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About the 12th Edition

The 12th edition of the annual  AWA Label Release Liner Seminar, collocated with Labelexpo Europe 2019 is a key event for anyone associated with, and involved in the pressure-sensitive label and Release liner market, as a supplier, producer, converter or user. The prime location and timing of the event aims to draw industry professionals from around the globe. The pressure-sensitive label market represents around 50% of all release liners produced and used, supplied both through in-house siliconizing and commercial silicone coating.

This conference offers an industry-driven opportunity for business leaders and professionals to meet, discuss and focus on management and business aspects across a changing industry. 
Delegates will have an excellent opportunity to gain insight into the latest product developments and innovations, markets, business challenges, innovations and futures.

The Program

This year’s Label Release Liner Seminar will feature presentations and discussion, by key industry experts, on important topics facing the label and release liner industry:

– Sustainability and Release Liner Recycling
– Paper versus Film Release Liner for Labeling
– Narrow web in-line silicone coating & converting
– Pressure-Sensitive Label Growth & Competing technologies

Up-to-date information on the market and its evolving issues and opportunities will be highlighted. This includes a focus on key impactful issues and opportunities facing the Release Liner and Labeling Industry today – Release Liner recycling challenges and solutions, the use of PET Liner versus Glassline Liner, and competing process and labeling technologies.
In addition to the formal seminar presentations, there will be opportunities for networking and discussions trough expert panel sessions.

Join the leading companies across the Label Release Liner value chain and sign up today!

Program 23rd September


Registration opens, Table top exhibition & Welcome Coffee

Welcome & Label Release Liner Market Overview
Corey M Reardon, President & CEO, AWA Alexander Watson Associates


Supply/Demand Film versus paper Liner in Labeling
AWA Alexander Watson Associates


Glassline Release Liner – The Pressure Sensitive Label Industry Standard
Mikko Rissanen, Director Business Intelligence and Development, UPM


Coffee & Networking Break


Converting Technologies for Sustainable Labels
Maxime Bayzelon, President, ETI Converting Equipment


Narrow web in-line Siliconization : Challenge and Opportunity for the Label Manufacturer
Jerome Salvert, Global Technology Expert SILCOLEASE® Release Coatings, ELKEM


Lunch & Networking Break

Release Liner By-Product – Moving Forward


Label Release Liner Recycling: Introduction and Overview
Calvin Frost, CEO, Channeled Resources Group


Release Liner Recycling – No Problem
Mark Macaré, Senior Public Affairs & Recycling Project Manager, FINAT


Release Liner Recycling – Solutions
Jan T Hart, Senior Director Innovation, Sustainability & Compliance, Avery Dennison


Panel Discussion: Q&A

Moderator: Corey M Reardon, President & CEO, AWA Alexander Watson Associates
Calvin Frost, CEO, Channeled Resources Group
Mark Macaré, