Plastics Live 2024 | Coventry Building Society Arena, Coventry, UK | 12-13 June 2024

Colocated with:

Plastics Live 2024 | Coventry Building Society Arena, Coventry, UK | 12-13 June 2024

Colocated with:

Dr. Terence A. Cooper

Dr. Terry Cooper is CEO of ARGO Group International, which provides specialized consulting services in chemical and polymer science, materials technology and market and applications development and strategic analysis in North America, Europe and Japan.  Current areas of major involvement include new product, process and market development in biobased, biodegradable, compostable and water-soluble polymers; biofuels; packaging technology and sustainable packaging; and recycling and recovery technology.  He has over 50 years’ experience in worldwide polymer-related R&D, manufacturing and market development.  He spent 16 years in R&D at DuPont and eight years managing polymer-related research and business groups at Arco Chemical Company (Atlantic Richfield), before founding ARGO Group.  He is responsible for work recognized in over 40 patents and applications and over 80 publications and presentations and has extensive international experience in the United States, UK, Europe and Japan. He holds a D.Phil. in Physical Organic Chemistry from Oxford University; an MBA from Drexel University specializing in economic methods and international marketing; and held a Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Molecular Biophysics at Yale University.  Memberships include the Society of Plastics Engineers, American Chemical Society, American Institute of Chemical Engineers, Plastics Consultancy Network, Chemical Consultants Network, and Chemical and Industrial Consultants Association.

Topic:
Ten-Year Forecast of Disruptive Technologies for Plastic Packaging Recycling and Recovery to 2030 and Developments and Trends in Bioplastics Technology and Markets for Flexible, Multilayer, Pouch and Barrier Packaging
Date & Time:
Day 1 - 10:30 - 11:00 and Day 2 - 14:00 - 14:30