01 December 2009
01 December 2009
AMI’s Wood Plastics Composites 2010 conference, the seventh of its kind, is due to take place 20-22 April 2010 at the Imperial Riding School, a Renaissance Hotel in Vienna, Austria.
The programme will open with a presentation from Ronald Kaplan, CEO of US market leader Trex Company on “Advancements in the WPC decking and railing market in North America”) followed by a presentation from Asian Market expert Takeyasu Kikuchi from WPC corporation (on “New forming technology of WPC and its development and application”). There will also be a market outlook given by AMI expert Jon Nash.
The technology session will include presentations from Cincinnati Extrusion GmbH, M-A-S Maschinen und Anlagenbau Schulz GmbH, Greiner Extrusion GmbH, Strandex Corporation and Milacron.
Other presentations will cover the latest in material developments with papers from Rettenmaier & Söhne, Dow Corning SA, Elkem Silicon Materials, Dow Chemical, Solvin, Beologic and Eastman Company
Wood Plastic Composites 2010 is expected to attract over 250 delegates from more than 30 countries and will be accompanied by a table top exhibition enabling delegates to find out about all the latest technical developments for wood plastic composites.
The event also includes a practical demonstration at the Cincinnati Extrusion premises, where delegates can get hands on experience of the technology and the products.
The conference sessions will be simultaneously translated into German and Italian.
Tecniplas is highlighting its composite equipment for the sugar and alcohol industries at the Fenasucro Trade Fair in Sertãozinho, Brazil, on 21-24 August.
The outstanding lightweight construction opportunities and potential for incorporating smart components of composite materials make them increasingly attractive for machinery manufacturers, reports the Composites Europe trade show.