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Conference Programme - 11th European Thermoforming Conference 2018, Rome

Wednesday

March 14th 2018

FUNDAMENTALS OF THERMOFORMING

Training Course for Thin and Thick Gauge

Registration fee: € 275,–

10:00 Thin Gauge Thermoforming

Mark Strachan
12:30 Lunch
13:30–18:00 Heavy Gauge Thermoforming

Marc Ommeslagh
EVENING  

18:30 - 19:00

19:00 - 20:30

Conference Registration

Welcome Reception – A warm welcome to friends and colleagues

Thursday

March 15th 2018

08:30

Conference Registration

Location: Michelangelo B

GENERAL SESSION

09:00

Welcome to Rome, Italy – Conference Introductions & Welcome

Antonio Staffoni, Conference Chair

Gabriel Bernar, Chair ETD 

09:15

Industry 4.0: the revolution beyond efficiency

Ruggero Frezza, M31, Italy

09:45

Industry 4.0: work digital for smart thermoforming solutions

Jacob von Wolff, Kiefel, Germany

10:15

Coffee-Break

11:00

The opportuity of sustainable materials

Gert Jan Gruter, Avantium Univ. Amsterdam, Netherlands

11:30

A Thermoforming Success Story!

Fabian Schmitt, StreetScooter, Germany

12:00

Industry 4.0: a B2C concept for custom-made decorated cups

Claudio Menini, Polytype, Italy

12:30

Benefits of 3D Printing in Thermoforming

Marga Bardeci, HP, Italy

13:00

Lunch

 

THIN GAUGE SESSION - (parallel with Sponsors presentations)

 

14:15

Status of PET thermoform recycling in Europe

Paolo Glerean, Aliplast, Italy

14:45

Circular economy, the added value for Thermoforming

Ton Emans, Plastics Recycling Europe, Netherlands

15:15

Reduction of food waste by plastic packaging without wasting the plastic

Christina Busk, Danish Plastics Federation, Denmark

15:45

Coffee-Break

16:30

Trends in Packaging

Thomas Tang, Faerch, Denmark

17:00

Presentation of the Winners of the Parts Competition

Michel Py

18:30

Departure for Dinner at Villa Miani

19:00

Conference Dinner and Sponsors’ awarding

 

PARALLEL SPONSORS PRESENTATIONS

Heavy Gauge Industries 

Location: VIP Room Brasserie


14:15 - 15:45

New Technology Developments for Thermoforming presented by:


CMS “Thermoforming and Trimming of low stability material: Process & Automation aspects”

Frimo “Economical and profitable production on high quality - Trends for Production Solutions”

Geiss “Highlights of our servo motor driven T10”

MAAC "The Rotary Thermoforming Machine Advantage”

Sekisui SPI “Collaborative Developments for Light Weight Thermoplastic Solutions”

Self “Product design and tool engineering for top surface quality components: advantages of aluminum casting molds”

Senoplast “Senoplast – your partner on 3 continents”

Friday

March 16th 2018

 

HEAVY GAUGE SESSION - (parallel with Sponsors presentations)

Location: Michelangelo B

08:30

Opening

08:45

Thermoforming – Art – Science: Material testing

Amit Dharia – Transmit Technology Group, USA

09:15

Why choose Thermoforming to produce Suitcases?

Cristiano Roncato, Roncato, Italy

09:45

How safe is your process? Perception versus reality

Thierry d’Allard, Styl’Monde, France

10:15

Inline coating material – curing with temperature during thermoforming process

Thomas Hoefels, Senco Europe, Austria

10:45

Coffee-Break

Location: Michelangelo A

11:30

Bonded Build-Ups: improve strength to weight ratios of thermoplastic components

Karen Brock Amoah, Sekisui SPI, USA
Dennis Kelso, Sekisui SPI, USA

 

TECHNICAL SESSION

Moderator: Antonio Staffoni - Location: Michelangelo B

12:00

Production of Material efficient molded parts using molding air

Fabian Kayatz, Fraunhofer IVV Dresden, Germany

12:30

In Mould Cutting

Marco Lanulfi, Lanulfi, Italy

13:00

Plastic Modular Shelter

Paolo Ronca, Safeman Thermoforming / Cannon Ergos, Italy

13:30

Closing Remarks

Antonio Staffoni, Conference Chair
Hubert Kittelmann, Chair ETD 2018–2020

13:45

Lunch - Location: Michelangelo A

followed by

Drinks and IPad raffle

 

PARALLEL SPONSORS PRESENTATIONS

Thin Gauge Industries

Moderator: Reinhold Plot - Location: VIP Room Brasserie

08:45 - 10:45

New Technology Developments for Thermoformers presented by:

Amut Comi “Tuned in with EASY 4.0 – The smart HMI for AMUT-COMI machines”

CGP Europe ‘Syntatic plug assist : Thermoplastics versus Epoxy, what’s the future?’

GN Thermoforming “GN Tooling overview”

HP ‘3D Printed Thermoforming Moulds’

Illig “Perforated Packs made Easy”

Kiefel “Turnkey thermoforming solution for single-serve capsules from material to final product”

Kilde Automation “Modular OCTOPUS – flexible end of line solution”

Marbach “Advanced thermoform tooling for functional thermoformed packaging”

11:30 -13:00

Milliken “NXtm UltraClear PP, a viable alternative to PET and PS in thermoformed packaging”

OMV Polytype “Smart solution for thermoformed coffee capsules”

Schobertechnologies “Automatisation & Robotisation in combination with Rotary Die Cutting technology for the production of thin gauge labels”

Spartech “Selecting the right product to meet your Medical and Industrial Application”

Starlinger ‘Bottle-to-Tray, the successful way of rPET thermoforming

Termostampi “Termostampi, Mold maker since 1976”