The event will take place in Cologne from

16-18 November 2021

AMI, leading provider of market intelligence and events for the globalplastics industry, has recently released the programme for PVC Formulation.This conference takes place in-person on 16 -18 November 2021 at the NHCollection Cologne Mediapark Hotel, Cologne, Germany. This is thethirteenth time the conference has been held in Europe, which is now wellestablished as an important meeting place for the international industry.

This three-day event offers attendees the chance to discover the latestglobal trends and technical innovations in PVC to optimise and add value toformulations for both rigid and flexible applications.

Key presentations include:

“PVC stabilizers: world-wide availability and reshaping ofproduction logistics” presented by Dr Ettore Nanni, EO at REAGENS

Sustainability – the new regular: Challenges and opportunitiesfor the vinyl industry” presented by Thomas Hülsmann, Managing Director ofVINYLPLUS DEUTSCHLAND

“New lubricating acrylic processing aids” presented by Dr. HaraldBraun, Technical Director at KANEKA

“Addressing new demands for antimicrobial protection and hygienefunction in flexible PVC” presented by Christine Niklas, Product Manager atSANITIZED

The past year has been one of disruption to supply chains, industry demandand working patterns. In addition to this, upcoming regulatory changes andthe global challenge of plastics sustainability means the PVC industry isevolving in a changing world. There was never more reason to attend theonly annual conference focussed on technical PVC developments includingformulations, compounding and industry trends.

This year’s programme features presentations from high-level experts fromacross Europe and beyond, including the latest developments in both tin andcalcium stabilisers and quality control from representatives from IKAGROUP, PMC ORGANOMETALLIX and HMS CONCEPT. Explore the developing trend of

bio-based plasticisers that offer green alternatives from HALLSTAR, VARTECOQUIMICA IBERICA and VALTRIS SPECIALITY CHEMICALS as well as challenges toindoor applications due to plasticiser volatility from EVONIK. This yearthe conference also looks at the various functionality additives canprovide to PVC with a session looking at novel additives such as NBRpowders from ARLANXEO, formulations for hygiene from SANITIZED and smokeacidity for cable applications from PVC4CABLES.

In addition, participants can join the conversation and discuss the latestchallenges and opportunities in PVC sustainability with our panel discussion,where questions to our expert panellists from BASF, BEAULIEU INTERNATIONALGROUP, EASTMAN CHEMICAL COMPANY and PVCMED ALLIANCE are welcomed. Morepanellists to be confirmed.

AMI’s PVC Formulation 2021 Conference offers extensive opportunities tomeet old friends and make new connections from across the PVC supply chain.In addition to technical presentations, the event includes networking timethroughout the day and evening, as well as a busy exhibition area. Bringingtogether key representatives and an international audience of like-mindedprofessionals and industry experts, this conference is a must-attend eventfor anyone wishing to gain valuable insight into the latest advances in PVCformulations and business trends.

The full programme can be found on AMI’s website:

For further information on attending, exhibiting or sponsoring this event,please contact Ms. Emily Nicholson, Conference Organiser on Tel: +44 117314 8111 or e[email protected]

About AMI

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