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Gain the knowledge you require to meet industry challenges and open the door to a wealth of growth opportunities at ADDCOM 2014

ADDCOM is taking place from 21-22 October 2014 at the Novotel Barcelona City, Spain and will consist of 2 days of high level presentations and unrivalled networking opportunities.

ADDCOM 2014 will cover all areas of the plastics additives market and compounding industry, including high performance additives, additive technologies, masterbatch, automotive, and more.

ADDCOM 2014 Conference brochure available for downloadADDCOM features two parallel tracks devoted to plastics additives and compounding, allowing delegates to choose the most relevant sessions for their business needs. The conference will bring together plastics additives suppliers, material producers, compounders, researchers and end users from across the supply chain to focus on industry challenges and to share their knowledge about new materials and processing technologies that will improve existing application performance and material selections.

This is teamed with an unrivalled calibre of speakers from across industry and academia, providing networking and business exchange opportunities that one should expect from a market leading event.

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ADDCOM 2014 conference will include sessions on:

Plastics Additives

  • Case studies of plastic additives for use in the automotive, packaging and electronics industries
  • Global and European market outlook
  • Improving productivity and lowering costs through high performance additives
  • Additive technologies for environmentally sustainable plastics
  • Innovations in property enhancing additives
  • Key market developments and opportunities for additives in new end user applications

Plastics Compounding

  • Case studies from the automotive, packaging and electronics industries - what do they require from our compounds now and in the future?
  • Global and European market outlook
  • Regulation affecting our supply chain
  • Incorporation of recycled material in compounding processes
  • Compounding biopolymers and biogenetic material
  • Enhancing material performance through compounding with graphene, long-fibre reinforcements and advanced colours
  • Process optimisation in the compounding plant

ADDCOM 2014 advisory board will collaborate to put together the two-tracked programme that will focus on both plastic additives and compounding. The advisory board includes Peggy Schipper, Consultant, B2B New Product Development, Dr. Peter Callais, Consultant, Townsend Solutions, Luis Roca, Head of Compounding, AIMPLAS, Dr. Gerhard Maier, CTO, Polymaterials AG, Ricard Vandellós, Vice President, Plastic Additives Europe, BASF - The Chemical Company and Dr. Karlheinz Hausmann, Global Sustainability technology Leader, DuPont de Nemours International SA

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Why you cannot miss the 2014 forum...

Plastics Additives and Compounding Suppliers will attend ADDCOM 2014ADDCOM (previously known as Rapra's "Addcon" conference) has gained an enviable reputation for being the place for plastics additives suppliers, manufacturers and compounders to get together to learn and network side by side with industry visionaries, expert speakers and end users of plastics additives.

The conference will attract in excess of 150 attendees - delegates who would ensure that if they only attended one event this year, it would be ADDCOM.

"Very good contacts and networking, and excellent organization. Content was very good aswell" Stefan Frederich, 3M

"More than exceeded my expections in terms of both programme and contacts made" Roger Rothow, Ecofillers

"An excellent opportunity to network and meet industry experts" Valentina Cerato, Ford Motor Company Limited

Watch this space for information about ADDCOM 2014 and all that is happening within the plastic additives and compounding market.


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  • IBM
  • Metabolix
  • European Bioplastics
  • Extruder Experts GmbH & Co. KG
  • Hubron
  • 3M
  • Boots
  • Arkema Inc.
  • Dow Chemical
  • Dr Gupta Verlag
  • TPE Magazine
  • GAK Gummi Fasern Kunststoffe
  • High Performance Plastics
  • ASCAMM Technology Centre
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Organised by Smithers Rapra.

ADDCOM is organised by Smithers Rapra, the global leader in rubber, plastics, polymer and composites testing, consulting and information products and events, with key focuses including the tire, industrial, transportation, consumer and medical industries.

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