The TAPPI European PLACE Conference 2019 was held May 20- 22, 2019 at the Crowne Plaza in Porto, Portugal.
The 2019 Conference featured a peer-reviewed technical program including more than 50 presentations and papers presented throughout the conference.
Technical Program proceedings are free to full conference attendees and TAPPI members, just simply login to TAPPI.ORG to download any of the presentations below.
Session 1 - Packaging and Society (Session Chair: Guenter Schubert, Hydro Aluminium Rolled Products GmbH)
Session 2 – Extrusion Coating – Is There a Life After That? (Session Chair: Otto Plassmann, INEOS O&P Europe)
Session 3 – Everything in Flux – Mastering Molten Materials (Session Chair: Linda van den Bossche, ExxonMobil Chemical)
Session 4 – Innovation Counter (Session Chair: Guenter Schubert, Hydro Aluminium Rolled Products GmbH)
Session 5- Experience in Quality Matrices (Session Chair: Eva-Maria Kupsch, The Dow Chemical Company)
Session 6– Feedblock, Die, and Curtain (Session Chair: Auli NummilaPakarinen, Borealis Polymers Oy)
Session 7- Sealing Performance –Prediction and Practice (Session Chair: Guenter Schubert, Hydro Aluminium Rolled Products GmbH)
Maximizing Seal Strength of a Commercial PET Bottom Web and Top Film with Solid and Liquid Contamination (Bram Bamps, Hasselt University)
Optimisation of Peelable Packaging Using DOE (Ina Schreib, Fraunhofer IVV Dresden)
Numerical Simulation of Heat Sealing Process of Multilayer Packaging Films (Benjamin Stephan, Fraunhofer IVV Dresden/The Dow Chemical Company)
Session 8– Extrusion Novelties and Innovation (Session Chair: Sven Saengerlaub, Fraunhofer IVV)
Session 9—Poster Session and Coffee (Session Chair: Guenter Schubert, Hydro Aluminium Rolled Products GmbH)
Session 10 – Adhesion and Adhesives (Session Chair: Esra Kucukpinar, Fraunhofer Institute)
Session 11 – Sustainability Solutions (Session Chair: Johanna Lahti, Tampere University)
Session 12: Table Top Walk (Session Chair: Bernard Fehr, The Dow Chemical Company Europe GmbH)
Session 13—Extrusion Tie Layer Carousel (Session Chair: Eva-Maria Kupsch, The Dow Chemical Company)
Session 14– New Potentials of Classical Methods (Session Chair: Luis Zalamea, Dow Europe GmbH)
Session 15 – Barrier Performance (Session Chair: Otto Plassmann, INEOS O&P Europe)