CMT’s 14th GEPET Summit in Milan Spurs Dialogue on PET Trends and Developments in Greater Europe

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Keynote speakers at CMT’s 14th GEPET Summit in Milan on June 4-5, 2013, will address industry concerns surrounding the region’s market, developments and trends amidst sluggish performance in the European PET market.

14th GEPET

14th GEPET

Developments and trends in sustainability are upcoming milestones in the global PET landscape that will subject the trade to multiple opportunities and challenges.

The European PET market is facing one of the most challenging times as sales are driven down by global overcapacity, weak regional demand, competitive Asia PET prices and thinning margins from increasing production costs. Aptly, Mr. David Swift, MD of PCI Ltd opens CMT’s 14th GEPET with an insightful analysis on the overall global PET landscape and the impacts overcapacity has and will continue to impose on the European PET trade.

Together with an impressive line-up of keynote speakers, including leaders from Artenius, Mintel, PCI Xylenes & Polyesters, Gneuss Kunststofftechnik, OAO Sibur-PETF and GSI, the 2-day summit will examine the region’s PET trends and market outlook in greater details, looking into new developments in value-added PET Co-Polymers, MEG supply crunch, new PET processing opportunities, Russian PET market developments and anti-dumping legislations, new GSP system and capacities.

Developments and trends in sustainability are upcoming milestones in the global PET landscape that will subject the trade to multiple opportunities and challenges. The green movement has led to key explorations in sustainability, recycling and lightweighting innovations.

Key sessions on green PET include the session by renowned international player Coca-Cola, elaborating on the brand’s ongoing works in creating sustainable PET bottle through recycling and renewing as well as PET technology collaborative. UFLEX and Lagam, will elaborate on new developments in sustainability.

Industry leaders fronting vital sessions on technological advancements, recycling initiatives and lightweighting are:

  •     ECO Plastics
  •     PET Engineering
  •     SIPA Spa
  •     Avantium Chemicals BV
  •     Evertis
  •     KeyKeg Lightweight Containers
  •     Starlinger

Now in its 14th year, the summit is dedicated to C-level executives in the PET value chain, from feedstock to brand owners, researchers to technology providers.

Visit the event page for more information: http://www.cmtevents.com/aboutevent.aspx?ev=130513&pu=221599

Contact Ms. Hafizah at Tel. +65 6346 9218 on enquiries.

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