Presentations Forum Plastic Recyclates


  • March 29: 10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. followed by dinner
  • March 30: 9.00 a.m. to 3.00 p.m.
  • at the Maritim Darmstadt
  • in presence

Further there will be an exhibition on selected projects.
The Forum Plastic Recyclates will be held in English.

Wednesday, March 29, 2023 - Morning session, 10.00 - 13.00 h

Markets and Standards for Recyclates

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State of the affairs of plastic recycling in Europe

Plastic Recyclers Europe | Ton Emans


The new circular economy of plastics: Which rules will change in the coming years?

TecPart | Frank Stammer


The new Recycled Plastics Regulation – challenges ahead

Keller and Heckman | Hazel O´Keffee

Additives and Stabilizers Part 1


Sustainable modification of polypropylen for enhanced circularity

BASF | Gazi Tuerkoglu


Doverphos LGP12 as a process stabilizer to upcycled LLDPE film

Dover Chemicals | Michael Davies


Additive im Rezyklatprozeß - Möglichkeiten für signifikante Qualitätsverbesserung

Evonik | Kathrin Lehmann

Wednesday, March 29, 2023 - Afternoon session, 14.30 - 17.30 h

Compatibilizers and Modifiers


Innovative Block Copolymer Solutions to Enhance Sustainability and Circular Economy

Kraton | Freddy Vervoort


Tailor the properties of your recycled plastics streams using Reactive Recycling

Nexam Chemical | Henrik Bernquist


Enhancing Circularity: How Milliken advanced additives help improve the performance of recycled resins

Milliken Europe BV | Jens Vandewijngaarden 

Analytics of Recycled Plastics

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Identification and quantification of unknown plastics by means of DSC - possibilities and limitations in industrial practice

Netzsch | Natalie Rudolph


Mass Spectrometry tools for confident discrimination of different qualities of post-consumer recycled plastics

Waters Corporation | Hania Khoury-Hollins


Recyclates – how analytical fingerprinting may advance a circular plastics economy

Fraunhofer LBF | Robert Brüll

Thursday, March 30, 2023 - Morning session, 9.00 - 12.00 h

Additives and Stabilizers Part 2


Improved High Quality Polyolefin Recycling by Repair Technology Additives and Compatibilizers

L. Brüggemann | Matthias Bruch


Bringing Circularity at Scale to Birla Carbon’s Value Chain through Sustainable Carbonaceous Materials

Birla Carbon Europe GmbH | Joseph Hallett

Poster presentations

Poster pitches by

Fraunhofer LBF | Dr. Julia Decker | Pia Klingenberg | Dr. Elke Metzsch-Zilligen | Dr. -Ing. Christian Beinert | Dr. Frank Schönberger | Dr. Bernd Steinhoff

Masterbatches and Compounds


Why shall we use recyclates for the production of masterbatches and compounds? Advantage? – A view!

Poly-IQ GmbH | Norbert Grünewald


Pre-consumer recyclate-based materials for demanding applications

Aurora-Mol | Thomas Rätzsch


engineering plastics – Recyclates versus By-produkt – PCR/PIR
Material streams of engineering plastics and challenges for the future

MKV | Rainer Zies & Kai Zies

Thursday, March 30, 2023 - Afternoon session, 13.00 - 15.00 h


WIPAG CARBON – CFRTP (carbon fiber reinforced thermoplastics) based on recycled carbon fiber

Wipag | Werner Aumüller


Towards higher quality recyclates from printed packaging

Siegwerk | Andrey Charkovskiy & Ingo Fehr


Committed to recycling: The european VinylPlus® sustainability programme and activities in Germany

Vinyl Plus Deutschland | Andreas Arnold


Certified PCR regranulates (Polyolefins & technical plastics) for high quality applications as substitution for virgin materials to meet highest mechanical, optical, haptic and smell-optimized standards

Bio Plastics & Recycling | Daniel Römhild