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Responding to new and future regulatory developments that will impact on the plastics supply chain

14-15 March 2018, Maritim Hotel, Cologne

Organised by Applied Market Information Ltd. (AMI)

Plastics Regulations 2018 will provide expert analysis and guidance on a range of international legislative and regulatory issues that will impact on polymer producers, compounders, processors and end users. Organised by AMI, the two-day conference takes place in Cologne, Germany on 14-15 March 2018.

The conference will once again provide a rare opportunity to gain focused advice on a range of compliance issues at one event, providing a cost- and time efficient way to protect and future-proof your business. Highlights from the 2017 conference include:

  • Over 100 attendees
  • 20 countries represented
  • Top speakers on the polymer supply chain featuring 20 international legal and regulatory experts
  • Full 2-day conference programme with interactive presentations
  • More than 8 hours dedicated networking time

The programme will feature legal and regulatory experts covering new and impending regulations in areas such as REACH, food contact materials, biocides, nanomaterials, microplastics, medical devices, the waste directive, plastic recycling and various application specific legal requirements. They explain the real implications of forthcoming legislation in practical terms, highlighting the actions that different players in the plastics supply chain need to take to achieve compliance. Speakers also highlight areas of potential concern for the plastics industry going forward and recommended action to minimise negative impacts.


With the last REACH registration deadline for existing chemicals fast approaching, the conference provides a well-timed opportunity to gain impartial and well-informed guidance focused specifically on the needs of the plastics industry as well as the next steps in the REACH process. Whatever your role in the polymer supply chain, you will receive vital information on how to ensure your company is compliant with current and future chemicals legislation.


Food contact legislation is another evolving subject that has significant implications for the suppliers of polymers, additives, compounds and masterbatch, as well as the producers of food packaging and food processing equipment. Legal experts review existing and planned regulations in this area and provide advice on how to meet them. Speakers also address other areas of legislation that have critical implications for the plastics industry, including the use of recycled plastics, the EU waste directive, biocides, nanomaterials and medical devices. The event will focus predominantly on European legislation and regulations.


Don’t get caught out by new legislative developments. Attend Plastics Regulations 2018 to discover the most effective ways to protect your business and ensure compliance.

Attending, Exhibiting and Sponsoring at Plastics Regulations 2018

For further information about attending the event, taking an exhibition space or sponsoring the conference with one of our unique marketing packages, please contact the Conference Organiser Jasmine Coles:

Email: ​ Tel: +44 (0) 117 314 8111.