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Biobased Coatings Europe 2020

Date: 17th June 2020 - 18th June 2020 Location: Rotterdam - The Netherlands

ACI’s Biobased Coatings Europe 2020 taking place on 17th & 18th June in Rotterdam, The Netherlands will bring together senior executives and experts from the coatings industry, policy makers, consultants, technology innovators and leading market analysts to discuss the latest challenges and developments within the industry.

The two day event will give you an insight to the industry`s latest policy evaluations and, while focusing largely on developments within the coatings industry in Europe, will also concentrate on updates and future forecasts on supply and demand of the key world markets. By highlighting the sector’s current major challenges and opportunities the conference will provide a holistic outlook on market trends and drivers and will allow attendees to benefit from excellent networking opportunities with their senior level peers.

Also, during the afternoon of Tuesday 16th of  June 2020, a day prior to the conference, limited number of conference delegates will receive the unique opportunity to visit Croda’s Gouda facility.

There is no extra charge to attend the site visit, but spaces are strictly limited and allocated to conference delegates on a first-come, first-served basis, so it’s highly recommended to book your place early to guarantee availability.


17th June 2020
18th June 2020
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Justine Matthys – Content
+44 20 3141 0624
Dimitri Pavlyk – Marketing, Sales & Media Partnerships
+44 (0) 20 3141 0627
Krisztina Gyulavári – Sponsorship
+1 929 331 6835
Jayme Burns – Logistics
+44 (0) 203 141 0640


We will confirm the venue approximately 4-6 weeks before the event to ensure we find the most suitable space because numbers can vary dramatically. There will be a discounted accommodation rate for conference attendees.
Rotterdam, Netherlands

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During the afternoon of Tuesday 16th of  June, a day prior to the conference, limited number of conference delegates will receive the unique opportunity to visit Croda’s Gouda facility.

Located next to the city centre of Gouda, Croda Netherland is the largest manufacturing site of Croda, supplying a range of natural based specialities and oleo chemicals to a wide range of customers from different industries.


There is no extra charge to attend the site visit, but spaces are strictly limited and allocated to conference delegates on a first-come, first-served basis, so it’s highly recommended to book your place early to guarantee availability.

If you would like to be considered as a speaker for the event with a 20-30 minute presentation, please submit an abstract for consideration to:

Justine Matthys

Tel: +44 (0)203 141 0612

Email: [email protected]

Dr. Michel Tielemans, Associate Research Fellow, Allnex

Saskia Beuck, Senior Project Manager CAS New Techologies, Covestro Deutschland 

Jessica Hoffmann, Product Manager Oleo Chemicals, Alberdink Boley GmbH

Hendrik Ahrens, Technical Application Manager, Clariant

Hironori Matsushima, R&D Manager, Ink and Coating Resins EMEA, Lawter

Joey Bosmans, Coating Engineer, Sirris Smart Coating Lab

Rene Saint Loup, Manager of Performance Materials Technical Teams, Roquette

Olivier Choulet, President, Ecoat S.A.S

Roger Blokland, Senior Business Development Manager, TNO

Dr. Christophe Cheikh, Senior Technical Service Manager, Wacker Chemie AG

Dr. Jacco van Haveren, Programme Manager Biobased Chemicals and Fuels, Wageningen Food & Biobased Research

Sabine Amberg-Schwab, Head Functional Coatings, Fraunhofer-Institut Für Silicatforschung ISC

Senior Representative, Sappi Europe


  • Chemicals companies
  • Suppliers/Distributors of biobased products
  • Original Equipment Manufacturers
  • Consultants
  • Regulatory and Policy Officers
  • Solution Providers
  • R&D Scientists
  • Registration Specialists
  • Global Business/Commercial Directors
  • Solution Providers
  • Technology Providers
  • Technical Managers
  • Manufacturers of bio based products
  • Agricultural cooperatives and raw material traders
  • Agro-industrials
  • Equipment suppliers for the chemical industry
  • Engineering, Consulting & Investment companies


Engineering Inspired by Nature: DuPont BioMaterials: Leading the Sustainable Transformation of the Global Economy

Bio-based materials are part of a revolution that will help us build a more sustainable and satisfying life. They are renewably sourced without compromising performance or value. The possible applications are limited only by our collective imagination, which has no end. What you see here is just the beginning. Welcome to a new age of progress with biomaterials from DuPont.

