2019 TAPPI European PLACE Conference

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Monday, 20 May 2019

Opening/Welcome Remarks

Session 1 - Packaging and Society
Session Chair: Guenter Schubert, Hydro Aluminium Rolled Products GmbH

Plastics and Planet: A View into the Future
Rudy Koopmans, Plastics Innovation Competence Centre (PICC)

Role of the Packaging in LCA of Food Products in Preventing Food Waste
Frans Silvenius, Natural Resources Institute of Finland

Adhesives and Coatings for Circular Flexible Packaging
Dennis Bankmann, Henkel AG & Co KGaA

Session 2 – Extrusion Coating – Is There a Life After That?
Session Chair: Otto Plassmann, INEOS O&P Europe

The Path to Formable Cellulose-Based Barrier Solutions in Packaging
Marek Hauptmann, Steinbeis Hochschule

Innovative Cellulose-Based Multilayer Packaging Films
Mika Vähä-Nissi, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd.

Replacement of Plastic Material in Disposable Cups
Markku Hämäläinen, Kotkamills Oy

Session 3 – Everything in Flux – Mastering Molten Materials
Session Chair: Linda van den Bossche, ExxonMobil Chemical

Effect of Polyolefin Molecular Structure on Product Properties in Extrusion Coating
Esa Suokas, Tampere University

Fast Prediction of Resin Performance in Curtain Extrusion Coating
Sylvie Vervoort, Dow Benelux B.V.

The Deborah Calculator: Using Rheological Indicators to Predict Film Instability in Extrusion Coating
Claes Oveby, Tetra Pak Packaging Solutions AB

Session 4 – Innovation Counter
Session Chair: Guenter Schubert, Hydro Aluminium Rolled Products GmbH

Vistamaxx™ Performance Polymers – Create New Extrusion Coating Possibilities
Anja Schulz, ExxonMobil Chemical

Inspection Standards for the Pharma, Medical, Hygiene and Food films - Newest Technologies like Multi-Channel-Evaluation (MCE)
Oliver Hissmann, OCS Service GmbH

ExceedTM Performance PE Polymers Enhance Sealing Performance in Extrusion Coating
Linda van den Bossche, ExxonMobil Chemical

Expanding Packaging Performance
Carolina Gregorio, Dow

Oxygen Barrier of Your Packaging - Improved Measuring for the Right Values
Andreas Roos, Ametek

Improving Barrier Properties with Cellulose Nanocrystals
Richard Berry, CelluForce

Session 5- Experience in Quality Matrices
Session Chair: Eva-Maria Kupsch, The Dow Chemical Company

Rheotens – A Method to Characterise Extrusion Coating of Polyolefins
Mikko Peltovuori, Borealis Polymer Oy

The Challenge of Evaluation of the Optical Quality of Polymers
Susanne Kuttnick-Conrad,INEOS; Peter Mayo, Borealis

Oxygen and Water Vapour Permeation Measurements for Packagings and Technical Films
Sven Saengerlaub, Fraunhofer IVV

Session 6– Feedblock, Die and Curtain
Session Chair: Auli Nummila-Pakarinen, Borealis Polymers Oy

Increase of Efficiency and Waste Reduction in An Extrusion Coating Plant
Michael Schroeder, ER-WE-PA Davis Standard

Fast Web Width Change on Running Extrusion Lines
Davide Pomati, Bobst Italia

“Unlocking” the Potential of Your Variable Geometry Feedblock
Christine Ronaghan, Cloeren Inc.

Session 7- Sealing Performance – Prediction and Practice
Session Chair: Guenter Schubert, Hydro Aluminium Rolled Products GmbH

Multi-criteria Evaluation and Optimisation of Sealing Performance by DOE and Response Surface Methodology
Bart de Ketelaere, Katholieke Universiteit Lauven

Maximizing Seal Strength of a Commercial PET Bottom Web and Top Film with Solid and Liquid Contamination
Bram Bamps, Hasselt University

Optimisation of Peelable Packaging Using DOE
Ina Schreib, Fraunhofer IVV Dresden

Numerical Simulation of Heat Sealing Process of Multilayer Packaging Films
Benjamin Stephan, Fraunhofer IVV Dresden/The Dow Chemical Company

Session 8– Extrusion Novelties and Innovation
Session Chair: Sven Saengerlaub, Fraunhofer IVV

