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Compounding and recycling expos attract more than 2,000 registrations

More than 2,000 people have already registered to attend the Compounding World Expo and the Plastics Recycling World Exhibition, which will take place on 27-28 June 2018 at Messe Essen in Germany. The registrations received so far have come from industry professionals in more than 50 different countries.

“We have been delighted by the early response to our new focused exhibitions for the international plastics industry,” said Claudia Effra-Hume, head of marketing at AMI, the organiser of the events. “Registrations passed 2,000 with more than two months still to go to the big event in Essen, and our daily booking rates are growing rapidly as we get closer to the show opening on 27 June”.

Registrations have already been received from a wide variety of leading compounders and masterbatch makers. These include A. Schulman, Albis, Ampacet, Anwil, API, Basell, BASF, Cabot, Celanese, Clariant, Constab, Covestro, Domo, DSM, Ensinger, Ercros, Eurotec, GM Color, Grafe, Holland Colours, Ineos, Inno-Comp, Kingfa, Lanxess, Lati, Lehmann & Voss, Lifocolor Farben, Lotte, MCPP, Melos, Nevicolor, Polykemi, PolyOne, Polytechs, Premix, Renolit, Romira, RTP, Sabic, Sirmax, Sitraplas, Sumika, Treffert, Wandaa, Washington Penn, Wells Plastics, and many more.

In addition, a large number of leading plastics recyclers and waste management companies have already registered to attend the Plastics Recycling World Exhibition, which will run in its own adjacent hall at Messe Essen. They include Aage Vestergaard Larsen, Acteco, Alrek, APK, ARN, Attero, Axion, Galloo, Interseroh, Kolthoff, Lankhorst Recycling Products, Müller-Guttenbrunn, Ravago, Remo Milieubeheer, RSH Polymere, Sobernheimer Rohstoff-Kontor, Suez, Tivaco, TM Recycling, Tönsmeier, Veolia, Wipag, and many others.

The shows are also attracting registrations from large numbers of plastics processors, end-users and brand owners who are keen to learn about the latest developments in polymer technology and plastics recycling. They include Amtico, Bischof + Klein, Coca-Cola, Electrolux, Heineken, Johnson & Johnson, Kraft Heinz, Lego, Logoplaste, Mars Petcare, Mauser, McBride, Metro, P&G, PepsiCo, Reckitt Benckiser, Rehau, Renault, RPC, Schur Flexibles, Tarkett, Tetra Pak, and Unilever.

“The Compounding World Expo and the Plastics Recycling World Exhibition will feature more than 180 exhibitors, plus we will have three lecture theatres hosting technical presentations, business debates and training seminars,” explained AMI’s head of exhibitions, Rita Andrews. “This mix is attracting lots of interest from plastics compounders, recyclers and processors, not only from across Europe, but also from Asia, the Americas and the Middle East. These exhibitions are going to be truly international,” she added.

Admission is free-of-charge to both the Compounding World Expo and the Plastics Recycling Exhibition plus all their focused conference sessions. In addition, there will be a networking party for visitors and exhibitors immediately after the first day of the shows on 27 June.

To register for a free ticket for the Compounding World Expo, visit

To register for a free ticket for the Recycling World Exhibition, visit

A very limited number of exhibition stands are still currently available in the Compounding World Expo and the Plastics Recycling World Exhibition. If you would like to know more about promoting your company to the large and high-quality audience in Essen, please contact Matt Wherlock at [email protected] or phone +44 117 924 9442.

For more information on the Compounding World Expo or the Recycling World Exhibition, including the current exhibitor lists, stand booking details, conference programmes and online registration, please visit:

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