Inkjet Winter Workshop 2018
22 – 26 January 2018, Valencia, Spain
The IMI Europe Inkjet Winter Workshop is the ideal way to learn more about inkjet technology, with an in-depth look at key aspects of digital printing application development. Located in central Valencia, Spain, a selection of high quality 1.5 day technical courses is available on topics of interest within inkjet printing, including the Inkjet Academy – Technology Edition and courses on single pass inkjet system design, inkjet ink characterisation and inkjet ink manufacturing.


23 – 26 January 2018, Moscow, Russia
This event showcases products like machinery and equipment for the plastic and rubber industries, Raw materials and auxiliaries, Plastics and rubber products, Services for the plastics and rubber industries, Logistics etc.

Forum on Funktionalisation 2018

24 January 2018, Bönnigheim, Germany
The information platform deals with all aspects of functionalising textiles, more especially innovative materials and technologies for the production of functional fibres as well as functionalized textile fabrics. An update on research, inspection systems, trend analyses and new areas of application will be presented, too. The conference is co-organized by Hohenstein Institutes and the German institutes for textile- and fibre research (DITF) Denkendorf. Papers are given in German.

Thermoforming Thin & Thick Gauge
24 – 25 January 2018, Tampa, Florida, USA
This seminar begins with how thermoforming works and advances through why thermoforming works. A thorough understanding of the entire process should help attendees understand new polymers, new mold concepts and new advances in thermoforming technology so that they can deal with customers’ new product demands and handle troubleshooting issues with aplomb.


24 – 27 January 2018, Moscow, Russia
Part of the interpack alliance, the trade fair features packaging and processing machines and devices.


24 – 27 January 2018, Moscow, Russia
Tradeshow on packaging co-located with Upakovka.

«Flexible packaging materials in the packaging process – materials, processes, quality control»

31 January  to 1 February 2018, Freising, Germany
Competent speakers present options and methodology of quality and process control as well as innovative sealing and forming processes. This event is organized in cooperation with the German Industry Association for Food Technology and Packaging IVLV e.V. All papers are given in German.

PlastIndia 2018

7 – 12 February 2018, Gandhinagar – ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
The event consisting of conference and exhibition will showcase two distinct and critical facets – The future of the Plastics Industry and the future of humankind itself.

The European Biopolymer Summit

14 – 15 February 2018, Düsseldorf, Germany
The 5th Edition of ACI’s  European Biopolymer Summit is specially designed to bring together senior executives, key industry experts, researchers and bioplastic manufacturers, to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of bioenvironmental polymer engineering, most recent innovations, trends and concern as well as solutions adopted in the sector.

nano tech and neo functional material 2018

14 – 16 February 2018, Tokyo, Japan
The international exhibitions focussing on cutting-edge technologies will be held concurrently. This year’s focus for the last two event-days will be on cellulose nanofibres (CNF). Furthermore, CNF-related exhibitors will also be exhibiting their tech and research in a “Cellulose Nanofiber Special Symposium” at nano tech (free entry, simultaneous translation) and a “Neo Functional paper Zone” at neo functional material.

Printable Electronics 2018 / 3Decotech Expo 2018 / 3D Printing 2018 / ASTEC 2018 / SURTECH 2018

14 – 16 February 2018, Tokya, Japan
The tradeshows feature converting technology, neofunctional materials and printable electronics. They are held concurrently with nano tech and neofunctional material.


20 – 21 February 2018, Munich, Germany
Symposium on adhesives and their applications.


Symposium «Paper and carton with contact to food – current developments»
21 – 22 February 2018, Munich, Germany
Participants are updated on the current requirements relative to paper, carton and paperboard with contact to food.  Legal backgrounds, as well as analytical assessment methods of these materials, will be conveyed.


inside 3D Printing
21 – 22 February 2018, Düsseldorf, Germany
The B2B conference for 3D printing and additive manufacturing features additive manufacturing as a driver of digital manufacturing – from data stream to physical products. Additive manufacturing xxposition and three conference tracks ensure maximum knowledge transfer and networking.


International Polyolefins Conference
25 – 28 February 2018, Houston, Texas, USA
The event will feature current trends in markets, technology, and investments, innovation in polyolefin catalysts and many more issues.