Panel Discussions

Plastics for societal wellbeing. The role of styrenics.

On October 20, 2016, a line-up of experts met at the K Show in Düsseldorf, Germany. The focus of the discussion was on plastics for societal wellbeing, and in particular the role of styrenics. Topics such as the impact of sustainability, the proposed circular plastics economy and specific industry solutions are discussed.

Panelists:
Dr. Norbert Niessner, INEOS Styrolution
Dr. Patricia Vangheluwe, PlasticsEurope
Prof. Dr. Hans-Werner Schmidt, Universität Bayreuth
Dr. Stefan Roth, B. Braun


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The future of plastics and the role of styrenics

Three years earlier, on October 17, 2013, experts from manufacturing, science and industry organizations met at the K Show in Düsseldorf, Germany, to discuss the future of plastics and the role of styrenics. Topics included the contribution of plastics to our standard of living, the importance of sustainability and the growing demand for functional plastics.

Panelists:
Dr. Norbert Niessner, INEOS Styrolution

Dr. Patricia Vangheluwe, PlasticsEurope
Prof. Dr. Hans-Werner Schmidt, Universität Bayreuth
Dipl.-Ing. Eckart Herrmann, Volkswagen


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