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Programme

ARMO 2023 takes place 10-12 September and always features a packed programme highlighting the latest developments in rotational moulding.

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Event Schedule:

 

Sunday 10th September
Optional Pre event conferences available to book:

Controlling Your Cooling to Improve Part Quality and Dimensional Consistency

Dr Gareth McDowell, 493k and Dr Nick Henwood, Rotomotive

 

Welcome Drinks

16.00 to 18.00 (doors open at 15.30)


Monday 11th September
 

08.30                          Venue Opens

09.00 - 09.30             Opening Remarks

09.30 - 09.55             The Circular Economy for Plastics - key facts on plastics production, demand, conversion and end of life                                                management in Europe and in Poland
                                    Anna Kozera - Szalkowska, Plastics Europe Polska

09.55 - 10.25             Sustainability in Rotomoulding    
                                    Steve Harrington, Matrix Polymers

10.25-10.42               Specialty Rotational Moulding Products and Uses Thereof

                                    Maisyn Picard, Ingenia Polymers


10.42-11.00              The Development of Polystyrene-based Rotomoulding Materials
                                   Dr Nick Henwood, Rotomotive Ltd

 

11.00 - 11.30             Tea and Coffee            
               
11.30-11.48              The LyondellBasell rotomolding strategy for our changing world
                                   Angelique Brocatus - Kooijmans, LyondellBasell

11.48 - 12.06            SMART and Automation: the future of rotomoulding
                                   Jacopo Fort, Persico

12.06 - 12.21              It's the outcome that counts    

                                     Rory Jones, La Plastecnica


12.21 - 12.39             Rotomoulding Opportunities in Hydrogen Fuel Storage

                                    Dharana Jayawardane, Matrix Polymers & Nicolas Dufaure, Arkema


12.39 - 12.57              Energy-saving and efficient rotational molds - coupled with German quality, decades of experience &                                                      environmentally friendly manufacturing processes!

                                    Lukasz Bywalec, Maus


12.57 - 14.00              Networking Lunch            
             
14.00 - 14.18             Sustainability Related Research & Development in Rotational Moulding
                                    Dr Mark McCourt, Queens University Belfast


14.18 - 14.36             Hybrid machine - opportunities and threats

                                    Przemysław Orlik, Orex


14.36 - 1454               Change or be changed – what is your strategy?

                                    Ronny Ervik, Norner


1454 - 15.12              Automation for Higher quality and cost reduction with energy efficency

                                    Frank Harleman, Modelmakerij Hengalo


15.12 - 15.30             The Current Work in Polymer Processing Laboratory at Poznan University of Technology

                                    Prof Mateusz Barczewski, Poznan University of Technology


15.30 - 15.50             Tea and Coffee Break            
           
15.50 - 16.08             Our Road to Sustainable Rotomoulding

                                    Dadi Valdimarsson, Rotovia


16.08 - 16.26             Data driven and 4.0 technologies in rotomoulding

                                    Johan Potargent, AMS Robotics


16.26 - 16.44             Sustainability in the graphics industry: thoughts and opportunities

                                    Konstantia Asteriadou, Lysis Technology


16.44 - 17.02             Energy Efficient Rotation

                                    Frank Naumann, ROTO Evolution


17.02 - 17.20             Customizing PMMA for Rotational Moulding Applications
                                    Dr Carlos Caro, HD Kunstoffe


17.20 - 17.30             Closing Remarks 

 

17.30                          Venue Closes   

ARMO Gala Dinner

18.30                          Gala Dinner Opens

Tuesday 12 September          

09.00                          Venue opens

 

09.30 - 09.40             Opening Remarks  

 
09.40 - 09.58             Development of an optimised recycled/virgin Polypropylene (PP) blend for rotational moulding industries

                                    Lei Wang, Matrix Polymers


09.58 - 10.16             Circular Economy – The Face of Future Sustainability

                                    Ravi Kumar, Roots Multiclean Ltd


10.16 - 10.34             Introduction to the Corcoran Group, Polymer Division

                                   Andrew Byrne, Corcoran Group


10.34 - 10.52             Research on Rotomolding Materials for the Type IV Hydrogen Cylinder

                                    Dr Wang Xiulei

 

10.52 - 11.30               Tea and Coffee

         
11.30 - 11.48              Icorene 1490, the new grade that will challenge and surprise you!   

                                     John Steele, LyondellBassell


11.48 - 12.06              Where the Energy Goes in Rotomoulding

                                     Dr Gareth McDowell, 493k


12.06 - 12.24             Getting Connected - product track & trace

                                    Walter Bonazzi, PSI Brand


12.24 - 12.42             New-Age Materials For Automotive Applications

                                    Mr. Venkit Mahadevan, Polymer Link


12.42 - 13.00              Postcards from the North American Rotomoulding Market

                                    David Smith, ARM/Muehlstein


13.00 -14.00              Networking Lunch

           
14.00 - 14.18​             ARMO and ARMO App update

                                   Wayne Wiid, ARMSA/ Pioneer Plastics


14.18 - 14.36             TotalEnergies Ambitions in the Circular Economy for Plastics

                                    Eric Mazier, TotalEnergies


14.36 - 14.54             Making your Roto Moulding Plant Sustainable

                                    Gary Lategan, Roto Solutions


14.54 - 15.12             Kingspan Rokietnica - Learnings from our site sustainability journey

                                    Krzysztof Sędziak (Kingspan) & John Lennon (Kingspan) 


15.12 - 15.30             The Sustainable Development Group and its Special Rotomoulding Materials Based on Bio-content,                                                        Biodegradable, Foams

                                    Mark Thometschek, The SDG group


15.20 - 15.30             Close   

 

16.00                          Venue closes 

Opening times:

10 September 15.45 to 18.00
11 Septemb
er 8.30 to 17.00

12 September 9.00 to 16.00

The seminar programme is currently being developed and more details will be posted here once available.

If you have a presentation that you would like to be considered, more details are available here

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