PPES 2017 – Plastics Processing Exhibition & Summit
14 – 16 December, 2017, Bangkok, Thailand
Co-located with the PMDA (the trade show on Mold, Die and Automation), this show features raw materials, processing machinery and ancillaries, testing equipment and plastics products.


17 – 18 January 2018, Düsseldorf, Germany
Since 2010, the CLIB International Conference is the meeting place for the industrial biotechnology community. International experts from all over the world will discuss technical, commercial and political implications of novel value chains based on innovative biotechnological processes and alternative feedstocks. The first day of the conference «Connecting Megatrends for Innovation» will take up the two megatrends of digitisation and the switch to renewable energies, and focus on their effects on biotechnology. On the second day the focus is on «High Performance Ingredients: A Boost for Biotech». Three specific markets of special relevance to the bioeconomy will be addressed: coatings, food and feed.

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.