Check the final programme & register now to the EuMBC Conference 2016 on 24 November in Brussels

Check the final programme & register now to the EuMBC Conference 2016 on 24 November in Brussels

Gain an insight into the latest EU regulatory developments for Masterbatchers & Compounders



EuMBC, the European Masterbatchers and Compounders association, invites to its 2016 Conference on 24 November at the Diamant Conference & Business Centre in Brussels.



08:30 - 09:30 EuMBC General Assembly - for members only
09:30 - 10:00 Registration & Welcome Coffee
10:00 - 10:15 Welcome & Introduction to EuMBC
- Marc Cornu, EuMBC President
10:15 - 11:15 Energy savings in masterbatches and compounding plants
- Robin Kent, Managing Director, Tangram Technology Ltd. - Consulting Engineers for Energy Management in Plastics Processing

11:15 - 11:45

Influence of screw design and processing conditions over NIAS in co-rotating twin screw extrusion
- Luis Roca Blay, Head of Compounding, Aimplas
11:45 - 12:15 Dust explosion essentials for ATEX studies
- Hervé Vaudrey, Regional Director EMEA, Process Safety, DEKRA Insight
12:15 - 13:15 Networking Lunch
13:15 - 13:45 Antimony trioxide
- Caroline Braibant, Secretary-General, International Antimony Association (i2A)
13:45 - 14:15 GUIDEnano: a tool to assess the safe use of new nanomaterials in workplaces and the environment
- Davide Lotti, Product Regulatory Affairs Assistant, LATI
14:15 - 14:45

Notification of Nanomaterial
- Roger van der Linden, Consultant, Borealis / Plastics Europe

14:45 - 15:15

Coffee Break
15:15 - 15:45 Benzotriazole-Type UV Absorbers: a blessing and a curse
- Rolf Wittlinger, Product Stewardship Plastic Additives, BASF
15:45 - 16:15 Update on Titanium dioxide
- Patrick de Kort, Regulatory Affairs, Polymer Comply Europe (PCE)



EuMBC members: for free
Non-members: 200 Euro (excl. VAT)




Thursday, 24 November 2016:
08:30 - 09:30: EuMBC General Assembly - for members only
09:30 - 10:00: Registration & Welcome Coffee
10:00 - 16:15: EuMBC Conference 2016

Diamant Conference & Business Centre
Auguste Reyerslaan 80
1030 Brussels


If you have any further questions or need more information, please do not hesitate to contact Eva Schneider,

We are looking forward to welcoming you to our event.

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About EuMBC

Created in 2001, as a sector group of EuPC and under the original name of ETHIC, EuMBC is today an association of companies which hold manufacturing operations in the EU, EEA and Turkey.

EuMBC represents and defends the interests of the European compounds and masterbatch producers vis-à-vis the European institutions and other professional organisations. It is particularly active in all fields related to the plastics industry (e.g. REACH, Food Contact or new technologies).

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