Advances in PET Conversion & Applications focus of 4th SCAPET in Bogota

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4th SCAPET (South/Central Americas, Andean & Caribbean PET Markets, Applications & Recycling) conference travels to Bogota, Colombia on 2-4 June, 2015 for a complete review of South & Central America’s PET demand – both from bottling and polyester sectors.

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4th SCAPET seeks to assess demand and capacities, recycling developments and trends in sustainable PET packaging in key markets of Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba and Ecuador against a background of falling crude and PET prices.

This year’s conference seeks to assess demand and capacities, recycling developments and trends in sustainable PET packaging in key markets of Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba and Ecuador against a background of falling crude and PET prices.

Attendees stand to gain insights on trends likely to impact the PET market in Latin America and Caribbean, global perspective on PET trade and also details of raw material assessment for the polyester value chain. Top PET industry experts from Ravago Americas, PCI (PET Packaging, Resin & Recycling) Ltd, and Nexant Inc will lead some of these discussions.

Adding a local flavour are companies like Grupo Mix Latinamericano S.A sharing a key perspective on the demand for PET in Costa Rica and Central America while Colombia based Aproplast S.A.S. will present an overview of ‘Polyester Fiber to B2B Recycling’ giving details on strategies, challenges and market outlook for recycled PET.

In addition, a panel discussion on Virgin vs. Recycled (How to Leverage Profitability with Sustainability?) is scheduled – to be joined by senior executives from Ravago Americas, M&G Polimeri Italia S.P.A. and Starlinger & Co. GmbH.

Vital sessions covering the latest technologies in PET packaging, PET recycling, PET resins will be addressed by representatives from industry leaders such as Starlinger & Co. GmbH, Husky Injection Molding Systems Ltd, Frigel Firenze S.p.A., M&G Polimeri Italia S.p.A, and Netstal-Maschinen Ag.

To further enhance their participation attendees can opt to sign up for a site visit to Aproplast Recycling Facility scheduled on 2nd June and a post conference workshop on ‘Advances in PET Recycling’ that covers Bottle-to-Bottle and Thermoform Recycling . The workshop will be led by Kelvin Davies, Project Manager (Australasia), Nextek.

View 4th SCAPET website for more details or call Ms. Hafizah at +65 6346 9218. For companies in Latin, Central & South America contact Tanya at tanya@cmtsp.com.sg or Tel: 52-55 5635 2672 or Mobile: 52-155 36550760

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