2017 provided expert analysis and guidance on a range of international
legislative and regulatory issues that impact on polymer producers,
compounders, processors and end users. Organised by AMI, the two-day conference
took place in Cologne, Germany on 28 - 29 March 2017.
It provided a rare opportunity to
gain focused advice on a range of compliance
issues at one event, providing a cost- and time-efficient way to protect and
future-proof your business. Legal and regulatory experts covered new and impending
regulations in areas such as REACH, food contact materials, biocides and
plastic recycling. They explained the real implications of forthcoming
legislation in practical terms, highlighting the actions that different players
in the plastics supply chain need to take to achieve compliance. Speakers also highlighted areas of potential concern for the plastics industry going
forward and recommended action to minimise negative impacts.
With the REACH 2018 deadline fast approaching, the
conference provided a well-timed opportunity to gain impartial and
well-informed guidance focused specifically on the needs of the plastics
Food contact legislation is another evolving subject that
has significant implications for the suppliers of polymers, additives,
compounds and masterbatch, as well as the producers of food packaging and food processing
equipment. Legal experts reviewed existing and planned regulations in this
area and provided advice on how to meet them.
Speakers also addressed other areas of legislation that
have critical implications for the plastics industry, including the use of recycled
plastics and biocides. The event focussed predominantly on European
legislation and regulations, but it also addressed wider global
The Plastics Regulations 2017 conference proceedings are now available for sale. Please contact Jenny Skinner for further information.
Tel: +44 117 314 8111