PET Sheets and thermoforms

PET Sheets & Thermoforms Two Day Event

PET Sheets & Thermoforms is a ‘first of its kind’ two day event being held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Gatwick Airport, 19th – 20th February 2018.


Bandera are associate sponsors of this event and their Foil and Sheet Line specialist, Andrea Prina, will be presenting Innovative Extrusion Solutions for Rigid Packaging on Day One.


Key highlights of this important event will be: 


  • RPET Market Outlook – and issues impacting the market and the UK perspective
  • Supporting the effective and sustainable use of PET sheets in thermoforming applications
  • WRAP presenting on the circular economy and development in the thermoforming industry and the recovery of trays and containers in UK
  • Young Seafood’s Group sharing their journey on their new fish MAP pack tray  in rPET
  • France thermoform packaging market – reaching milestones towards a circular economy
  • Recycling black food trays – challenges & progress to date
  • Carbios share the novel enzymatic process to depolymerize all kind of  PET, including sheets and thermoforms, back into PTA and MEG
  • Mergers & Acquisitions in Europe’s packaging market with focus on the thermoforming industry and what happens next
  • Meeting increasing demand for extended shelf life packaging
  • Designing for sustainability – our experience with Coop’s convenience food packaging
  • Delivering innovations & sustainable solutions in thermoform packaging
  • APET Developments, Trends & Sustainability Impacts– A perspective from India


It will be an opportunity to network with • Thermoformers • OEM’s • Machinery & Tooling Producers • Film and Sheet Suppliers • Resin Producers • Recyclers • Packaging companies • Supermarket retailers • Brand owners and end users from the food & beverage, home and personal care, medical & pharmaceutical industry.


Furthermore, Day Two also offers the rare opportunity for delegates to visit the Viridor PET Recycling facility in nearby Rochester.


To discover more about this event, the speakers and the other opportunities surrounding it, please visit the organisers website


Alternatively, contact us for more information about how you can secure places