2nd JPET Returns to Tokyo on 15-18 March with Prominent Panel & Stimulating Ideas

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CMT’s 2nd JPET (Japan PET Resin Trade, Applications & Recycling) Summit features Japan’s exemplary PET recycling value chain and its innovative PET packaging market.

2nd JPET

Brand owners, bottlers, supermarket chains, PET technology providers and recyclers join the Tokyo summit on 15-18 March to share vital insights on new applications and technologies for PET.

Brand owners, bottlers, supermarket chains, PET technology providers and recyclers join the Tokyo summit on 15-18 March to share vital insights on new applications and technologies for PET as well as new frontiers in Japan’s recycled food-grade PET market. In the lead is Japan’s leading supermarket chain 7 & I Holdings with a keynote address on its green packaging initiatives (from recyclable trays to recycled/ biomass PET containers to automatic PET bottle). Japan’s well-known brand Suntory is also a key panelist – represented by Munehiko Takada, Executive Officer – Packaging Material Development Department at Suntory Business Expert.

In addition to a post-conference site visit to Suntory Hakusyu Plant on 18 March, the summit includes several Japan focused sessions including:

  •     Case study on ‘PET bottles with aluminum catalyst’ – Iwatani
  •     Bioplastics market situation in Japan, including PLA sleeve/labels for beverages – ITI Consulting
  •     Far Eastern New Century Corporation’s Innovative Strategy for Japan PET Market
  •     Japan PET Recycling Market and Latest Developments – T-Bay International Beverage Business Consulting

PET recycling will be further examined in two sessions on ‘PET packaging – Recycling for direct food contact’ by – Gneuss and ‘FPCO Mechanical PET Bottle-to-Tray and Tray-to-Tray Recycling’ by FP Corporation. David Swift, MD of PCI shares vital insights on ‘global PET/ polyester market’.

In-depth analysis of the latest technologies for PET applications including: ‘Emerging trends in cooling plants for PET, packaging and beverage industries’ – Frigel Firenze; ‘Hydrolysis resistant PET film for photovoltaic power generation systems’ – Toyobo; ‘New blow molding technologies opening up new market applications for PET’ – Frontier Incorp and Tomra’s ‘Reverse vending machines for recycling plastic bottles & beverage containers’ are also covered.

As a value add, a pre-conference guided tour of Kirin Beverage Company – Syonan Bottling Plant is arranged on 15 March followed by dinner. An optional Post-conference workshop on ‘Improving RPET Quality & New Developments in PET (bottles /trays/ sheets) Recycling’ will be conducted by Robert Dvorak, Technical Business Development Manager, Visy rPLASTICS.

The summit organised by Centre for Management Techonology (CMT) is sponsored by Chang Woen (Silver Sponsor), Frigel (Luncheon Sponsor – Day one), Erema (Luncheon Sponsor – Day two) and Gneuss (Associate Sponsor).

View event website or call Ms. Hafizah at +65 6346 9218 for more details.

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