Over 200 exhibitors set for PRSE 2022

ONE week before the doors open for the Plastics Recycling Show Europe exhibition and conference, organisers have revealed that more than 200 exhibitors and more than 40 speakers will be on hand.

The two-day event takes place at the RAI Amsterdam from June 22-23. Winners of the Plastics Recycling Awards Europe 2022 will be announced on Day Two.

The event is set to feature contributions from EU political leaders and every part of the plastics industry from brands and material suppliers through to recycling machinery and equipment providers, plastics recyclers and waste management specialists.

Thousands of industry professionals are expected to attend the event.

Some of the exhibitor highlights are as follows:

  • POWERFIL, a business unit of recycling machine manufacturer EREMA GmbH, will launch a new high performance melt filter
  • BASF Plastic Additives is launching three ‘high-performance’ solutions targeting different stages of the mechanical recycling process: sorting, washing and reprocessing
  • REPI is expanding its portfolio of additives for PET recycling with the new STABIPLUS line, its latest solution to boost a circular economy in polymer recycling
  • FIMIC is profiling its range of five different melt filter models suitable for highly contaminated plastic materials including post-industrial and post-consumer plastics
  • Cross Wrap is launching its new customer portal Cross Wrap Smart, which brings all machine data together in one place
  • Evonik will showcase the latest additives for the wet and dry stages of mechanical plastics recycling processes
  • Sesotec will presents its new VARISORT+ FLEX sorting module, developed to separate mixed material streams into separate fractions using up to three sensors for: C (colour), M (metal) and N (plastics)
  • CHT Group will showcase intelligent auxiliaries for quality improvement and process optimisation in the aqueous plastics cleaning process
  • Baerlocher, the provider of additives for PP, PE and other thermoplastics, will be sharing the latest experiences with its Baeropol T-Blend range for polyolefin recycling applications
  • CMG Granulators will present its granulators with Adaptive Motor Power, which is described as automatically adapting electric power consumption according to quantity and quality of material being ground
  • Hellweg Maschinenbau is highlighting that its entire range of granulators is now equipped with the digital Smart Control System
  • Finboot will showcase its MARCO solution which connects multiple ledgers simultaneously using blockchain. It enables organisations to incorporate blockchain within their value and supply chains
  • Gneuss will present three extrusion technologies for closed loop recycling: the Gneuss Process Unit (GPU), the MRSjump Extruder and the JUMP polyreactor
  • Nordson is highlighting a new feature for its BKG continuous melt filters: melt pressure controlled venting start, which provides increased pressure consistency for all kinds of polymers and contamination levels.
  • Altero will show its latest pelletizing lines for recycling of post-consumer and post-industrial plastic waste.

In terms of the conference, topics covered will include the latest political and legislative developments in plastics recycling in Europe. Mattia Pellegrini, head of unit, directorate-general for environment at the European Commission will deliver the opening keynote, entitled EU policy measures in support of plastic recycling.

Other speakers include:

  • Bastiaan Schupp, legislative officer, DG SANTE – DG for health and food safety, European Commission
  • Marco ten Bruggencate, president, Plastics Europe
  • Yvonne Lievens, senior manager quality & compliance, Mattel Sustainability
  • Timothy Glaz, head of corporate affairs, Werner & Mertz
  • Ceren Yargıcı Kovancı, senior specialist at Arçelik

Materials focus conference sessions will explore mechanical recycling, covering PET, PVC and technical plastics, polyolefin waste streams, polypropylene (PP) and polystyrene (PS) recycling.

For more information, visit: https://prseventeurope.com/