• Over 2000 register for Cleveland Expos

    Over 2000 register for Cleveland Expos

    More than 2000 people have already registered to attend the three exhibitions focused on plastics extrusion, recycling and compounding that will take place at the Huntington Convention Center in downtown Cleveland, Ohio on May 8-9, 2019.

    The Plastics Extrusion World Expo, Plastics Recycling World Expo and Compounding World Expo will feature more than 250 exhibitors and five conference theatres with over 130 speakers across the two-day event. Free tickets for the exhibitions and conferences are available by registering in advance here.

    “Bookings are still coming in fast and we expect this to be the biggest dedicated plastics industry event in the USA this year,” said Nikki Whyman, senior marketing manager at AMI, the organiser of the exhibitions and conferences.

    The companies registering to attend include a wide range of plastics extruders, recyclers and compounders. In addition, the event’s large selection of exhibitors and high-level conference sessions are attracting interest from OEMs and end-users.

    Representatives from the following companies are among the 2000+ people that have registered to attend: Abbott, Amcor, Ampacet, Associated Materials, Avery Dennison, Azek Building Products, Bemis, Berry Global, Bixby, Colgate-Palmolive, Dell, Envision Plastics, Ford Motor Company, Genova Products, HP, Lavergne, LyondellBasell, NAPCO, Nestle, PolyOne, Primex Plastics, Renolit, Reynolds, Royal Building Products, Southwire, Taghleef, Tarkett, TE Connectivity, Tekni-Plex, Teknor Apex, Trex, Veka, Whirlpool and many more.

    To register for your free ticket to the three exhibitions and their five conference theatres, visit:


  • Women empowering industry change in plastics

    Women empowering industry change in plastics

    An engaging panel discussion at the upcoming Plastics Extrusion World Expo will debate a number of key issues surrounding the professional development of women in the plastics industry.

    Women empowering industry change in plastics is a special panel featuring high-achieving women from across the world of plastics sharing their perspectives on breaking through in this traditionally male-dominated industry.

    Among the topics to explore, the 45-minute panel will look at the different paths these leaders have made into the plastics industry, how the modern workplace is changing to become more inclusive, and future challenges and opportunities for the next generation of women entering into plastics or other manufacturing professions.

    The influential panellist line-up includes:

    • Lauren Hickey, Director of Marketing and Product Management at masterbatch manufacturer Americhem.
    • Jennifer Profitt, Plant Manager at profile and sidings producer Associated Materials.
    • Meli Laurance, Regional Commercial Industry Manager Plastics at global pigment specialist BASF Colors and Effects.
    • Candace Sanders, Assistant Plant Manager at PVC product supplier Genova Products
    • Molly Bridger, Group Director of Marketing at thermoplastic materials manufacturer Simona America.

    Organised by AMI, the Plastics Extrusion World Expo will take place at the Huntington Convention Center in Cleveland, Ohio, USA on May 8-9, 2019. It is being held alongside the Compounding World Expo and the Plastics Recycling World Expo. By registering in advance, visitors will receive free admission to all three exhibitions, featuring more than 200 suppliers, plus free entry to five conference theatres hosting technical presentations, educational seminars and business debates. Attendees also have the option to buy tickets for a networking party at Cleveland’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on the evening of May 8.

    Admission to the tradeshow and its conference theatre will be free-of-charge to visitors who register in advance here.

    To book your free ticket, which is valid for both days of the event, click here

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