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Developments in Polyethylene

In this seminar we will hear about a number of developments in Polyethylene. Ged Beckton will discuss a number of challenging flexible packaging application in industrial and food packaging including easy-peel and reclosable packaging. Matching head tooling to the characteristics of the resin can enable the best performance from new generation dairy blow moulding resins, resulting in faster cycle times and improved bottle performance, Camtech Engineering will elaborate on the details, Qenos will present a recently study on the unexpected effects of commonly used pigments on the physical properties of rotationally moulded products. We will then switch gears and discuss Polyethylene sustainability. In 2015 we used 84Mt of plastics in consumer products and packaging. Would the elimination of plastics lead to a better environmental outcome?

Qenos Technical Centre Tour (Maximum 30 participants) Gate 13, 611 Kororoit Creek Road, Altona (see attached map) 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm: Tour of Qenos Technical Centre (limited numbers) Seminar at Kooringal Golf Club Wilga Avenue, Altona 3018 5:30 pm to 6:00 pm Drinks at Kooringal Golf Club 6:00 pm to 6:30 pm Flexible packaging solutions from Qenos eXsource Gerald Beckton, Market Development Manager, Qenos eXsource

6:30 pm to 7:00 pm The Effect on Extrusion Tooling of Light Weight Milk Bottles Len Riseley, Design Manager, Camtech Engineering 7::00 pm to 7:30 pm Drinks and finger food 7:30 pm to 8:00 pm What a Difference a Bit of Colour Makes Sally Hunter, Technical Service Specialist, Qenos

8:00 pm to 8:20 pm Polyethylene and Sustainability Philip Adetunji, Senior Technologist, Qenos 8:20 pm to 8:30 pm Close SPE representative

8:30 pm to 9:30 pm


For further information contact Craig Benson on 0417 373 004 or

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