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07-18-2008

Masterbatch Conference was Successful

The Masterbatch conference of the Applied Market Information Ltd, Bristol, UK, took place in Barcelona, Spain from 24–26 June 2008. It attracted 200 delegates from the industry, including all the leading masterbatch players. Andrew Reynolds of AMI began by describing the effects of changes in the overall polymer markets on the masterbatch industry.

Alok Masterbatches reviewed the local situation in India.

Kraft Foods described the requirements of packaging including product protection, marketing and branding, consumer safety, distribution and product information.

Lego has 1100 injection molding machines and masterbatch is widely used.

Nubiola has a range of ultramarine pigments with food contact approval and low migration, suitable for use with all types of polymer and non-warping or shrinking.

Techmer discussed the routes to continuous business improvement by raising standards and adding value.

BASF has extensive experience in additives such as UV stabilizers and food contact approved materials. Ciba has been looking at additive combinations and their effect on warpage, particularly pigments and nucleating agents.

Clariant has researched the coloration and stabilization of TPEs, where the largest market applications are sports and leisure, conveyor belts and shoes.

Pomini produces continuous mixers for masterbatch production and has studied the ’mechanochemistry’ of the process for different applications. Leistritz has large volume, high torque twin screw extruders for mixing masterbatch. Gala GmbH and Automatik Plastics Machinery have some of the latest pelletizing equipment.

The next event is scheduled for June 2009.

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