Smart Light Weighting of Flexible Packaging Structures
Karlheinz Hausmann, The Dow Chemical Company

A Sustainable Solution for Extrusion Coating Applications with Tubular LDPE
Roger Malmegrim, Braskem

Mono Materials in Multi Layers
Auli Nummila-Pakarinen, Borealis Polymers Oy

Materials Innovation Coupled with Latest Extrusion Technologies to Advance Plastics Packaging Circularity
Luis Zalamea, Dow Europe GmbH

Session 9—Poster Session and Coffee
Session Chair: Guenter Schubert, Hydro Aluminium Rolled Products GmbH

Nanocellulose and Polylactic Acid Based Multilayer Coating for Barrier Applications
Johanna Lahti, Tampere University

Bioactive Materials: Bio-based Mineral Oil Barrier Coatings for Paper
Martina Lindner, Sven Saengerlaub, Fraunhofer IVV

Fast Shelf Life Prediction for Milk – Fast Selection of Right Packaging
Matthias Reinelt, Sven Saengerlaub, Fraunhofer IVV

Improved Properties of Films and Coatings by Nano-Modification
Esra Kucukpinar, Fraunhofer Institute

Polyethylene, Acid Co-polymer and Ionomere Sealants on Aluminum Foil-What Really Makes them Different?
Guenter Schubert, Hydro Aluminium Rolled Products, GmbH

Web Inspection System FSP 600
Oliver Hissmann, OCS Service GmbH

Polyolefin Packaging Design
Gustav Tobieson, Borealis Polymers Oy

Permeability Measurement of Polymeric Coatings Used in Restoration Practice
Réka Lilla Kovács, University of Debrecen

Oxygen Barrier of Your Packaging - Improved Measuring for the Right Values
Andreas Roos, AMETEK GmbH

Improving Barrier Properties with Cellulose Nanocrystals
Richard Berry – CelluForce - Montreal

Session 10 – Adhesion and Adhesives
Session Chair: Esra Kucukpinar, Fraunhofer Institute

Laser Die-Cutting on Solvent Less Laminators in Applications for Flexible Packaging
Giancarlo Caimmi, Nordmeccanica SpA

Adhesive Lamination Performance - What Really Matters
Erwin Jochim, MORCHEM GmbH

New Solutions for Sustainable Designs in Extrusion Laminations
Eva-Maria Kupsch, Dow Europe GmbH

Session 11 – Sustainability Solutions
Session Chair: Johanna Lahti, Tampere University

Ethylene Vinyl Alcohol Copolymer (EVOH) as a Functional Barrier Against Surrogate Components Migrating from Recycled Paperboard Packaging
Caroline Maes, EVAL Europe - Kuraray

Making Plastics Part of the Circular Economy
Isabel Arroyo, The Dow Chemical Company

Market Implementation of Active and Intelligent Packaging – Opportunities from a Socio-Economic Perspective
Johanna Lahti, Tampere University

Session 13—Extrusion Tie Layer Carousel
Session Chair: Eva-Maria Kupsch, The Dow Chemical Company

Fine-Tuned Adhesive for Demanding Applications in Extrusion Coating and Lamination
Alejandra Reyna, ARKEMA - Bostik

New Adhesion Possibilities with Flexible Grafted Polyolefin
Quentin Le Piouff, Nordic Grafting Company

Nanocellulose and Polylactic Acid Based Multilayer Coating for Barrier Applications
Johanna Lahti, Tampere University

Session 14– New Potentials of Classical Methods
Session Chair: Luis Zalamea, Dow Europe GmbH

Thermogravimetric Analysis of Polymers for Extrusion Coating
Guenter Schubert, Hydro Aluminium Rolled Products GmbH

Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC) for Polymers/PCR Characterization and Applications Development
Rajen Patel, The Dow Chemical Company

Cross Section Polishing of Packaging Laminates and Their Defects
Guenter Schubert, Hydro Aluminium Rolled Products GmbH

Session 15 – Barrier Performance
Session Chair: Otto Plassmann, INEOS O&P Europe

Does Your Package Meet The Shelf Life Requirements Your Packaging Materials Promises?
Andreas Roos, AMETEK GmbH

Adhesion and Barrier Aspects in VIP Laminates
Esra Kucukpinar, Fraunhofer Institute

High Performance Extrusion Coating of Thin Aluminium Foil and Consequential Barrier Challenges
Guenter Schubert, Hydro Aluminium Rolled Products GmbH