DuPont Biomaterials is continuing our heritage of leadership in sustainable materials innovation as we bring world-class science and engineering to the global marketplace, focused on partnerships with forward-thinkers to promote the new bioeconomy.

Everything we do affects our environment. At DuPont Biomaterials, we’re dedicated to finding ways to enhance the quality of life through high-performance, competitively priced materials while progressively reducing the environmental impacts of industry.

Our ultimate goal is to be an important part of the circular economy, one in which products are made to be made again, where the system is powered by renewable energy, where the process itself is responsible and restorative.

This, to us, is progress. And eco-efficiency is a practical way to achieve the world we wish for.





Roquette is a global leader in plant-based ingredients and a pioneer of new vegetal proteins.

In collaboration with its customers and partners, the Group addresses current and future societal challenges by unlocking the potential of Nature to offer the best ingredients for Food, Nutrition and Health markets. Each of these ingredients responds to unique and essential needs, and they enable healthier lifestyles.

Thanks to a constant drive for innovation and a long-term vision, the Group is committed to improving the well-being of millions of people all over the world while taking care of resources and territories. Roquette also provides high performing, innovative and sustainable plant-based solutions for industrial applications.

Roquette currently operates in over 100 countries, has a turnover of around 3.5 billion euros and employs 8,600 people worldwide.



BCH has been supporting its customers as a wholesaler of chemicals offering a broad range of chemical raw materials and auxiliary substances with a focus on paints and coatings. We have developed into a strong and reliable trading partner for our customers. By pursuing a vertical integration approach, we ensure individualized solutions and actively support product development. Deeply rooted in the chemical industry, our know-how is based on a sound professional and scientific expertise and long-standing experience. We are particularly proud of being a co-developer of bio-based acrylates. Over the years, we have established a worldwide network of carefully selected suppliers and
partners to be able to quickly and flexibly respond to our customers’ needs at any time.



Croda is a producer and supplier of natural based specialities and oleo chemicals to a wide range of customers from different industries. Croda Netherlands is the largest manufacturing site of Croda and located in the city of Gouda. The Research and Development, Marketing and Sales department for our Smart Materials business are located here as well. In Gouda, Croda produces a variety of bio-based raw materials, that are used in coatings, adhesives, lubricants, personal care and sealants as well process aids such as slip and release agents for the plastics industry. The site is continuously working on improving the sustainable footprint. A bio-fermentation plant for power generation, a clean water treatment facility to lower water consumption and a solar roof, in cooperation with the neighbourhood are good examples of this.


SCHÜTZ is a leading international producer of high-quality transport packaging (IBCs, PE and steel drums) and offers custom-made solutions for the individual supply chain optimization.


A global company with over €2.1 billion revenue, allnex is a leading producer of coating resins and additives for industrial, protective, automotive and special purpose coatings and inks, a.o. We also supply materials to the construction, composites and manufacturing markets. With 33 manufacturing facilities, 23 research and technology support centers and 5 joint ventures, the allnex group is present on four continents and serves customers in over 100 countries.  We are recognized as a specialty chemicals pioneer and offer an extensive range of products including innovative liquid resins and additives, radiation cured and powder coating resins and additives and crosslinkers for use on wood, metal, plastic, and other surfaces. Our products cater to multiple end-user segments, including Automotive, Industrial, Packaging Coating and Inks, Protective, Consumer Electronics & Industrial Plastics and Specialty Architectural.


Sappi is a global diversified woodfibre company focused on providing dissolving wood pulp, specialities and packaging papers, printing and writing papers, as well as biomaterials and biochemical to our direct and indirect customer base across more than 150 countries.

