AMI announces the 10th annual polyethylene films conference
Applied Market Information LLC (AMI) will be hosting Polyethylene Films 2012 in Daytona Beach, FL at The Shores Resort & Spa on February 9-10, 2012. This will be the tenth annual edition of this conference focusing on the polyethylene film industry. The headline sponsors this year are Ampacet and Techmer PM, with additional sponsorship by Polyfil. Polyethylene Films is designed to be an international meeting place for all members of the industry supply chain to discuss ideas and formulate plans for the future. The conference will begin on day 1 with a market overview, given by AMI’s Research Director, Andrew Reynolds. The first session will cover prime raw materials with presentations from leading chemical companies including The Dow Chemical Company and Total Petrochemicals. During Session 2, discussions will highlight additives with speakers from Unimin, A. Schulman, and Chemtura. Day 1 will conclude with session 3 focusing on ancilary equipment with presentations from NDC Infrared Engineering, Inc., and Next Generation Recycling Machines, Inc. All conference attendees are invited to attend a networking cocktail reception at the conclusion of the presentations on the first day. The second day of the conference will begin with session 4 comprised of primary machinery papers from Reifenhauser Inc., Davis Standard LLC, Macchi North America Plastic Machinery, Inc., and Windmoeller & Hoelscher Corporation. The conference will conclude with a fifth session, the Business Forum. Attendees will hear from industry leaders from CMD Corporation, Sealed Air Corporation, and Exxon Mobil. Andrew Reynolds will finish the session with the current status and outlook for the PE film industry in North America. There will be an exhibition running alongside the conference. The table tops will allow companies to display their services and products to a highly targeted audience. Also, all social gatherings and the cocktail reception will be hosted in the Exhibition Room. The full conference brochure can be found at http://www.amiplastics-na.com/Events/Event.aspx?code=C449&sec=2239.