Plastics Live 2025 | Coventry Building Society Arena, Coventry, UK | 2-3 April 2025

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Plastics Live 2025 | Coventry Building Society Arena, Coventry, UK | 2-3 April 2025

Colocated with:

Plastics Live Conference

The on-site conference at Plastics Live reflects the comprehensive focus of the exhibition, and provides attendees with insights into best-in-class processes and technologies that can be used to optimise plastics manufacturing.

What is involved?

Speakers at the conference will provide insight into the ways in which plastic manufacturers can embrace top-end traditional plastics processing technologies, additive manufacturing, and Industry 4.0 solutions, while all the time keeping an eagle eye on ever present sustainability issues.

Day 1

TimeTopicSpeaker
10:30-11:00Health & Safety Compliance in the Plastics Industry - where we are now and horizon scanning.Richard Bladon CMIOSH , PIEMA , AMIFPO
Director
Richard Bladon & Associates Ltd
11:00-12:30The continuum between subcontracting 3D printing and buying a machine(s) for in-house use Roundtable discussionAndrew Allshorn - Moderator (Additive Manufacturing Advisor and Founder
at 3D-SQUARED)

Rich Proctor (Managing Director at AME Group)

Jo Young (Managing Director at Additive-X)

Martin Forth (CRO, Triditive)
12:30-13:30Lunch
13:30-14:00Produce Fast, Functional Prototypes with Freeform Injection MoldingSeamus Harrison (Operations Manager at Mark 3D)
14:00-14:30SABIC Specialties Solutions for Paint Elimination in Automotive Exterior TrimsJan Szymula (Lead Engineer, Technical Development
Commercial North-East/MEA
Specialties Europe at SABIC)
14:30-15:00Sustainability: It's not what you think it is.Dr Robin Kent (Managing Director at Tangram Technology Ltd.)
15:00-15:30Advances in Physical and Chemical Plastics RecyclingDr. Terence A. Cooper (Chief Executive Officer at ARGO Group International)

Day 2

TimeTopicSpeaker
10:30 - 11:00Marketing for Manufacturers: A PlastikMedia GuideJess Clarke (Managing Director at Plastikcity) Will Clarke (Sales Director at Plastikcity)
11:00 - 11:30New developments in field of anti-scratch and anti-mar systemsJan Szymula (Lead Engineer, Technical Development
Commercial North-East/MEA
Specialties Europe at SABIC)
11:30 - 12:00Plant based plastics for durable applicationsDr Andrew Gill (Technical Director at FLOREON)
12:00 - 12:30User benefits of MI240 saturated synthetic ester (SSE) hydraulic fluid in injection and blow-moulding machines.Martin Gough (Business Manager, Performance Biolubricants)
12:30 - 13:30Lunch
13:30 - 14:00Recycling of carpet that normally goes into landfill?Mike Thompson (Innovate Recycle)
14:00 - 14:30Plastics sustaina what ability

The meandering roads and mountain paths to an industrial sustainable future
Dr Geoff Mackey (UK Country Head for PlasticsEurope)
14:30 - 15:00Developments and Trends in Bioplastics Technology and MarketsDr. Terence A. Cooper (Chief Executive Officer at ARGO Group International)
15:00 - 15:30Designing materials and Products SustainablyGraham Cotton (Colloids Ltd)
Meet the speakers
Interested in speaking at Plastics Live?