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Future of Polyolefins 2017

Date: 18th January 2017 - 19th January 2017 Location: Europe

ACI’s 5th annual Future of Polyolefins Summit will take place in Amsterdam, The Netherlands on 18-19 January 2017.

For this new edition, the conference will give updates on the global polyolefin market and its developments, as well as focusing on feedstock markets & processes developments, and the recycling perspective.

Over the two days, the event will give you in-depth look into polyolefin applications processes and latest technology advancements, through case studies & interactive sessions led by industry experts.

Once again, the conference will bring together senior executive from petrochemical companies, plastic converter, technology providers, chemical intermediate suppliers, researchers, as well as other influential stakeholders amongst the value chain.

Join us in Amsterdam to exchange your point of view with your peers and engage in excellent networking opportunities.



18th January 2017
19th January 2017
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Mohammad Ahsan – Marketing & Delegate Sales
+44 (0) 203 141 0606
Mohammad Ahsan – Marketing & Delegate Sales
+44 (0) 203 141 0606
Mohammad Ahsan – Marketing & Delegate Sales
+44 (0) 203 141 0606


Park Plaza Victoria Amsterdam
Damrak 1-5
Amsterdam, 1012 LG Netherlands

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31 (0) 20 623 4255
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  • Factors Influencing the Petrochemical Industry
  • Legislation & Regulation
  • Feedstock Markets Analysis
  • The European Polyolefins Market
  • Polyolefin Producers & Plastic Converters: Strengthening Relationships & Working towards Innovation Together
  • End Markets: Drivers, Expectations & Forecast
  • Recycling & Recycled Polyolefins
  • Bio-Based & Bio-Degradable Polyolefins
  • Paul Turner, Vice President, LyondellBasell (conference chairman)
  • Dorothee Arns, Executive Director, Petrochemicals Europe
  • Patricia Vangheluwe, Director Consumer & Environmental Affairs, PlasticsEurope
  • Michael Scriba, Managing Director, mtm Plastics
  • Roberto Ribeiro, President, Townsend Solutions
  • Michael McDermott, Senior Analyst, Nexant Energy & Chemicals Advisory, Nexant
  • Maria Ciliberti, VP Polyolefins Marketing & New Business Development, Borealis
  • Krisztina Petrenyine Szabo, Head of Group Petrochemicals Product Management, MOL
  • Andrea Landuzzi, Global Marketing Manager, Solvay
  • Robert Peels, Director, Flostock
  • Karlheinz Hausmann, Global Sustainability Technology Leader, DuPont Packaging & Industrial Polymers, DuPont
  • Dr Achim Grefenstein, Head of Group R&D, Head of CC Polymer Films & Film Laminates, Constantia Flexibles
  • Zoran Davidovski, Vice President Marketing & Innovation, Pipelife
  • Maira Magnani,  Advanced Materials & Processes, Ford
  • Dr Manica Ulcnik-Krump – Head of R&D  BU Recycled Resource, INTERSEROH Dienstleistungs GmbH
  • François de Bie, Senior Marketing Director Bioplastics, Corbion
  • Patrick Zimmermann, Director Marketing & Sales, FKuR


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:


Lauriane Pardoux

+44 (0)20 3141 0632

[email protected]


Solvay has over 60 years of experience in the UV stabilization of polymers, and our innovative additive technologies have helped the plastics industry grow. We focus on understanding the needs of individual customers and markets to continuously develop innovative UV-stabilizer solutions that address specific market and application needs. Our products serve a critical role in effectively enhancing physical properties and in preventing color fade, surface crazing and gloss loss in plastic and coatings. Our global technical support team partners with customers to understand specific application requirements and identify solutions that will help polymers last longer and perform better.




NJC Europe Limited
is a wholly owned subsidiary of New Japan Chemical (NJC) Company Ltd.  NJC are recognised as the inventors of acetal sorbitol chemistry and have throughout the years offered solutions to the ever-changing polypropylene industry.

NJC are the only global company offering the full range of acetal sorbitol clarifiers for polypropylene random copolymers and homopolymers.

With sales offices, technical centres and local warehousing facilities in Japan, Europe and the USA, NJC are strategically placed to meet customers’ demands.

Under trade names such as Geniset®, Gel All® & RiKAFAST®, tailored made products have been developed to enhance the many applications of polypropylene.

Geniset D.   A cost-effective clarifier suitable as an economic solution for low melt index random copolymer.

Geniset MD.  An excellent clarifier used extensively in houseware and medical (syringes) applications.

Geniset DXR.  Universally recognised as the “work horse” in clarifying polypropylene.  Offers excellent clarity and gloss in a wide range of grades.

RiKAFAST EDXP & RiKAFAST EDX.  These patented products have been developed to meet the increasing demands of high melt resins.  Both products yield excellent clarity across a wide processing window (190⁰C – 230⁰C) in resins with medium to high melt indexes.

