rd World Elastomer Summit

Date: 9th March 2016 - 10th March 2016 Location: Dusseldorf - Germany

ACI’s 3rd World Elastomer Summit will address the key issues faced by the fundamental shift of global C4 olefins and elastomer markets. It will also give an insight on the mature butadiene producing markets across the globe. The conference will focus on existing, developing and potential projects across the world. This edition will explore elastomers for not only tyre production, but specialised elastomers for automotive, medical & everyday use. The ideal opportunity for establishing new business and innovation in the rubber industry.


9th March 2016
10th March 2016
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Renaissance Düsseldorf Hotel
Noerdlicher Zubringer 6
Düsseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia 40470 Germany
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+49 211 62160
  • Evaluating the Internal & External Factors Influencing the Global Industries
  • Current Regulatory Guidelines Impacting Elastomer Manufacturers
  • Exploring Novel Elastomer Applications
  • Innovations in Materials & Additives
  • E-SBR & S-SBR: New Developments on the Radar
  • Trends in Transport & Automotive Industries
  • Tyre Industry Focus: Market Outlook & Developments
  • Bio-derived Elastomer Sustainability Developments

Borealis Polymers Oy | Evonik Industries AG | ORGKHIM | Dynasol | Braskem Netherlands | Krahn Chemie GmbH | Lanxess International SA | Nynas | Ergon Refining Inc | Elastopole | Invista S.a.r.l | Styron Europe | Sulzer Chemtech | Trans Ocean | PIRELLI TYRE S.p.A. | YACCO | Mitsui Chemicals Europe GmbH | Smithers Rapra | Repsol | Tun Abdul Razak Research Centre (TARRC) | LMC International | Wageningen UR Food & Biobased Research | SteDaPa Consulting | Shroff S.R. Rotary Institute of Chemical Technology | RECIPNEU | VMI-Group | BlackBear Carbon | Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) | Synthos | AkzoNobel Functional Chemicals BV | Cooper Tire Europe | Michelin | CPE Lyon | LRCCP | MITAS | Global Bioenergies | MCCP France | Bridgestone Technical Center Europe S.p.A | Huntsman Polyurethanes | Tomra Sorting NV | Technip |  and many more!

Stephen Pask, Elastomer Portfolio Manager, SABIC

Herman Dikland, Head Of Speciality Elastomers, Lanxess  

Gianni Girotti, Head Of Green Chemistry R&D Projects, Versalis

Malte Wohlfahrt, Leader ESBR/BR Synthetic Rubber, Trinseo Deutschland GmbH

Ger Vroomen, Senior Market Manager Automotive, Teknor Apex 

Ronan Rocle, Business Development Manager, Global Bioenergies 

Gerhard Karall, CEO, Startech Advanced Materials

Chris Twigg, Director, BlackBear Carbon 

Patrick Ellis, Associate Consultant, Smithers Rapra 

Louise Halpin, Managing Director, Chemical Inspection And Regulation Services Ltd

John Marcantonio, Group Manager Petroleum, Chemicals & Energy, Jacobs Consultancy

Ceren Öney, R&D Engineer, Arçelik

Daved Cohen, Editor, Petrochemicals, Platts 

Paul Settles, Senior Research Economist, LMC International 

Roberto Ribeiro, President, Townsend Solutions


If you would like to be considered as a speaker for the event with a 30-45 minute presentation, please submit an abstract for consideration to:

Jasmine Okure

+44 (0)20 3141 0647


Ergon International

Securing Your Supply Chain

Founded in Jackson, Mississippi in 1954, Ergon companies possess decades of experience as manufacturers of high-quality specialty oil products, and more than 60 years in petroleum-related activities. Ergon has grown to become a sophisticated network of companies operating under six primary business segments: Refining & Marketing, Asphalt & Emulsions, Transportation & Terminaling, Oil & Gas, Real Estate, and Corporate & Other. In total, Ergon employs more than 2,600 people worldwide.

Ergon Refining, Inc., owns and operates the world’s largest naphthenic refinery in Vicksburg, Mississippi, USA, with an annual capacity of over 1.2 million tonnes and growing. Its wide slate of products includes naphthenic process and base oils, electrical insulating oils and Group I bright stock, among others.

Ergon’s refined products are marketed and distributed worldwide via strategically positioned storage terminals, facilitating consistent, secure supply throughout North and South America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia.


ACI has put together a range of packages to suit your requirements. These range from branding options, to full scale partner solutions and can be tailored to meet your objectives and budgets.

If you are launching a new product or service and wish to gain visibility and brand recognition within your industry, contact us today!

For commercial opportunities, please contact:

Barrington Ellis

+44 20 3141 0628


Chemical Search

Founded in 2000, Chemical Search International, www.chemicalsearch.co.uk, specialises in specialist executive search and career development for the global chemical sector and value-chain; polymers, materials, natural resources and biosciences. Our consultants are exceptionally experienced sector professionals, leveraged by an advisory board of industry experts. This provides an unrivalled understanding of our clients’ needs and the ability to find better candidates, faster. We also own www.chempeople.com. This is an exclusive worldwide network of chemicals and related professionals and we invite you to join us.

Gupta Verlag

Dr. Gupta Verlag (Dr. Gupta Publishing) is an owner run German publishing house since 1994. Publishing technical magazines and books for the polymer industry.Most of our readers come from the automotive, construction, shoe and furniture industries.



Gummi Fasern Kunststoffe GAK Logo

GAK (Gummi Fasern Kunststoffe) is a specialised German journal, published monthly, covering topics about rubber, fibres, and plastics. It reaches more than 10,000 readers worldwide – professionals and interested persons looking for competent information in these areas.


