CMT’s 14th BioPlastics Market will be held in Bangkok from March 17th to 18th, 2020. Companies will discuss bioplastics production, commercialisation, recycling challenges, and more together.
Bangkok, Thailand (Merxwire) – The age of environmental protection is coming! Sustainability and the circular economy are more important than ever. The 14th BioPlastics Market brings together key stakeholders and everyone will discuss the possible long-term solutions for BioPlastics. The opening speech invited Ho Ren Hua, CEO of Thai Wah Public Company Limited (Corporate Sponsor). The owners of three other companies will share the idea of using the BioPlastics Market to realize a circular economy.
PepsiCo will reveal the brand’s snack packaging plan, focusing on the conversion of fossil plastics and highlighting the challenges and opportunities encountered during implementation. Ford Motor China will give a lecture on ‘Bio-Based Engineering Plastics in Automotive Parts’, while New Balance will provide related content on ‘Innovation Model, Infrastructure & Approach’.
In line with growing brand owners committing to using circular economy approaches, Nexant offers a fresh perspective on the ‘Bioplastics Prospects within a Circular Economy and Sustainable Future’ while NatureWorks presents the ‘Step-Changes in Creating a Circular Economy for Biomaterials’. Braskem to share details on new initiatives to close the loop for bio-PE and other bioplastics materials.
The March event also features several case study sessions focusing on bioplastics commercialisation activities across regions – Arkema’s new world-scale bio-PA plant in Singapore, Avantium’s PEF plant updates, UPM Raflatac’s recent launch of industry’s first wood-based label material.
In addition, a panel discussion on ‘Emerging Renewable Feedstocks, Sustainable Supply & Conversion Economics’ is led by panelists from TWPC, Arkema and other companies.
Organised by Centre for Management Technology (CMT), the summit also features speakers from:
1. Korean Bioplastics Association (KBPA) – Bioplastics Market Prospects in South Korea: Challenges & Opportunities
2. Global Biopolymers – Bioplastics Prospects for Geotextiles & Bio Composites: Thailand’s Perspective
3. JinHui ZhaoLong High Technology – Driving China’s Green Revolution: Biodegradeable & Bio Based Plastics (TBC)
4. Sulzer Chemtech – Technology Innovations for Converting Sugar into PLA
More information please visit: https://www.cmtevents.com/eventschedule.aspx?ev=200311&pu=284169#
SOURCE Centre for Management Technology (CMT)
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