RiKAFAST EDX produces a resin with very low yellowness index and excellent clarity.  Can be used in RACO and Homo-PP to produce aesthetically appealing products.




Milliken & Company is one of the largest privately held textile and chemical manufacturers in the world. Milliken’s strategy is focused on combining textile and chemical technologies in unique ways to serve a vast array of markets.

Milliken employs over 7.000 associates, working in 49 facilities, with business operations and manufacturing locations around the world: Spartanburg, South Carolina; Gent, Belgium; Sao Paulo, Brazil; Singapore and Shanghai.

Milliken Chemical, a division of Milliken & Company, specializes in developing and producing additives for plastics, detergents, and many other applications. Milliken Chemical products are found almost anywhere, in diverse applications, all over the globe.


  • Millad® NX 8000 Clarifying agents, the new standard in clear polypropylene allowing for ultimate clarity, energy savings and high productivity;
  • Hyperform® HPN Nucleating Agents for polyolefins, leading to productivity and barrier improvements along with down gauging opportunities;
  • ClearTint® Colorants, the clearest and brightest colors for clear polypropylene.


For more information: www.millikenchemical.com | [email protected]




BeFlexi is a global flexitank logistics and trade finance services provider operating in 1800 locations worldwide. We are a global team, inspired by common mission to create new market opportunities by inventing innovative logistics solutions. Flexitank transportation and storage solutions help our customers to reduce logistics costs and achieve their business goals in a more efficient way. Our specialists know exactly how to manage any dry or liquid cargo. Based on these requirements our R&D department creates the products which ensure safe cargo transportation and storage. The product excellence is accomplished with sophisticated installation services provided in cooperation with SGS.






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:

Sam Cormack

+44 203 141 0226

[email protected]

  • Oil & Gas / Petrochemicals / chemicals companies
  • Feedstocks / olefins suppliers
  • Chemical & commodity trading
  • Polymer & polyolefin producers
  • End product manufacturers
  • Plastic converters & compounders
  • EPC
  • Technology providers (catalysts manufacturers etc.)
  • Masterbatch suppliers
  • Chemical intermediates suppliers
  • Research centres and institutes
  • Universities
  • Petrochemical / chemical consultants
  • Policy / regulation / environmental institutions and bodies
  • Financial stakeholders: venture capital firms, investment banks, private equity firms


PlasticsEurope is one of the leading European trade associations with centres in Brussels, Frankfurt, London, Madrid, Milan and Paris. We are networking with European and national plastics associations and have more than 100 member companies, producing over 90% of all polymers across the EU28 member states plus Norway, Switzerland and Turkey.

The European plastics industry makes a significant contribution to the welfare in Europe by enabling innovation, creating quality of life to citizens and facilitating resource efficiency and climate protection.

More than 1.5 million people are working in 60,000 companies (mainly small and medium sized companies in the converting sector) to create a turnover above 340 bn EUR per year. The plastics industry includes polymer producers – represented by PlasticsEurope, converters – represented by EuPC – and machine manufacturers – represented by EUROMAP.

For more information: www.plasticseurope.org


Established in1933 the British Plastics Federation is the most powerful voice in the UK plastics industry with over 500 members across the plastics industry supply chain, including polymer producers and suppliers, additive manufacturers, recyclers, services providers, end users, plastics processors and machinery manufacturers.

The BPF promotes the interests of its members and addresses industry wide concerns including the environment, product safety and industrial health & safety.



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.


PlasticPortal.eu® is a portal for the plastics industry in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. The main purpose of the portal is a comprehensive support managers in performing tasks related to sales promotion, finding the best solutions for the purchase of raw materials, machinery, equipment and search of human resources.


Umschlag-EFFL 5-2008_#2

The European Food & Feed Law Review (EFFL) publishes original research articles and analyses the latest developments in European food and feed law. EFFL comprises of specialist essays from scientists and academics, as well as information on national, European, and international food legislation. Topics include: Food Additives, Food Advertising, Food Labelling, Food Supplements, Health Claims, Novel Food, Patented active Ingredients. EFFL strikes a balance between the interests of practitioners and theoretical aspects, and constitutes an excellent forum for public discussion, jurisprudence, and the application of food and feed law.




TEPPFA is the European Plastic Pipes and Fittings Association, consisting of 15 national associations together with 15 companies across Europe manufacturing plastic pipe systems.

Our mission is to:

  • Promote high quality plastic pipe systems through standardisation and quality marks;
  • Drive our industry to continuously improve its sustainable and environmental performance;
  • Communicate effectively across Europe on the benefits of plastic pipe systems.

TEPPFA is the voice of the plastic pipes and fittings industry at EU level and actively contributes to the development of European policies.

