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diary dates people

CoNFereNCes
& eVeNts

sChur Flexibles
Thorsten Kühn has
been appointed as CEO
of Wiener Neudorf,
Austria-based
Schur
Flexibles Group.
Kühn joins the Austrian packaging group
from Switzerland's Bilcare Research AG, a manufacturer of PVC and aluminium
foils, which he led as CEO since
2011.
Under Thorsten Kühn's
leadership, the company ex-

June 3-7 17th Polymers and Organic Chemistry Conference
Location: Palavas Les Flots, France Organiser: ICGM
Contact: NA
Web: poc2018.enscm.fr/

June 11-13 Materials Science and Engineering - Conference
Location: Barcelona, Spain
Tel: 0 800 014 8923

Organisers: Materials Conferences
Web: materialsscience.conferenceseries.com/europe

June 19-20 Plastics Meetings
Location: Lyon, France
Tel: +33 1 41 86 49 40

Organiser: Advanced Business Events
Web: www.plastics-meetings.com/en/

basF

July 4-5 MedPharmPlast Europe - Conference

Martin Brudermüller (pictured) has taken over as
the new chairman of the
board of executive directors of BASF SE following
the company's annual
shareholders' meeting
2018 on 4 May.
Brudermüller has been a
BASF executive board member
since 2006. Since 2011, he has
been serving as vice chairman of
the board and, since 2015, as
the chief technology officer of

Location: Lyon, France
Tel: +3227396388

sumitomo demag

June 19-20 PDM Event
Location: Telford, UK
Tel: +44 (0) 1622 370570

Organiser: Crain Communications
Web: www.pdmevent.com/pdm2018/en/page/home

June 20-21 Composites Innovation 2018 Conference
Location: Nottingham, UK
Tel: +44 (0)1246 266 246

Organiser: NetComposites Ltd
Web: compositesinnovation.com/

Jun 26-28 PEPP 2018 Conference
Location: Dusseldorf, Germany
Organiser: IHS Markit
Tel: + 1 303 397 2801
Web: ihsmarkit.com/events/pepp-2018/overview.html

Organiser: EuPC
Web: www.medpharmplasteurope.org/

September 25-27 Thermosetting Resins 2018
Location: Berlin, Germany
Tel: +49 3328 330258

Organiser: InnoMat GmbH
Web: thermosetting-resins.de/

September 27 Plastics Recycling Conference
Location: Peterborough, UK
Tel: +44 (1) 733 390021

Organiser: RECOUP
Web: www.recoup.org/p/298/recoup-conference

September 28 Plastics Industry Awards
Location: London, UK
Email: jackiehughes@live.co.uk

Organiser: Crain Communications
Web: www.plasticsawards.com

October 16-17 Kompozyt-Expo
Location: Krakow, Poland
Tel: +48 12 644 59 32

Organiser: Targi Krakow
Web: kompozyty.krakow.pl/gb/

October 16-20 Fakuma - Exhibition
Location: Friedrichshafen, Germany Organiser: P. E. Schall
Tel: +49 7025 9206 0
Web: www.fakuma-messe.de

November 14-16 JEC Asia 2018
Location: Seoul, South Korea
Tel: N/A

Organiser: The JEC Company
Web: www.jeccomposites.com/events/jec-asia-2018

November 15-16 Plastics Caps and Closures Conference
Location: Marriott Amsterdam
Email: dbushell@crain.com

Organiser: Crain Communications
Web: www.plasticscapsandclosures.com

November 21-22 The 2018 European Thermoplastic
Compounding Summit
Location: Dusseldorf, Germany
Organiser: ACI
Tel: +48 616 46 7047
Web: www.wplgroup.com/aci/event/european-thermoplastic-compounding-summit/

December 12-13 Automotive Surfaces Conference
Location: Steigenberger Hotel, Berlin Organiser: Crain Communications
Email: dbushell@crain.com
Web: www.decorativeautomotiveplastics.com

panded globally in the
market for packaging
for the pharmaceutical
industry and raised its
profitability fivefold.
Between 1998 and
2011, Kühn worked in
various management
functions at Klöckner Pentaplast, a manufacturer of plastic
films for the pharmaceutical,
food, electronics, medical devices and consumer goods
packaging.

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag has set
up a new subsidiary to service
customers in the Italian market,
effective 1 May.
The injection-moulding machinery supplier announced 7
May that Sumitomo (SHI)
Demag Italia is now taking
over the workforce from its

the German chemical
giant.
With the move,
Bock, who has been the
BASF chairman since
2011, will become eligible for election as a
member and chair of BASF's supervisory board in 2020 following the statutory two-years
cooling-off period.
Hans-Ulrich Engel was named
the new vice chairman of the
board.

former Italian representation,
Macam Srl, but did not further
explain the details of the takeover.
Roberto Sallemi, former owner and managing director of
Macam Srl has been appointed
as manager of the Italian subsidiary in Turin.

biesterFeld
Biesterfeld subsidiaries
in Turkey, Biesterfeld
Plastik Ticaret and Biesterfeld Özel Kimyasallar
Ticaret have appointed
Burak Batukan as deputy general manager, effective 1 April.
Burak Batukan will support
operational responsibilities and
strengthen the current manage-

ment team around Ekrem
Yümlü and Ahmet Göktan, managing directors
of the two companies.
Burak Batukan has
many years of experience in the chemical industry and is specialised in technical sales, product marketing
and business development
across various market segments.

NatureWorks
NatureWorks LLC's
board of directors has
named Richard Altice as
the company's new president and chief executive
officer (CEO), replacing
Marc Verbruggen, who
led the company from 2008 until his retirement in 2017.
Altice joins the Minneso-

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ta-based
bioplastics
manufacturer from PolyOne Corp. where he was
senior vice president and
president - designed
structures and solutions.
At PolyOne, he had
global responsibility for the
sheet, roll stock, and formed
packaging business.

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http://poc2018.enscm.fr/ http://materialsscience.conferenceseries.com/europe http://www.plastics-meetings.com/en/ http://www.pdmevent.com/pdm2018/en/page/home http://www.compositesinnovation.com/ http://www.ihsmarkit.com/events/pepp-2018/overview.html http://www.medpharmplasteurope.org/ http://www.thermosetting-resins.de/ http://www.recoup.org/p/298/recoup-conference http://www.plasticsawards.com http://kompozyty.krakow.pl/gb/ http://www.fakuma-messe.de http://www.jeccomposites.com/events/jec-asia-2018 http://www.plasticscapsandclosures.com http://www.wplgroup.com/aci/event/european-thermoplastic-compounding-summit/ http://www.decorativeautomotiveplastics.com

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