Technical Program

10 - 12 October 2022 | Sheraton Hotel in Bratislava, Slovakia

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Preliminary Schedule of Events

as of 8/10/22

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*Schedule is preliminary and subject to change. 

 

Monday, 10 October 2022

11:00 – 12:00

Lunch

12:00 – 12:15

Opening/Welcome Remarks

12:15 – 13:00

Opening Address

The Importance of Food-Grade Recyclates for the Circular Plastic Economy, Professor Horst-Christian Langowski, IVV

13:00 – 14:30

Session 1 - Packaging & Society

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13:00 -

13:30

Quantifying Sustainable Packaging

Prof. Burth, Hochschule München

13:30 – 14:00

Climate Impact of Packages

Frans Silvenius, LUKE, Finland

14:00 – 14:30

Wave of Packaging Regulation Rolls 

Dr. Martin Engelmann, IK Germany

14:30 – 15:00

Coffee Break

15:00 – 16:30

Session 2 - Paper-based or Plastic Film?

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15:00 – 15:30

Evaluation of the Functionality of Compostable Bioplastics in Food Applications

Caroline Maes, Hasselt University

15:30 – 16:00

Packaging Functionality of Coated Papers as Primary Food Packages

Bram Bamps, Hasselt University

16:00 – 16:30

Flexible Packaging High Barrier Laminate Structures. The Market Changes: Barrier Film or Barrier Paper?

Davide Pomati, Bobst Italia– S.P. Casale

16:30 – 17:00

Coffee Break

17:00 – 18:00

Session 3 – Innovation Counter

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18:30 – 20:00

Welcome & Tabletop Reception

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Tuesday, 11 October 2022

08:30 –10:30

Session 4 - Design for Recyclability and Barrier

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Session 5 - Circularity News

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08:30 – 09:00

Design for recyclability for more sustainable packaging Nrusingh Sahu, Dow Chemical Ibérica S.L.

Fully circular polyolefins in extrusion coating – mission not so impossible

Christophe Baranowski, INEOS, B

 

 

09:00 – 09:30

Design for recycling, PP mono-materials by extrusion lamination with focus on adhesion

Takahiro Maeda, Mitsui Chemicals Europe GmbH; Auli Nummila-Pakarinen, Borealis

Solutions for circular and lower carbon footprint packaging

Anastasios Vadolas, DOW

 

09:30 – 10:00

Thin barrier coatings for recyclable PE packaging

Joachim Laun, ExxonMobil Chemical Europe Inc.

Continuous Monitoring of Sealing Performance, 

Esra Kucukpinar, IVV Freising

10:30 – 11:00

Coffee Break

11:00 – 12:30

Session 6 – Leaving Beaten Tracks in Recycling

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Session 7 – Sealing - Simulation and Performance

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11:00 – 11:30

Rheological techniques for mechanical recycling of plastics: two case studies

Silvie Vervoort, DOW

Optimized design process of peelable heat-treated packages

Johanna Wolf, Fraunhofer IVV

 

 

11:30 – 12:00

Multilayer film structures containing polyamides are recyclable

Rolf-Egbert Gruetzner, BASF SE

 

Pareto-based characterization approach for optimization and selection of heat-sealing processes and components in flexible packaging

Peter Gellerich, TU Dresden

 

 

12:00 – 12:30

Overcoming barriers: Enabling Recyclable Structures in Flexible Packaging,

Timoteo Ruppenthal, Milliken Europe BV

New Packaging Materials NEED Processing Innovations – Thin Film Sensors for the Reliable Processing Using the Example of Heat Conductive Sealing

Ralf Jänchen, Fraunhofer Institute for Process Engineering and Packaging IVV

12:30 – 12:40

 

Poster Introductions

12:40 – 14:00

Lunch

14:00 – 15:00

 

Session 8 -Poster Session

15:00 – 16:30

Session 9 – New Paths to Packaging Function

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Session 10 – Basics of Extrusion Coating I

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15:00 – 15:30

Biodegradable thermoplastics combined with nanocellulose to create multilayer barrier paperboard for packaging applications

Johanna Lahti, Tampere University

Conveying pellets – Angel hair and snake skin  Otto Plassmann

 

15:30 – 16:00

Production of all cellulose barrier packaging materials recyclable and biodegradable using two processes: MFC wet lamination and chromatogeny grafting

Claire Monot, Centre Technique du Papier

Screw and melt generation

Louis Piffer, Davis Standard

 

16:00 – 16:30

Hierarchical materials based on nanocellulose and poly(lactic acid)

Manon Guivier, AgroParisTech

Feed block or selector plug and die – N.N.

16:30 – 17:00

Coffee Break

17:00 – 18:30

Session 11 – Challenges with Recycled or Alternative Materials

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Session 12 – Basics of Extrusion Coating II

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17:00 – 17:30

The Influence of and Needs for Inspection on Recycling Films and New "Green" Polymer Grades

Oliver Hissmann, OCS Optical Control Systems GMBH

Extrusion coating line and web feed – Davide Pomati, Bobst Italia– S.P. Casale

 

17:30 – 18:00

PHV/PHB extrusion coating on paper

Sven Saengerlaub, Hochschule Munich, IVV

Comparison of LDPE and PP in extrusion coating

Auli Nummila-Pakarinen, Borealis

 

18:00 – 18:30

Smart sensorics and analytics for recycled packaging materials

N.N., IVV

Trouble shooting - Just an overview

N. N. 

19:30 – 23:00

Evening Event

Wednesday, 12 October 2022

09:00 – 10:30

Session 13 - Extrusion coating – New Approaches 

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Session 14 - Advanced Coatings Exchange

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09:00 – 09:30

Extrusion coating versus adhesive lamination – A comparison study - Lou Piffer, Davis Standard

Lab to pilot upscaling of novel bio-based and bio-degradable barrier coatings for packaging – Vinay Kumar, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland

 

09:30 – 10:00

More gloss, less friction - An inseparable combination?

P. Hollacher, INEOS, M. Tannebaum, Vila

Pilot studies of temperature profiles of barrier coated board during drying

Behudin Mesic, RISE AB

 

10:00 – 10:30

Hot melt lamination instead of extrusion lamination

Daniel Schiller, Davis Standard ER-WE-PA

PVOH for extrusion coating

Hannah Sookias, Aquapak Polymers Ltd


10:30 –11:00

 

Coffee Break

11:00 – 12:30

Session 15 – Packaging Integrity

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11:00 – 11:30

About the barrier of packages

Günter Schubert, Speira

 

11:30 – 12:00

Barrier measurement of packages

Andreas Roos, Ametek Mocon

 

12:00 – 12:30

Barrier calculation – Clear and simple

N.N.

12:30 – 13:00

 

Closing Remarks

13:00 – 14:30

 

Lunch

14:30 – 16:00

 

Post Conference Meeting (open to all participants)