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CMT's 15th LAPET Returns to Mexico City this November with Fresh Panelists and Vital Discussions

2017-10-10 22:00

MEXICO CITY, Oct. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- CMT's 15th LAPET scheduled on November 29-30 in Mexico City, takes stock of PET, thermoform packaging demand in LATAM, impact of e-commerce on packaging and shares perspectives from brand owners and local packaging companies.

The summit brings together major packaging companies from Mexico and the larger LATAM market as well as end users for a comprehensive analysis of trends governing LATAM's PET packaging market for the coming years. A crucial panel discussion on the 'Outlook for PET products growth and new applications in the coming decade' is led by Mr. Arturo Parra Zapata, PET Operations Manager, Grupo Herdez; Ms. Sandra Evangelista, Gerente de Compras, Bic Mexico and Mr. Marco Antonio Romero Rugarcia, Business Manager, Mega Empack. The panelists explore how e-business has modified relationships with suppliers and the commitment of brand owners on the use of RPET. A related session on the 'Impact of E-commerce on Packaging Designs' is provided by Grupo Colgate Palmolive.

The summit also has Mexico's major thermoforming packaging company Sonoco de Mexico sharing the 'Advances & Trends in PET Thermoforms for Food Packaging & its Recycling Concerns'. An 'Outlook for PET Markets in Costa Rica & Guatemala' by Mr. Javier Shiffino Sole, Central America Projects, PET Packaging, PET Packaging Network is another highlight of the summit.

With changes in global supply and demand of polyester intermediates, Nexant explains the 'Current Situation of Polyester Intermediates in Latin America' highlighting MEG/PX/PTA balances in the region and across Mexico, Argentina and Brazil.

In addition, beverages brand owner Coca Cola Company shares an important talk on 'Beverage Packaging Development: Trends and Challenges' while senior reps from Mead Johnson de Mexico and Graham Packaging are confirmed to provide vital inputs in their sessions.

Other key presentations are:

  • Latin American Beverage PET in Context -- Euromonitor International
  • Are Changes in Global Supply and Demand Helping or Hindering the Latin American PET Industry? -- PCI Wood Mackenzie
  • New Developments on PET at Indorama -- Auriga Polymers Inc. of Indorama Ventures
  • Asia PET & RPET Market Outlook and Trends -- Jiangsu Sanfangxiang International Trade Co.
  • Barrier Technology: Trends and Innovation -- Logoplaste Mexico
  • Latest Applications on PET films -- Flex Americas
  • Key Factors on PET Processing and Recycling -- CIQA (Centro De Investigacion En Quimica Aplicada)

Organized by Centre for Management Technology (CMT), the summit has also arranged a Pre-Conference Site Visit to Tecnologia de Reciclaje Plant on 28 November.

Visit 15th LAPET for more information.



Source: Centre for Management Technology

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