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Stretch & Shrink                                                                                                C O N F E ...
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Stretch shrink2010 program

  1. 1. Stretch & Shrink Film 2010 The business conference and exhibition for the stretch & shrink film industry October 12 - 13, 2010 The Hilton Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia, USA Images courtesy of Davis-Standard LLC Register before September 3rd and save $190 Organized by Sponsored by: Applied Market Information LLC
  2. 2. Stretch & Shrink C O N F E R E N C Film 2010 TUESDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2010 12 & 13 October 2010 8:00-09:00 Registration & welcome coffee Hilton Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia, USA 9:00 Opening announcements Join AMI in Atlanta for our 5th annual STRETCH & SHRINK FILM MARKET OVERVIEW conference. The leading business conference and exhibition in North America dedicated to the stretch and shrink film industry. 9:10 Polyethylene film markets – Resin Scenarios and Last year, over 150 professionals from the world of stretch and industry development shrink films (accounting for over one billion lbs of resin purchase) Mr. Andrew Reynolds, Research Director were at this event to discuss the latest trends in materials AMI CONSULTING, United Kingdom technology, machine performance and customer demands. POLYMERS/ADDITIVES Last year AMI undertook a major global study of the stretch film industry, giving it unrivalled insight into the key business and technical 9:40 Vapor Permeable Shrink issues facing the industry today. STRETCH & SHRINK FILM 2010 will Dr. Donna Visioli, Senior Technical Program Manager DUPONT , United States build on that knowledge to provide an opportunity for the industry to meet and discuss the issues of concern today. 10:10–10:40 Coffee break SPONSORED BY: Consumption of stretch and shrink film is now in excess of 1.6 billion lbs/year and in the last 25 years it has been one of the success stories of the flexible packaging industry. Strong demand from consumer 10:40 Opportunities Provided by New Metallocene industries combined with a real competitive advantage against other Polyethylenes in Stretch and Shrink Film plastics and traditional materials has resulted in rapidly increasing Applications market demand. Also changed logistic systems and greater promotion Dr. Steven Best, Metallocene Film Product Development on the film have stimulated growth. EXXONMOBIL CHEMCIAL COMPANY, United States The conference will cover the main stretch applications for pallet wrap 11:10 Enhanced LDPE resins for collation shrink films – key as well as addressing issues in the collation shrink, pallet shrink and the properties affecting package robustness stretch hood arena. Mr. Stephen Imfeld, New Business Development Manager EQUISTAR CHEMICALS, a LyondellBasell Company, United STRETCH & SHRINK FILM 2010 will also include a panel discussion States which will aim to put these materials and technology developments in the context of the challenging business environment stretch film 11.40 Shrinking the cost and environmental impact of producers and their customers operate in. Industry consultants AMI collation shrink packages will provide a detailed overview of recent market studies which Ms. Colleen Tice, Senior Technical Service Representative analyze the structural changes in the stretch and shrink film industry. DOW CHEMICAL COMPANY, United States 12:10-1:30 Lunch Whatever your involvement in the stretch and shrink film industry, be it raw material supplier, equipment manufacturer, stretch film producer, 1:30 Novel stabilization system for enhanced polyethylene film shrink film producer, converter or customer, this event will provide an performance ideal opportunity to meet with like-minded professionals and find out Dr. Hayder Zahalka, Technology Manager about the latest opportunities for your business. CHEMTURA, United States STRETCH & SHRINK FILM 2010: 2:00 Environmentally friendly barrier and corrosion control shrink films Six good reasons why you should attend Mr. Keith Donaldson, President ENGINEERED MATERIALS, INC., United States 1. Get an up to date view on the latest trends in resins for stretch & shrink film. 2: 30 - 3:00 Coffee break EQUIPMENT/TECHNOLOGY 2. Competitive dynamics between film types and competitive products 3: 00 The importance of stretch film thickness measurement and control in lines for pre-stretch and coreless winding 3. Assess the latest technology developments and find out Mr. Rick Keller, Vice President - Blown Film how they can help improve productivity and output. DAVIS-STANDARD LLC, United States 3: 30 Recent developments in stretch film performance 4. Listen to your customers’ views on their future needs Mr. Gary Oliver, Vice President of Technology EXTRUSION DIES INDUSTRIES, LLC, United States 5. Benchmark your company’s performance against those of other leading players in the industry. 4:00 High performance stretch films comprising NanoLayers Mr. Peter Cloeren, President Mr. Olivier Catherine, Corporate Scientist 6. Network with our senior delegates and speakers from CLOEREN INC., United States around the world.
