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Industry comes together at EREMA Discovery Days 2018: The Future of the Circular Economy – Innovative Technologies, Effective Strategies

Photo: Panel discussion on the topic of "Circular economy and raw material producers – parallel worlds or a complementary concept?"

Photo: © EREMA, f.l.t.r.: Anton Wolfsberger, Borealis, Head of Marketing Consumer Products and Pipe; Alexander van Veen, Braskem Netherlands, Managing Director / Commercial, Procurement & TS&D and moderator Steve Chaid

More than 1000 guests invited by EREMA made their way to Ansfelden, Austria, for the Discovery Days 2018 from 27 to 29 June. Well-known companies from the plastics sector, such as Borealis, Engel, Greiner, Haidlmair and Henkel gave participants an insight into their view of working with plastics in a sustainable way. Besides the technical and strategic answers presented by EREMA with regard to plastics recycling, there was an extensive array of perspectives on the topic of the plastics industry – the circular economy. The conclusion of the conference: only more intensive collaboration within the industry can collectively develop the required technologies which will meet the recycling targets and thus see more recycled pellets used in end products.
 
Attendees received an insight into the activities of plastics companies among the value chain in parallel event and company visits to Engel and Greiner Packaging. Borealis also invited Discovery Day participants to their Innovation Headquarters in Linz on day two. In a Science Walk through the company’s application hall the focus was on the processing of recyclable polyolefins and recycled pellets.
 
Click here to learn more about the ERAMA Discovery Days 2018.

Photo: Panel discussion on the topic of "Circular economy and raw material producers – parallel worlds or a complementary concept?"

Photo: © EREMA, f.l.t.r.: Anton Wolfsberger, Borealis, Head of Marketing Consumer Products and Pipe; Alexander van Veen, Braskem Netherlands, Managing Director / Commercial, Procurement & TS&D and moderator Steve Chaid

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Photo: Panel discussion on the topic of "Circular economy and raw material producers – parallel worlds or a complementary concept?" Photo: © EREMA, f.l.t.r.: Anton Wolfsberger, Borealis, Head of Marketing Consumer Products and Pipe; Alexander van Veen, Braskem Netherlands, Managing Director / Commercial, Procurement & TS&D and moderator Steve Chaid
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