Rubber Fibres Plastics (RFP)

RFP (Rubber Fibres Plastics) is the version of GAK (Gummi Fasern Kunststoffe) for the English-speaking world with four issues per year, covering in condensed form topics around rubber, fibres, and plastics. It reaches more than 5,000 readers worldwide – professionals and interested persons looking for competent information in these areas.


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TPE Magazine international is the world’s first and only technical magazine dedicated exclusively to thermoplastic elastomers and the industries involved in the production and the processing of this versatile group of materials.
The magazine is published with 4 issues per year and the core focuses on technical and scientific papers. Along with these come latest company and product news, reports about trade shows and conferences, events, personnel changes, book reviews, and market reports



MACPLAS (technical magazine for the plastics and rubber industry) is published bimonthly with the support of ASSOCOMAPLAST (Italian Plastics and Rubber Processing Machinery and Moulds Manufacturers’ Association), by the commercial company PROMAPLAST srl.
MACPLAS (Italian edition) has been published for 39 years and nowadays is the leading magazine in the plastics & rubber industry according to its circulation (7,000 copies) and distribution in Italy.

PROMAPLAST srl publishes also The International edition of MACPLAS that is scheduled in local languages concurrently with specialized fairs taking place in several areas all over the world on the occasion of collective Italian participations.



Packaging Herald is a state-of-the-art B2B magazine about news and contemporary trends in the packaging industry and related fields. Every two months it gives practical tips for daily business and provides readers with innovation insights. Its mission is to create communication and an information exchange platform for all participating parties that deal with packaging and related services: the packaging users, the packaging producers, packaging technology providers, designers, service partners and retailers.

The digital version of the magazine is distributed to 7200 registered readers. 63% of which are packaging users from various industries. They are usually decision makers in charge of vendor selection and corporate strategy including research and development. Therefore, each presentation in our magazine is a targeted form of promotion. It is a unique chance to raise the awareness of your product or service. The digital version of the catalogue can be downloaded from www.packagingherald.cz and readers have unlimited access to the magazine archive. The portal www.packagingherald.cz  also offers segment news on a daily basis. We also publish fortnightly online newsletter.



ChemistryViews.org (www.ChemistryViews.org) is a comprehensive free-to-view news and information site with an associated scientific magazine, ChemViews. It is provided by ChemPubSoc Europe, an organization of 16 European chemical societies. The site offers news, commentary, opinion, and additional feature material from leading authors to the global chemistry community as well as educational material.


PlasticPortal.eu® is a business portal for the professionals in the plastics industry in Czech and Slovak republic. The purpose of the portal is a comprehensive support for managers in carrying out tasks associated with increasing sales, supplies the best solution in the field of raw materials, machines and equipment, company promotion and human resources seeking.



China Plastic & Rubber Journal (CPRJ

With accumulated database of 636,772 plastics members, the China Plastic & Rubber Journal (CPRJ) is a leading B2B media pioneer which has been delivering comprehensive market news and providing unique insights into the plastics and rubber industry for 33 years.
Appointed as the Official Media of CHINAPLAS, Asia’s No.1 Plastics and Rubber Trade Fair, CPRJ provides a full range of communication channels — print magazines, eBook, website, weekly eNews, mobile App and international conferences that help create valuable business opportunities for advertisers.


Global Energy World one of the ASD Media Group websites and brings news on the latest developments and contracts for professionals in the traditional and new (renewable) Energy market.

ASD Media serves professionals in markets like Energy, Aerospace, Life Sciences, and Defense by bringing them news, intelligence (market research reports and data, ASDReports), and interaction opportunities, like conferences and trainings (ASDEvents). Our news websites ASDNews.com for the Aerospace and Defense market and GlobalEnergyWorld.com for the Energy market are bringing the latest contracts and development news.

We started in 2002 and our mission is still the same: providing professionals with key market news, high quality market intelligence, and opportunities to meet people and to exchange information. ASD Media is managed by the founders Jol HoeveHans Dijkstra, and Stefan Koopman. More information is available at the ASD Media website.


Rubber International

T.R.I. Global Co., Ltd has been established by a group of the world largest NR producers and exporters in Thailand since 1998 by launching 1st issue of The Rubber International Magazine circulated to readers worlwide. Subsequently, it has been followed by another magazine namely Yang Thai Magazine for supporting the local rubber industry development. Both are monthly published for servicing to readers from upstream to downstream rubber industries to date.

Several activities such as production of the related rubber text books, organizing various training courses, conferences and rubber international events for i.e. APEST- Asia Pacific Elastomer  Science and Technology and 1st ASEAN Plus 3 Rubber Conference & Exhibition and etc.

The company is also provides services of all necessary information concerning rubber industry to those investors who want to invest in rubber industry especially in this region. If all above information are required please contact director@rubbmag.com and for more details please visit our website : www.rubbmag.com

Balkans.com Business News is a prominent and recognized voice for business globally. As a Balkans business resource, we provide up-to-date daily news and weekly reviews, market research, financial reports, company news linking and database of companies who do business in Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, FYR Macedonia, Greece, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia and Turkey. In addition, our notable industry news section provides detailed information on business happenings for over 30 specific industries. Our readers are high-level executives, business leaders, educational institutions, investors, business owners and government institutions throughout the world.

The business-only website in English, Serbian and Greek keeps our readers up-to-date with its comprehensive coverage of the region, in-depth analysis of industries and business opportunities, interviews with business leaders, special reports and a searchable database.



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