Nanotechnology for Packaging Applications

Venue: Pira Internatinal

Location: Leatherhead, Surrey, United Kingdom

Event Date/Time: Oct 15, 2003
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Nanotechnology refers to material engineering at molecular level. Recent scientific breakthroughs in this area promise to be the most significant disruptive technology since the internet. Whatever your role in the packaging industry, the technology will impact on you and your business. This exciting new event from Pira will take you through the opportunities and challenges nanotechnology represents for your business.

Nanotechnology has the ability to revolutionise the way materials are designed, manufactured and used. It can also significantly enhance material properties giving greater barrier properties, durability, performance and even integrating intelligence into packs at molecular level. It is a technology not to be ignored!

Pira has thoroughly researched this new technology and uncovered some of Europe¡¦s leading nanotechnology experts. This exclusive new event provides an extraordinary insight into the technology and its markets. The programme also offers the chance to hear from a packaging converter and a major global brand owner on how they perceive this radical new technology.

See what the future holds
Prepare yourself and your company for a nano-level future with this comprehensive one-day technology assessment and discover:

ƒ× Which end-use applications are of most interest and excitement to the packaging industry?
ƒ× Which markets will see most nanotechnology development?
ƒ× How to use nanotechnology in brand protection and anti counterfeiting applications
ƒ× How nanotechnology can be used to improve barrier properties
ƒ× What nanotechnology can do for active packaging solutions
ƒ× What the future holds ¡V the blue sky nanotechnology applications

There will also be a lively panel discussion for you to participate in. This interactive closing session will combine a selection of the day¡¦s speakers and discussion of the day¡¦s most contentious issues.

Who should attend?
Whatever your involvement in the packaging supply chain, this forum will provide engaging debate and a clear route map for the future of the technology and its markets.

Commercial directors, sales and marketing managers, business development managers, senior r&d associates, heads of r&d departments, product managers, senior chemists, material research engineers, material development personnel, packaging buyers, packaging technologists.

ƒ× Packaging material manufacturers
ƒ× Suppliers of raw materials for packaging use
ƒ× Packaging converters and printers
ƒ× Packaging buyers from retailers and brand owners
ƒ× Substrate providers
ƒ× Researchers and academics in this field
ƒ× Suppliers of nanocomposites targeting the packaging industry

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Pira International is a leading supplier of strategic and technical consultancy with major publishing and conference activities. We provide innovative business solutions to companies across the packaging, printing and retail supply chains. Our high profile international events regularly attract senior level delegates from leading companies around the globe to discuss and learn more about new technologies and markets. To find out more, visit our website