Visit TEPPFA website at www.teppfa.eu


Neftegaz.RU is a leading business website for the oil, gas and petrochemical companies in Russia and abroad. It contains up-to date information, news and analytics on Russian and worldwide O&G issues. The database contains more than 23,500 enterprises, more than 145,000 product names, personalities, technical library and the unique photo bank.



Gulf Oil and Gas (GOG) is the gateway to the oil and gas markets in the eastern hemisphere. Gulf Oil and Gas attracts thousands of professional regular visitors each day. With 50% of our audience defining themselves as engineers and another 25% in managerial roles, we deliver a captive audience of professionals responsible for specifying projects and making purchasing decisions. GOG 3D Projects service tracks information for 2000+ projects across the Middle East, Asia and Africa. GOG career centre is dedicated to assisting organizations in building their engineering and technical resources.


Chemical Search

Chemical Search International specialises in global executive recruitment and career development for the chemical sector and related value-chain; resources, polymers and materials. Our team, based in Europe, Americas, Middle East and Asia offers clients top-quality services, penetrating sector experience and the best network in the business. We also own www.chempeople.com, the Chemical Executives Network. Please join us.


Chem Exec

ChemExec is an exciting new professional network serving four closely connected industries – chemicals, natural resources, materials and life sciences. It offers significant advantages over exiting networks – greater focus, unlimited access and more relevant content. In short, faster, simpler networking, just when you need it. Due for launch early 2015.

Register your interest by joining feeder site www.chempeople.com

China Chemical Reporter

China Chemical Reporter – Reliable chemical information provider for the global chemical players – an English magazine and certain databases

CCR offers you a comprehensive range of services and publications, online, PDF and in print, as well as new interactive formats such as query and consulting services.



Worldoils is a company that combines the power of marketing as well as the in-house expertise for the Oil, Gas, Offshore and the Maritime industries. Worldoils’ web portal www.worldoils.com has become a truly central platform for visitors who need information regarding oil and gas products and services, research, training, conferences, news and events as well as a popular advertising base for providers of Oil, Gas, Marine and Offshore services. Worldoils has also launched the jobs system and a marketplace. In the recent months, Worldoils has strengthened its position as a fast developing central place for buying and selling of land rigs, offshore rigs, barge rigs and other oilfield and subsea equipment.



Plastech is the largest and most popular information and business platform designed for plastics and packaging industry.

We are proud to inform that since its foundation in 2002, the Plastech business platform has continuously grown as a branch media player. We have gained the trust of our clients and receivers being a core value for any business and media venture and became a well known brand. We are aware of the responsibility coming from Plastech becoming a leading polish branch business platform gathering branch community. Therefore in our everyday work we pay a strong attention to maintaining and conveying the trust of all users trying to keep the highest level of quality in all our actions.

Plastech – being a branch Internet vortal, is continuously evolving as a business platform. However, the general idea of a free-access business platform operated by specialists and targeting the wide plastics and packaging industry public is not going to change.



PIE – Plastics Information Europe, the well-known newsletter and online portal, boasts daily updated online coverage of the industry’s most important news. PIE offers staff-researched price reports on standard and technical thermoplastics, polyurethanes and PET, as well as industry reports – including market trends and other background articles. Additional attractive features of this website are the opportunity to create personal price reports and individualised polymer price charts.

Providing independent market information, the PIE price indices are accepted throughout the industry and embedded in countless supplier contracts. More than 5,500 European companies already trust in our data and industry coverage.


Christine Halfen
Marketing Manager
phone +49 (0) 6172 9606-12
eMail  [email protected]



Oil Refining Professional Social Network | Refinery Connection | Refinery News | Refinery Jobs | Refinery Services



Polymerupdate is a news and media company headquartered in India that specializes in providing market-moving information and pricing data on petrochemical products and industrial polymers. Backed by years of extensive experience in garnering and providing business-critical content, our information portal is much coveted by a vast readership that spans across 60 countries. Our trusted pricing methodology is considered as a benchmark across South Asia. As part of our sustained efforts to serve our readers better, we have joined hands with Platts—a division of The McGraw-Hill Financial—and have come up with Polymerupdate/Platts Joint Reports designed specifically for the South Asian region. These are weekly scans on PP, PE and PVC. We constantly strive to further enhance the quality of our services by incorporating new ideas and innovation and are the first in the world to develop mobile applications for polymer news feeds, prices and reports. Our services are now available on the world wide web, on all smartphones and hand-held devices, and through SMSs, WhatsApp and BlackBerry Messenger apps.


Plastics Technology


In the realm of plastics, where innovation is rapid, plastics technology stands adept at conceptualizing unique ideas relevant to the B2B space.

With services like search engine optimization, social media marketing, e-mail marketing, banner advertising and event marketing within our platform, http://www.plastics-technology.com/ has created a recognition that spans over a global audience, thereby revolutionizing how businesses transact”.

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