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Seminarios Latinoamericanos

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Spanish session at NPE

Join us for one-day workshops

Presented in Spanish by Tecnología del Plástico

Connect with the entire plastics ecosystem as experts dive into the evolution of plastics technologies, strategies to enhance energy efficiency, innovative methods that drive circularity, recycling forecasts and more.

Sign up for each workshop individually or attend both at a discounted rate.

Seminarios Latinoamericanos Schedule

Day 1: Advanced Technologies in Plastics Processing
May 7 | 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM

9:00 – 9:30 AM: The Role of Digitalization in the Plastic Industry: How Are New Technologies Transforming the Sector?

Speaker: Dr.-Ing Laura Flórez, Tecnología del Plástico

9:30 – 10:00 AM: Process Variation Correction Optimized with Artificial Intelligence

Speaker: Daniel Lopez, RJG

10:00 – 10:30 AM: How to Optimize Data in the Optimization of Plastics Transformation Processes

Speaker: Dr.-Ing Miguel Garzón, Kern IoP

10:30 – 11:00 AM: BREAK

11:00 – 11:30 AM: PET Blowing Process Automation

Speakers: Sergio Ruiz and Marta de la Torre, AGR

11:30 AM – 12:00 PM: New Solutions for Mechanical Recycling of Plastics

Speaker: Alonso Borja, Vecoplan

12:00 – 12:30 PM: Transforming the Ordinary into the Extraordinary: PET Recycling Bottle by Bottle: From Cradle to Cradle

Speaker: Pablo Marin, Enka de Colombia

Day 2: Sustainability and the Road to a Circular Economy in Plastics
May 8 | 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM

9:00 – 9:30 AM: How to Improve Circularity in Plastics Packaging

Speaker: Lorena Rodríguez, AIMPLAS

9:30 – 10:00 AM: Customized Solutions in PET Recycling: An Overview

Speaker: Ederson Sotini, EREMA

10:00 – 10:30 AM: Automatic Filtering and Beyond: How to Improve Recycling Quality and Success Stories in Latin America

Speakers: Omar Ruesga and Michele Colombari, FIMIC

10:30 – 11:00 AM: BREAK

11:00 – 11:30 AM: Improving the Recyclability Profile Through Additives

Speaker: William Franco, Sukano

11:30 AM – 12:00 PM: Enabling the Circular Economy Through Innovation and Technology

Speaker: Ernesto Garza, Husky Technologies

12:00 – 12:30 PM: How Circular Plastics Work: Using Material Replacement to Achieve Circularity Goals

Speaker: Kelly Montilla, Milliken

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