The European exhibition for the film, sheet, pipe and profile extrusion industry
The Plastics Extrusion World Expo Europe will not be taking place in 2022 or 2023.
The North American version of the show is being held on 9-10 November 2022 in Cleveland, Ohio. Find out more about the American expo here.
The Compounding World Expo, Plastics Recycling World Expo and Polymer Testing World Expo are all returning to Essen, Germany on 14-15 June 2023. The shows will build on the success of their previous editions, bringing together the plastics industry to facilitate business and encourage knowledge sharing. View the highlights from 2021 in
our video on the right.
If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to our team:
Companies who exhibited at the Plastics Extrusion World Expo Europe 2021 include:
Speakers from across the extrusion supply chain included:
E-Commerce & Channel Manager EMEA
Pipelife International GmbH
Head of R&D and Sustainability
Advance Bidco (owners of AMI)
Head of Research
Director, Events and Magazines
Chief Sustainability Officer
Export Area Manager
"Great opportunities for networking and staying up to date with industry trends and needs."
Mariana Correa, Salt and Pepper Technology
"Great targeted expo with nice add on presentations"
James Mitchell, BASF
"Interesting presentations and the presence of key industry players make it an important and successful show."
Arqam Anjum, QolorTech
"A one-stop shop for recycling industrial trends and technology advancements"
Christian Kohlweyer, Procter&Gamble
"Good expo with the correct people on the stands that could provide answers directly instead of just sending answers afterwards"
Kevin Degryse, Berry Alloc
"These are not just visitors who are just coming to do window shopping. These are people who come with aims and objectives and are people with authority."
Ebbo Botwe, GPMA
"For plastics recycling, it is very difficult to find appropriate materials to work it. Just this morning I have found maybe 10 suppliers that could be useful to us."
Jan Puylaertv, EcoPixel
"An efficient way to meet a variety of actors in the world of compounding thermoplastics."
Carla Sottili, Nanocyl
"The Plastic Recycling World Expo was the first major event that we could physically attend since the outbreak of Covid-19. It was great to learn about new market and regulatory trends and to meet experts in the field."
Alexander Enthoven, Kryha
"Well organised and definitely worth visiting. I have learned and seen more than I thought beforehand."
Stephanie Lilje, ALBIS Distribution GmbH & Co.KG
"We like [the show] because it has a high level of expertise. Especially as a manufacturer of plastic regrind, it is a good opportunity to make new contacts and exchange ideas about current market developments."
Max Baumeister, TAE Wertstoffe
"It’s nice to get out and meet our customers again."
Gitte de Sousa, Euro Machinery
"This exhibition is important for us. We use it to make new contacts or to have the possibility to speak with existing customers. The covid period was a long time, and so this exhibition this year is the first possibility to meet each other."
Thomas Schill, Zeppelin
"It’s been more than one and a half years since we have had a live exhibition. I am interested in plastics extrusion and compounding, we are a distributor and I wanted to see what was new on the market."
Stefan Karis, Nordmann Rassmann
"This is our first show in the European market to introduce our products and applications [and] it’s a very positive sign to see so many full booths with so many different exhibitors who have managed to come from all over the world."
Christy Sapp, Greenmantra
"It’s my first time here and it’s really busy which is very good. We’ve had a lot of visitors and a lot of discussions, which I’m really happy about."
Pieter Imhof, TNO
"The four co-located shows are a real benefit, they all play a role."
Roberto Todesco, RVT Consulting
"I was amazed, this is the first time I’ve been to this show, and I was amazed at the multitude of people who present things and show things. It is a good mix of raw materials, testing, process improvements and so on, and with the conferences, this combination is magic."
Simon Bousquet, Total Energies
"This is a great opportunity for a lot of people to get in touch with their customers and other people in the market again. In a personal way, I’m really happy and surprised so many visitors have come to the show."
Guido Veit, Zeppelin
"I really enjoyed the exhibition, it was good to speak about the problems we face within the industry, the trends in the market and innovation, laws and legislation, equipment development and connecting with experts. Great package all in one!"
"Great place for networking and for learning about future trends."
"The Compounding World Expo is the only place to see specifically what you need to see in processing and formulating and what different countries are doing in compounding."
George Diamond, Continental Compounders
"Very interesting presentations and technical content useful for our business."
"The Compounding World Expo 2018 was a great event with a spectacular organization and very interesting presentations included"
Andreia Pereira, ACI - Automotive Compounding Industry
"The Compounding World Expo proved a fantastic opportunity to have real quality conversations and connect with a number of new contacts."
Max Floesser, Mitsui & Co. Deutschland GmbH
- Exhibitor interview: Granula Polymer
- Free conference programmes announced for plastics expos in Essen
- AMUT successful upgrade of Mohawk PET washing plant
- Exhibitor interview: Takimsan Machinery
- Speaker interview: Aldo Mortara, Vitopel
- Solvay develops industry-first specialized UV-C stabilizers for the protection of polyolefin surfaces