Hoe presteert de Belgische kunststofindustrie in een circulaire economie? Wat zijn de markttrends? Hoe goed scoort ons land op het gebied van gerecycleerde kunststoffen? U ontdekt het allemaal op de tweede Belgian Plastics Day, mede georganiseerd door Agoria en essenscia PolyMatters. Bekijk hier het programma (in het Engels) en reserveer snel uw plaats!


How is the Belgian plastics industry performing in a circular economy? What are the market trends? How is the uptake of recycled plastics in Belgium? This is what you can discover on the second Belgian Plastics Day. Testimonials from the plastic value chain will show you examples of today's solutions for a circular economy. In the afternoon industrial participants have the chance to meet with their customers, suppliers or prospects in a matchmaking session.


  • 09:30 - 10:00 Registration and coffee
  • 10:00 - 10:30 Socioeconomic importance of the polymer producing and plastics converting sector in Belgium and the uptake of recycled plastics by the Belgian converters. Interview with Saskia Walraedt, director of essenscia PolyMatters and Julie Leroy, Business group leader of Agoria
  • 10:30 - 10:40 Ocean Clean Sweep - Report of the Port of Antwerp. Charlotte Delvaux, Plastics Europe Belgium
  • 10:40 - 11.10 Polymer Market Trends - Outlook and Sustainable Impact Martin Wiesweg, senior director, IHS Markit
  • 11:10 - 11:20 Q&A
  • 11:20 - 12:20 Company testimonials
    • The use of recycled PVC in window profiles by Johan Pauwels, Deceuninck
    • Chemical recycling of PET and its importance for food contact PET market by David Liu, JBF Europe
    • Circular economy business models in the plastic converting industry by Benoît Mathelin, Serviplast
    • An example of mechanical recycling of Plastics from Metallic Wastes : End of Life Vehicle (ELV), Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipements (WEEE), by Hervé Demoulin, Comet Traitements
  • 12:20 - 12:30 Q&A
  • 12:30 - 13:00 The Plastic Rehab by Prof Dr Kim Ragaert, UGent
  • 13:00 - 15:30 Networking Lunch followed by Matchmaking Event including possibility to join speed dating sessions or 'OCS for plastic converters' workshop

Don't wait any longer and register today for this exciting annual event.


donderdag 7 november 2019, 09:30 - 17:00


BluePoint Brussels
A. Reyerslaan 80
1030 Brussel




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