  3. 3. E P R O G R A M 4: 30 Afternoon Wrap-up and questions REGISTER BEFORE SEPTEMBER 3RD 4:45 - 6:15 Cocktail Reception SPONSORED BY: & SAVE $190 WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2010 Conference bag 8:30-9:00 Welcome coffee SPONSORED BY: 9:00 Opening announcements EQUIPMENT/TECHNOLOGY CONTINUED 09:10 An evaluation of recent innovations in winding of cast stretch film, including production gains from in line Registration pre-stretch and coreless technologies. To register you may fill out the attached form and fax it to +1 610 478 Mr. Hassan Helmy, Executive Vice President 0900. DAVIS-STANDARD LLC, United States Please contact Jessie Martin, at +1 610 478 0800 or email: with any questions. 9:40 Selecting screen changers and gear pumps for the film extrusion process Exhibit at Stretch & Shrink Film 2010! Mr. Brian Woodcock, National Sales Manager Make it easy for delegates to network with you at this busy event PSI - POLYMER SYSTEMS, INC., United States with your own table top exhibition space. Running in conjunction with the conference, the table top exhibition is an integral part of the 10:10 New Milestones For Cast Stretch Machinery event, providing the ideal setting to promote your company and its Mr. Berthold Dröge, Technical Director products to an international audience. The table top exhibition will SML MASCHINENGESELLSCHAFT mbH, Austria run throughout the conference adjacent to the main meeting room. 10:40 - 11:10 Coffee break SPONSORED BY: Space is limited and available on a first-come first-reserve basis. In order to avoid disappointment, please register for your exhibit space as soon as possible. 11:10 Radial crush – know how for your success Mr. Andreas Schwab, Project Director Organized by: GIM GESELLSCHAFT FÜR INGENIEURLEISTUNG UND APPLIED MARKET INFORMATION LLC MASCHINENBAU mbH, Germany Applied Market Information LLC is the North American operation of Applied Market Information Ltd, Europe’s leading supplier of plastics 11:40 A systems equipment approach yields new consultancy and information services to the global plastics industry. developments in cast stretch AMI LLC can offer the full range of AMI services and products to North Mr. Nick Nigro, Sales Product Manager American clients. Together with our well-established European-based WINDMOELLER & HOELSCHER CORPORATION, United States operations this means AMI is well placed to provide a truly global research capability to our clients Based in Reading PA, Applied Market 12:10 Advancements in stretch film testing methods for in Information LLC can supply all of AMI’s European directories and the field and in the lab CDs and is developing a whole new range of products for the North Mr. Kurt Riemenschneider, President American market. Its range of specialized services cover individual HIGHLIGHT INDUSTRIES INC., United States consulting services, multi-client reports, conferences and publishing. 12:40 - 2:10 Lunch To find out more about AMI’s conference program or any of our other BUSINESS FORUM services and products visit our website at: or call the AMI office on: 2:10 Stretch & Shrink – Distribution Role +1 610 478 0800 or e-mail: Ms. Dorothy (Dottie) Tubbs, Vice President of Operations GROUP O, INC., United States Applied Market Information LLC Tel: +1 610 478 0800 833 North Park Road, Suite #204 Fax: +1 610 478 0900 2:40 Stretch and shrink film – Challenges of the global market Wyomissing, PA 19610 Email: Andrew Reynolds, Research Director USA Web: AMI CONSULTING, United Kingdom 3:10 Conference Wrap-up and Questions Applied Market Information Ltd AMI’s European operations are based in Bristol in the United Kingdom 3:30 Conference ends approximately and can be contacted directly as follows: 45-47 Stokes Croft Tel: +44 117 9249442 Bristol Fax: +44 117 989 2128 BS1 3QP Email: United Kingdom Web:
  4. 4. CONFERENCE DETAILS Registration form DATE AND LOCATION: October 12-13, 2010 Stretch and Shrink Film 2010 The Hilton Atlanta, 255 Courtland Street NE October 12-13, 2010, Atlanta, GA 30303, United States The Hilton Atlanta, 255 Courtland Street NE, Tel: +1 404 659 2000 Atlanta, GA 30303 United States HOTEL ACCOMMODATION The conference fee does not include lodging. We have negotiated a special Company: ______________________________________________ rate of $129 per night for a single or double occupancy at The Hilton Atlanta. Please contact the hotel’s reservation department directly and be sure to Address: _______________________________________________ mention AMI’S Stretch and Shrink Film 2010 conference to