Sappi is headquartered in Johannesburg, South Africa, with over 12,000 employees and manufacturing facilities in nine countries.

Sappi works closely with customers to provide relevant and sustainable wood fibre-based products. Our product ranges serve the fashion, FMCG, cosmetic, pharmaceutical, industrial, agricultural and marketing sectors. Our customers rely on us for technical, operational and market expertise. As a natural resource-based company Sappi is a sustainable supply chain partner and an attractive investment for investors looking for an alternative to fossil fuel-based materials. Sappi Biotech concentrates on unlocking further value derived from trees, by developing new revenue opportunities for the bio-based product streams extracted at our mills.

Creating shared value is fundamental to our business. Through the power of One Sappi we are committed to collaborating and partnering with stakeholders. We aim to be a trusted and sustainable organisation with an exciting future in woodfibre.





Lawter is a company strong in pine chemicals and built on products developed using pine chemical resources. A leading global supplier to the graphic arts, adhesives, specialty coatings, aroma chemicals and the synthetic rubber industries.




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:

Kristina Gyulavari

Tel: +36 308550782

Email: [email protected]


We were pleased to welcome such a great wealth of companies representing the entire industry value chain at European Biobased Coatings 2019!

140+ senior executives & experts that joined us on 19th & 20th June 2019 in Dusseldorf, Germany included AGRANA Staerke GmbH * Aimplas * AkzoNobel Decorative Coatings * Allessa GmbH * Alberdingk Boley * Asahi Kasei Europe GmbH * Baril Coatings BV * BCH Brühl – Chemikalien Handel GmbH   * Borchers GmbH * Borregaard AS * Braskem * Brightplus Oy * CAPAROL Farben Lacke Bautenschutz GmbH * Cargill * CH-Polymers * Chromaflo Technologies Europe B.V. * Cosun Research & Development * Covestro Deutschland AG * Danish Technological Institute * De Monchy * DSM Resins BV * DuPont De Nemours Deutschland GmbH * ECO INTELLIGENT GROWTH, S.L * Elementis Services GmbH * Emerell AG * EOC Belgium * Eva-Tec * Evonik Resource Efficiency GmbH * JIN DUN Industrial GmbH * Jotun AS * IMCD Deutschland GmbH & Co. KG *  Industria Chimica Adriatica SpA * INDUSTRIELACK AG * INNOVIA FILMS * ITENE * Fraunhofer IFAM * Fraunhofer-Institut Für Silicatforschung ISC * Futamura Chemical UK * The Dow Chemical Company * Greif Packaging Germany GmbH * Gustav Grolman GmbH & Co. KG * Henkel Italia S.r.l. * Holland Colours * Kao Corporation S.A. * Keyser & Mackay * KRAHN Chemie Deutschland GmbH * Lawter Capital Bv. * L. Brüggemann GmbH & Co. KG * Lubrizol * Lehmann&Voss&Co * Marubeni Europe Plc * May-Melnhof Karton GmbH * Michelman SARL * Milano University * Mondi Coating Steti A.s. * Omnova * Orineo  * PROVIRON FUNCTIONAL CHEMICALS NV * Polymer Technology Group Eindhoven B.V. * RAVAGO CHEMICALS * Roquette * Oleon NV * Sappi * Schmid Rhyner AG * Stahl Europe B.V. * Stahl Iberica * S.L.Teknos A/S * TRINSEO EUROPE GmbH * Sapici * SCHÜTZ GmbH & Co. KGaA * The Sherwin-Williams Company * Södra Innovation and New Business * Stora Enso * Suzano S/A * Synthopol Chemie Synthomer Deutschland GmbH * Tikkurila Oyj * TNO / Biorizon * UPM-Kymmene Oyj * Vincentz Network GmbH & Co.KG * Vito NV * Wacker Chemie and Yara International AS.


Biobased Coatings Europe 2020 - Conference Pass (inc. documentation package)£1,425.00Inclusive of £270 early bird discount, valid only until 28th February. Standard rate - £1,695

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