Breathable Films 2018, took place on 7-8 March 2018 at the Maritim Hotel in Cologne, Germany. The brand-new conference brought together industry-elite speakers from the entire supply chain to evaluate and discuss the trends, challenges and opportunities facing the breathable films industry, across multiple end-use applications.
Having a micro porous structure that is crucial for vapor transmission, breathable films have major applications in the building & construction, pharmaceutical, medical, industrial, food packaging & processing, personal care & hygiene and even clothing sectors. Driven by a growing awareness of health and hygiene, an increase in demand for premium hygiene products, the growing construction industry and massive opportunities for food contact applications, the breathable films market looks to expand steadily over the next 5 years.
Breathable Films 2018 covered developments and innovations in raw material characteristics, machinery, testing techniques, film formulation, extrusion & processing technologies as well market trends continuing to facilitate cost reduction without compromising film performance and safety criteria. The conference focuses on the latest global trends and technical developments within the industry and looks at the polymers & additives mainly used in breathable films such as polyethylene, polypropylene, polyurethane, PTFE amongst others.
Breathable Films 2018 provided an international forum for all companies involved in the manufacture, supply and specification of breathable films, be they end users, manufacturers, converters or suppliers. In addition to the busy programme of presentations from leading stakeholders in the market, the conference offered high level networking opportunities in a focused exhibition area featuring displays from a range of suppliers.
Overall, this event affordsed an ideal opportunity to meet with like-minded professionals to learn, network and discover new business opportunities.
For further information about attending the 2019 event, taking an exhibition space or sponsoring the conference with one of our unique marketing packages, please contact the Organiser Alexandra Fish:
Email: Alexandra.Fish@ami.international Tel: +44 (0) 117 314 8111.
We are currently recruiting speakers for the first annual Breathable Films conference which will take place on 7-8 March 2018 at the Maritim Hotel, Cologne, Germany.
Presenting a paper is an excellent opportunity to showcase your knowledge and your company's experience. As a speaker, you would also receive free admission to the conference and networking cocktail reception.
Papers are invited on all aspects of the industry including (and not limited to):
-Raw material developments and enhancements
-New additives driving specific performance
-Embossed hygiene films
-Case studies on developments providing enhanced
performance in the supply chain
-Discussions on the differential market and
direction of the breathable films industry
-Emerging breathable films markets
-Developing testing standards and techniques
-Extrusion & processing technologies
-Woven/Non-woven breathable films
-Technical trends for more efficient film
-End-user case studies
-Advances in food contact materials applications
Presentations should last 20-25 minutes plus 5 minutes for questions. Submissions should include the proposed presentation title, a short summary of its contents (3-4 lines). They should be sent by email to Sean Manson, Conference Producer before 3rd October 2017:
(0)117 314 8111
To view the 2018 programme, please click on the pdf link.
Breathable Films 2018 Programme
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Relevant Reports from AMI Consulting:
The Global market for PE films products 2018
High barrier flexible films for food packaging - the global market
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