Speakers revealed for Vinyl Council of Australia conference

New insights and information about the future of the vinyl industry are set to be shared by over 30 expert speakers from across the globe at PVC AUS 2018.

Organised about the Vinyl Council of Australia, the event will discuss the latest technical, market and sustainability trends.

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Sustainability and recycling are key themes of the conference, with talks on the developments in the European PVC industry, discussions of the issue of legacy substances, and the research of an effective recycling system.

The technological advances in both processing and machinery will be explored, and how this will allow for growth in the market for PVC windows and handle future challenges.

Senior Director at IHS Chemical Eddie Kok will be providing analysis on the pricing, supply/demand dynamics and whether supply will tighten within the next five years.

“Our second conference, PVC AUS 2018: Shaping the Future provides an unmatched opportunity for council members and their stakeholders to learn about industry trends and developments specific to the manufacturing, use and re-use of vinyl,” Vinyl Council Chief Executive Sophi MacMillan said.

“It’s the only event designed to shape the future of the vinyl industry in the region.”

The event is sponsored and supported by Gernier Extrusions GmbH, Krauss-Maffei Berstorff, and machinery manufacturer Plasmec.

PVC AUS 2018 runs from the 13-15 March 2018 at the Amora Hotel Jamison, Sydney.