Presentations Forum Plastic Recyclates

Program | March 24, 2022

Mechanical Recycling – Applications, Challenges, Solutions

The forum will be held in English.

Welcome

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9:00 | Introduction to the conference
Prof. Rudolf Pfaendner | Chairman | Fraunhofer LBF 

Markets and Standards for Recyclates

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9:15 - 9:40 | What could the "National Circular Economy Strategy" mean for the plastics industry?
Frank Stammer | GKV

9.40 - 10.05 | Flexible PE recycling is a piece of the puzzle in making plastic circular
Ton Emans | Plastics Recyclers Europe

Quality improvement / additives

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10:05 - 10:30 | The role of molecular weight management in polymer recycling
Oliver Reich | BASF SE

10:30 - 10:55 | Improved High Quality Polyolefin Recycling by New Additivation
Matthias Bruch | L. Brüggemann

10:55 - 11:10 | Coffee Break

11:10 - 11:35 | Additives for improved recycling qualities – Deinking, malodor absorption and compatibilization
Kathrin Lehmann | Evonik

11:35 - 12:00 | How odour-contaminated plastics find their way into new applications
Carl-Christoph Höhne und Elke Metzsch-Zilligen | Fraunhofer ICT + LBF

12:00 - 12:25 | First large-scale CreaSolv® EPS-recycling plant
Dr. Andreas Mäurer | Fraunhofer Institute for Process Engineering and Packaging
Jörg Hamann | EPC Engineering & Technologies GmbH

12:25 - 13:00 | Panel Discussion

13:00 - 14:00 | Lunch Break

Applications for recycled plastics

14:05 - 14:25 | Comprehensive Solutions to advance a Circular Economy for Plastics
Erik Licht | LyondellBasell

14:25 - 14:50 | Open and closed-loop recycling of composite materials
Werner Aumüller | WIPAG

14:50 - 15:00 | Coffee Break

15:00 - 15:25 | Challenge Upcycling – from waste to High Performance Compounds
Edgar Düvel | Lehmann + Voss

15:25 - 15:50 | Sustainable plastics solutions for automotive electronics
Gerrit Hülder | Robert Bosch GmbH

15:50 - 16:00 | Summary and Closing