Review: PETinar Preview NPE show 2024  

The PETinar took place on April 24, 2024, 2-3 p.m. CEST

It’s NPE year! NPE is the largest plastics trade show in the Americas and that’s why PETplanet has invited exhibiting companies to shed light on their portfolios presenting at the show from the 6 to 10 of May 2024 already now for you! On April 24, three companies have revealed their secrets and reported exclusively on their trade fair highlights and expectations! After the introduction to the NPE trade show by Ms Damaris Piraino, Senior Director, Trade Show Marketing from Plastics Industry Association, PETplanet was very pleased to welcome Sandrine Reboux, Avient. Sandrine talked about design for recyclability and Avient’s colour prediction service, Avient’s product carbon footprint calculator, and give a view of some brief NPE highlights. PETplanet also warmly welcomed Scott Heins from Intravis Inc. Scott joined live from the USA and talked about the 6 inspection systems on site at NPE, various applications for the inspection of preforms, closures, bottles and labels. And last but not least, Paolo De Nardi from Sipa shared his expertise in design and manufacturing, with a focus on efficiency and sustainability in PET packaging production. Ruari McCallion guided through the event and asked questions to the speakers! Learn more about NPE and prepare yourself, get exclusive advance information!

Presenters and PDFs:

Damaris Piraino, Senior Director, Trade Show Marketing at Plastics Industry Association

Sandrine Reboux, Senior Marketing Manager for Personal Care, Home Care Markets and Digitalization at Avient EMEA

Sandrine Reboux is the Senior Marketing Manager for Personal Care, Home Care Markets and Digitalization at Avient EMEA. Authentic and enthusiastic, she focuses on identifying differentiated and innovative solutions to support collaboration along the value chain and embrace the challenges of circular economy. Sandrine holds a master’s degree in physics and chemistry from La Sorbonne University in Paris.

Topic: Design for recyclability and Avient’s colour prediction service. Visit Avient South Hall Level 2 – Meeting Rooms — Room S210

Scott Heins, Director of Sales & Marketing at Intravis Inc.

Scott is Director of Sales & Marketing at Intravis Inc. with a demonstrated history of working in the industrial automation industry. Skilled in developing and implementing strategic sales and marketing initiatives to drive growth in the North and South American market. Specialized in promoting vision inspection systems tailored for the specific needs of the plastic packaging industry.

Topic: Quality control advancements unveiled at NPE Visit Intravis Inc. South Hall Level 1 – Expo Hall — S15063 — Bottle Zone

Paolo De Nardi, Product Manager Stretch-Blow Moulding at Sipa

Paolo De Nardi received a degree in Materials Engineering in Padua University in 2003.  He has joined SIPA in the same year. He has over 18 years experience in packaging development and machine development in industrial goods production. His functional experience includes R&D, product development as well as sales and marketing. In his current position as product manager he manages new developments on both linear and rotary stretch blow moulding. As well he manages the packaging development team, to optimise beverage bottles and innovate special containers.

Topic: Expertise in design and manufacturing, emphasising economic viability and sustainability in packaging production equipments. Visit Sipa South Hall Level 1 – Expo Hall — S19096 — Bottle Zone

Ruari McCallion, Event Moderator, Editor at PETplanet, has been writing on business matters, manufacturing especially, for over a quarter of a century. He has been a contributing editor to PETplanet Insider since 2008 and is an experienced moderator, chairman and presenter of business seminars and webinars, in the UK, Europe and the USA. He is also a founding director of Industrio Ltd, editor of the UK Manufacturing Review and a contributing editor to eureka!, which is published by Cat Lift Trucks Europe.

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