ICMBA 2019

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Day 1: Tuesday, 12th November

08:15-09:30 Registration, Tea and Fellowship
09:30-09:45 Welcome Address – Dilip Raghavan, Convenor, ICMBA 2019

Session 1: 09:45-12:15

09:45-10:15 Recycling and Sustainability with Plastics – Catherine Malchaire, Songwon, Belgium
10:15-10:45 Additives for Biodegradable Plastics – Umesh Anand, HPL Additives, India
10:45-11:15 Dispersing Additives for Polyolefin Masterbatches – Sameer Ghaisas, Fine Organics, India
11:15-11:45 Nucleating Agents for Glass and Talc Filled PP Composites – Ryo Yokoyama, Adeka, Japan
11:45-12:15 Anti-Oxidants for Thermoplastics – Chandrashekhar Joshi, Veeral Additives, India

Session 2: 13:30-16:30 (Post Lunch Break and Networking Session)

13:30-14:00 Intelligent Solutions for Compounding – Sanjay Shah, Steer Engineering, India
14:00-14:30 Mixers for Masterbatch and Compound Manufacturing – Yash Parikh, Neoplast, India
14:30-15:00 Innovative Extrusion Technologies for Masterbatches – Carsten Meyer, Theysohn, Austria
15:00-15:30 Underwater Pelletising Technology for Masterbatches and Compounds – Pawan Kumar, MAAG, USA
15:30-16:00 Automation in Masterbatch Manufacturing – Dhruv Shah, Prasad Group, India
16:00-16:30 Testing and QA for Masterbatches and Compounds – Gunter Mullerferli, Dr Collin, Germany

Session 3: 17:00-19:45 (Post Tea Break and Networking Session)

17:00-17:30 Thermal Management in Plastics Applications – Mario Neunhaus, Huber Martinswerke, Germany
17:30-18:00 HFFR Technology and Specialty Additives for Thermoplastics – Souvik Sengupta, Clariant, India
18:00-18:30 Brominated Flame Retardants for Thermoplastics – Daisy Weihua Li, ICL, Israel
18:30-19:00 Specialty Repellent Additives for Thermoplastics – Karan Shah, Lifeline Technologies, India
19:00-19:30 Anti-Microbials for Thermoplastics – Indumathi Ramakrishnan, N9 World Technologies, India
19:30-19:45 Introduction to CMMAI – Hemant Minocha, CMMAI, India

Networking Dinner: 19:45-22:00

Day 2: Wednesday, 13th November

Session 4: 08:45-12:00 (Post-Fellowship, Morning Tea Break and Networking)

08:45-09:00 Innovations in Colorants & Additives for Packaging Applications – Dr. R. Rangaprasad, Packaging 360, India
09:00-09:30 Novel Solutions for Polymer Stabilisation and Modification – Dr. John Yun, SI Group, USA
09:30-10:00 IR Reflectance Pigments for Thermoplastics – Russel Pemberton, Shepherd Color, Australia
10:00-10:30 Pigment Innovations for brilliant, safe and durable plastics – Marc Dumont, BASF Pigments, Switzerland
10:30-11:00 High Performance Pigments for Thermoplastics – Hitendra Kumar Tewari, HiFiChem Co. Ltd., China
11:00-11:30 Specialty Fillers for Thermoplastics and their Waxes & Dispersing Aids – Ashish Kothavade, 20 Microns, India

Session 5: 12:00-14:30 (Post Tea Break and Networking Session)

12:00-12:30 Optimisation of TiO2 Loading for White and Colour Masterbatches – Andy White, FP-Pigments, Finland
12:30-13:00 Extrusion Technologies for Blacks and Metallics – Thomas Unger, Leistritz, Germany
13:00-13:30 Innovative Pelletising Solutions for Higher Efficiency – Wolfgang Schaner, ECON, Austria
13:30-14:00 Manufacturing of Highly-Filled Masterbatches – Rajesh Sonar, Kabra Extrusiontechnik, India
14:00-14:30 Processing of PLA – Fraser Bruce, Farrel, UK
14:30-15:30 Lunch Break, Networking Session and End of Conference
* Programme subject to minor changes