2015 EU PLACE Conference Documents

The TAPPI European PLACE Conference 2015 was held May 11- 13 in Nice, France.
The Conference featured a peer-reviewed technical program including more than 40 presentations and papers presented throughout the conference.

Technical Program proceedings are free to full conference attendees and TAPPI members, just simply login to TAPPI.ORG to download any of the presentations below.

View the Full Program Agenda

Session 1 - Technology and Sustainability (Session Chair: Günter Schubert, Hydro Aluminum Rolled Products GmbH)

Session 2 – New Polymer Trends (Session Chair: Bernard Fehr, DOW Europe GmbH)

Session 3 - Extrusion Performance (Session Chair: Otto Plassmann, INEOS)

Session 4- Innovation Counter

  • Apurva Shah, The DOW Chemical Company
  • Linda van den Bossche, ExxonMobil Chemical
  • Jacques Dheur, INEOS
  • Mario Hoellnstainer, SML
  • Hans Oerley, Dr. Schenk
  • Andreas Roos, Mocon
  • Rocio Burgos, M.Torres
  • Guenther Spaeth, Emerell
  • Andre Thelen, Nordson Polymer Processing Systems
  • Auli Nummila-Pakkarinen, Borealis

Session 5- Process and Product Simulation (Session Chair: Auli Nummila-Pakkarine, Borealis)

Session 6– Multilayer Technology (Session Chair: Linda van den Bossche, Exxon)

Session 7—Flexible Packaging (Session Chair: Peter Sandkuehler, DOW)

Session 8—Nano and Submicron Technology (Session Chair: Sascha Bach, Technische Universität Dresden)

  • Nanoscale barrier coating on biaxially oriented polypropylene packaging film by atomic layer deposition (Johanna Lahti, Tampere University)
  • Novel in-line defect detection and cleaning methods for nanoscale barrier coatings (Kimmo Lahtinen, Lappenranta TU)
  • Barrier Characteristics of Metalized PET on top of Print (James MacNamara, Leprino Foods Corporation)

Session 9- Poster Session

Session 10—Barrier Solutions (Session Chair: Sven Saengerlaub, Fraunhofer IVV)

Session 11—Surface activation and Inspection (Session Chair: Michael Gerstenberger, Lion Consulting)

Session 12—Table Top Walk and Reception

Session 13 - Migration and Interaction (Session Chair: Johanna Lahti, Tampere University)

Session 14- Tie Fighters in Packaging (Session Chair: Guenter Schubert, Hydro Aluminium)