2013-10-10 12:15:46 - The summit in Saudi Arabia to discuss innovations in manufacturing processes along with technological updates
“The global polypropylene industry has experienced growth over the last five years and with rising demand in end user market, the growth is expected to hit 62.4 million metric tons by 2020 mainly driven by Asia Pacific, Middle East and African regions” was stated in recent reports. This industry is driven by strong R&D activities through improved technological development. The Kingdom Polymers & Plastics Summit happening from 8 – 10 December at Sofitel Al Khobar will elaborate on meeting global demands and the need to increase awareness of skilled workforce and advanced technologies in Saudi Arabia‘s plastic manufacturing plants.
His Excellency Walid A. Abukhaled will be delivering keynote address on development of the Saudi industrial sectors and the role of public
private partnership in accelerating growth & development. The summit will focus on analysis of the plastics and compounding industry, polymer manufacturing applications and advancements in manufacturing and R&D technologies.
Dipl. Ing. Manfred Wiedmann, GM-Plastic Processors and Compounders from Coperion will apprise the attendees on new perspectives in compounding - the complete plant from one single source. He will talk about modular concepts, proprietary equipment for the complete process chain and integration of process and building: the LSTK solution. Coperion- Silver sponsor at the summit possess an extraordinary wealth of experience in providing the best solutions for compounding & extrusion, materials handling and services. They are known as an integrated technology provider, with comprehensive system and process expertise to implement individual solutions for compounding technology and bulk materials handling.
Also bringing forth their best solutions would be EnerPlastics- independent manufacturer of color and additive master batches servicing & Tooling Holland- that professionally design injection moulds to produce high value products with optimal outputs. Assocomaplast, a non-profit association will be supporting the Kingdom Polymers & Plastics Summit. It represents 160 Italian plastics and rubber machinery, ancillary equipment and moulds manufacturers.