A sold out success: Petcore Europe Conference 2017 "PET 2020 - The future of the PET industry"

On 1 February 2017, 160 delegates from the entire PET value chain from Europe and beyond convened in Brussels for the annual Petcore Europe Conference 2017.

Under the theme “PET 2020 – The future of the PET industry”, the complete industry - from PET resin producers, masterbatch producers, packaging designers and manufacturers, equipment manufacturers, label producers to major brand owners, EPR schemes, waste management organisations, recyclers, waste sorting and recycling machinery manufacturers - presented and shared their visions on the future of PET and the PET industry. Additionally, speakers from the European Commission, the European Environmental Bureau and the Ellen MacArthur Foundation gave an outlook on the development of the Circular Economy and other environmental challenges ahead. Read more...

To view all conference pictures from the venue, the speakers and participants, please visit our album here: https://goo.gl/photos/ZmH8A1UA8XijQoJG9.


Welcome to Petcore Europe

Petcore Europe, based in Brussels, is the association representing the complete PET value chain in Europe. Our mission is:

  • to ensure that the entire PET industry is well aligned to enhance its value and sustainable growth,
  • to represent the PET industry before the European institutions and other stakeholders,
  • to ensure that PET is positioned as an outstanding packaging material and recognised as environmentally sound,
  • to support and validate innovative packaging solutions from a recycling perspective and
  • to work with all interested parties to ensure a continuous increase of PET post-consumer collection and recycling.

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