Free registration opens for plastics industry expos in Essen/Germany

Free online registration has now opened for four exhibitions focused on plastics extrusion, recycling, compounding and testing. Organised by AMI, the Compounding World Expo, Plastics Extrusion World Expo, Plastics Recycling World Expo and Polymer Testing World Expo will all take place at Messe Essen in Germany on 3 to 4 June 2020.


By registering in advance, visitors will receive free admission to all four exhibitions, featuring more than 300 international suppliers, plus free entry to five focused conference theatres hosting technical presentations, educational seminars and business debates.


“The event will provide visitors with a great opportunity to meet and compare suppliers from around the world, as well as giving them the chance to learn from business leaders and technical experts in the conference sessions,” said Rita Andrews, head of exhibitions at AMI.


The four expos, which will occupy two large halls at the state-of-the-art Messe Essen, will feature a wide array of leading manufacturers of extrusion, compounding, recycling, testing and analysis equipment, plus suppliers of a huge variety of polymers, additives and related services.


The five focused conference theatres will feature more than 100 expert speakers over the two days, including influential representatives from leading compounders, extruders and recyclers, plus exclusive market presentation from AMI’s consultants and editors.


“Our debut compounding and recycling exhibitions in Essen, Germany attracted 184 exhibitors and 4,024 visitors in 2018”, said Andy Beevers, AMI’s events director. “We are confident that our next Essen event in 2020 will build on this success with the addition of two new focused exhibitions and many more exhibitors”.


The exhibitor line-up already includes a large range of international companies such as Azo, BASF, Biesterfeld, Borealis, Bühler, Buss, Cabot, Clariant, Coperion, Dynisco, Erema, Evonik, ExxonMobil, Farrel Pomini, Fraunhofer, Frontier Lab, Gabriel Chemie, Gneuss, IMCD, JSW, Konica Minolta, KraussMaffei Extrusion, Maag, Mixaco, Mitsui, Montello, Motan Colortronic, NGR, Nordson, Norner, Omya, Solvay, Starlinger, Veolia, and over 200 additional leading suppliers.


The limited number of remaining stands are being filled on a daily basis. To find out more about exhibiting at any of the expos, contact


Conveniently located in the heart of Germany’s Ruhr Valley, Essen is readily accessible by car and public transport from major industrial hubs in Germany, Benelux, France and beyond. In addition, it is just 20 minutes’ drive from Düsseldorf airport. Making the same journey by S-bahn and U-bahn trains takes under 60 minutes.


To book your free ticket, which is valid for both days of the event, visit:

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