2017 European PLACE Conference

Monday, May 22 - Wednesday, May 24, 2017

The 2017 European PLACE Conference is the premier technical event for the European Flexible Packaging and Converting industry and is held every two years. The theme for the 2017 event is "Innovation Crossing Borders: The Conference to Foster Inter-functional Ideas and Solutions"

The 16th TAPPI European PLACE Conference will focus on the latest trends and technologies relating to extrusion, coating, or lamination of web-based materials and applications including:

  • Developments in web materials, polymers, and adhesives - their behavior and processing
  • What's new in converting technology - extrusion, lamination, and process control
  • Final product design - a society commitment considering sustainability
  • Characterization - inspection, methods, and standards for materials

Professionals from the industry, universities, and research institutes are cordially invited to present at the conference which will be held 22-24 May 2017 at the Swissôtel in Basel, Switzerland.

Take a look at a brief Overview of the Conference flyer and share it with your colleagues.  



SwissĂ´tel Le Plaza
Messeplatz 25 Basel 4005 Switzerland
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Kristi Ledbetter