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Industry conference in Berlin, Germany


2017-09-11

Responding to the growing importance of single-serve beverage capsules in the ambient thin wall packaging segment, leading experts and professionals from across Europe gather in Berlin for the first Single-Serve Capsules conference. The conference, organised by specialist plastics industry consultancy AMI, takes place on 4-5 October 2017.

In addition to a unique networking opportunity, Single-Serve Capsules 2017 provides expert analysis and debate from the entire supply chain to evaluate the trends, challenges and opportunities facing the single-serve capsules industry. This includes capsule fillers, coffee roasters, capsule moulders, material suppliers, technology and machinery suppliers.

The Single-Serve Capsules 2017 conference opens with a market overview and a look at the latest industry trends from AMI CONSULTING and VOLCANO COFFEE WORKS. Attendees then discover capsule design innovations from CAPSUL’IN PRO SA, GABRIEL-CHEMIE GROUP, CONSTANTIA FLEXIBLES INTERNATIONAL and CONSTANTIA TEICH.

The programme also features sessions on production optimisation with a focus on turnkey solutions from KIEFEL, HUSKY INJECTION MOLDING SYSTEMS in Canada and MARBACH WERKZEUGBAU, and high barrier capsules from GREINER PACKAGING, KURARAY EVAL EUROPE and PLASTIC TECHNOLOGIES Inc.

Product innovations are explored by HALO COFFEE and ROYAL FRIESLANDCAMPINA KIEVIT. Delegates gain valuable insights into capsule moulding technologies from ILLIG MASCHINENBAU, FOSTAG FORMENBAU and SACMI.

The conference closes with a session looking at material innovations and the different approaches to sustainability including papers from BASF SE, PTT MCC BIOCHEM in Thailand, NIPPON GOHSEI EUROPE and OWS, the organisers reported.