Nestlé to Speak at Specialty Papers Europe 2017

Nestlé to speak at Specialty Papers Europe 2017


Ahead of Specialty Papers Europe 2017, Alexey Vishtal from Nestlé reveals some of the latest innovations in packaging and provides an insight into some of the main challenges currently facing the packaging industry. 

Q. What are the latest innovations in packaging right now?   
I would say most of the innovations are related to functional papers i.e. papers with barrier or repellent properties. These functionalities are obtained mainly via dispersion coating techniques but not exclusively. Some of these functional papers are already commercially available.

Q. Why do you think it is important to attend the Specialty Papers EU conference?
Specialty Papers EU conference is the place to be for those who want to be aware of recent trends in the manufacturing, converting and application of novel grades of paper - from special printing to packaging and construction. The event is a unique networking opportunity.

Q. What are the main challenges the packaging industry is facing and how do you think this conference can address them?
Perhaps the main challenges today relates to consumer misunderstanding about the role and impact of packaging. Packaging is often perceived as a source of pollution and not as.....Read more 

Hear more from Alexey Vishtal and fellow high-level industry speakers at this year's Specialty Papers Europe 2017 taking place in Cologne, Germany from 3 -5 April.

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Book before Friday 17 March for your last chance to save over €320

This year’s conference promises to provide an unparalleled learning and networking opportunity for anyone from within the paper industry so don’t forget to book before 17 March 2017 for you last chance to save on your ticket. Pricing for this conference is phased, meaning that the earlier you book – the cheaper your ticket will be! Currently, the rate of €1,149 is in place until 17 March at midnight BST and TAPPI members get an additional 15% off so book before then to avoid paying more for your ticket! Book here using code SPEU17TAPS.

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