qualify for the special room rate. Rooms are limited and will be held on a first-come, first- Country: _______________________________________________ reserved basis. The hotel rate is guaranteed for a limited number of rooms so do not delay in making your reservation for a room at the conference location. Tel:_______________________ Fax: _________________________ Tel: +1 404 659 2000 e-mail address: __________________________________________ REGISTRATION FEE Register before September 3rd is $900. Thereafter, the fee will be $1090. Company activity: _______________________________________ The registration fee includes all sessions, conference proceedings, reception, luncheons and break refreshments. GROUP RATES Delegate details / Table Top Delegate: For companies wishing to register two or more delegates, group discounts are (if more than one delegate please photocopy form) available. Please contact the conference coordinator for more details. Title: _______________First name:__________________________ SPONSORSHIP AMI events are more than just arenas for listening and networking. They also Surname: ______________________________________________ represent highly targeted opportunities to enhance your image and promote your products and services to an international audience. Position: _______________________________________________ Each event offers the following unique awareness building opportunities: sponsorship of the welcome cocktail reception, lunches, coffee breaks and Special dietary requirements: ______________________________ much more. For further information please contact the conference director at +1 610 478 0800. Payment Details: EXHIBITION PACKAGE Please make payments in US Dollars ($) This package includes and exhibition space in the conference room where we The full fee for registration is $1090 per person. will be hosting the cocktail reception, coffee breaks and lunch, giving exhibitor’s maximum exposure. It also includes 1 free registration place. Exhibitors may Please check box and write amount: either use tables provided by the hotel, or bring their own stand or display. Please note that this service is only available to companies registering at q Delegate fee before September 3rd $900 _________ least one delegate to attend the conference. To avoid disappointment please register for this service as soon as possible as only a limited number of exhibit spaces are available. For further information, please contact the conference q Delegate fee thereafter $1090 _________ coordinator. LITERATURE DISPLAY q Exhibition package $1900 _________ If your company is unable to send personnel to the conference, you can still (includes exhibition space and make your presence felt by using our literature display service. Send your one delegate space) brochures of company information to the conference and we will display them for delegates to collect at their leisure. The cost for this service is $400. q Literature Display $400 _________ SOCIAL EVENTS The social events organized for STRETCH & SHRINK FILM 2010 will provide an ideal setting for delegates and speakers to mix business with pleasure. On Total: _________ the first evening, everyone is warmly invited to attend the welcome cocktail reception which will follow the first conference session. Method of payment: SUBSTITUTIONS / CANCELLATIONS q By Check: In US Dollars ($), made payable to Delegates may be substituted at any time at no charge. We ask that you provide ample notification of substitution in order that materials can be prepared. Full “Applied Market Information LLC” refunds, less a cancellation charge of $200 will be only made on cancellations received prior to September 3rd. We regret that we cannot make refunds q Bank Transfer: Please call or email for banking on cancellations received after this date of for no-shows at the conference. information +1 610 478 0800 FAX FORM TO: +1 610 478 0900 q Visa/Mastercard/Amex My card number is: CONFERENCE HOTLINE Ms. Jessie Martin, Conference Coordinator Ms. Margit Korsak, Conference Director Name of cardholder: _____________________________________ Applied Market Information LLC Tel: +1 610 478 0800 833 North Park Road, Suite #204, Fax: +1 610 478 0900 Expiration date: ______________3 digit security code:__________ Wyomissing, PA 19610, USA Email: Cardholder’s signature: ___________________________________ Please make copies of this registration form for others to use or download a Date: __________________________________________________ PDF file copy of the brochure from our web site at