24 June 2014
24 June 2014
AMI, Bristol has announced that the 10th edition of the Wood Plastics Composites conference will take place from 3-5 November 2014 at the Austria Trend Hotel Savoyen in Vienna, Austria.
The event will draw on experience across Europe to bring focus on the latest developments in the industry. The conference is now well-established as the leading european and international event. AMI expects participants from over 30 countries and 6 continents, providing the most international context with which to understand the industry.
AMI is pleased to have gathered together a panel of expert international speakers from Europe, Asia and United States, which will cover key issues for the industry.
The conference will open with a market overview and standard session with presentations from AMI, the Chinese Wood-Plastic Professional Committee, and Holzforschung Austria.
The following session will cover global perspectives from major profiles producers from 3 continents - WPC Corporation from Japan, German producer Rehau and Fiberon from North America.
The programme will also include a session on decoration & appearance with papers from Wöhler Brush Tech, The Shepherd Color Co and Q-Lab.
The conference will close with a materials and technology developments session with NWP, EPW, Mondi, Resysta Internationa, Byk Chemie, TCKT Transfercenter Für Kunststofftechnik and battenfeld-cincinnati Austria.
AMI claim that this major international event is expected to attract over 180 delegates from more than 30 countries and will be accompanied by an extensive 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 battenfeld-cincinnati Austria premises, headline sponsors of the event, where delegates can get hands on experience of the extrusion technology and the products. The conference sessions will be simultaneously translated into German and Italian.
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