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Danone to Deliver Keynote at Smithers Rapra’s Blowing Agents & Foaming Processes 2014 Conference

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2014-03-05 08:31:02 -

Smithers Rapra is delighted to announce the addition of keynote speaker Laurent Benoit-Maréchal, Upstream Packaging R&D, Quality and Technical Assistance Manager at Danone, to the line-up of speakers for the Blowing Agents & Foaming Processes 2014 conference, which will be taking place in Vienna, Austria from 13-14 May.

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Danone have been working on foam polystyrene innovations for many years now as part of continuous improvements in the light-weighting of plastic packaging, leading to the exploration of new polymers and additives.
Their commitment to this goal has led them to the cutting edge of the packaging industry. Benoit-Maréchal is currently working on the improvement of the current grades and on the development of

new grades for new polymers in order to improve the foam layer in plastic sheet for Form-Fill-Seal Technology at Danone.

Laurent Benoit-Maréchal will join speakers from DS Smith Packaging, Trexel, Evonik and Dow, Reedy International and Horizon Plastics International to discuss blowing and nucleating agents for industry applications, gasing extrusion developments, advances in resin and particle foams, nano-technology, new market solutions in injection moulding and recycling foamed substrates.

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The diverse programme will incorporate an industry site visit to the WITTMANN-BATTENFELD GmBh facility on 14 May 2014 to experience a demonstration of new processes and methods in injection moulding and the latest technology for physical gassing is CELLMOULD®.

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About Smithers Rapra

Smithers Rapra is the global leader in rubber, plastics, polymer and composites testing, consulting and information products and events, with key focuses including the tire, industrial, transportation, consumer and medical industries. For more information, visit : .

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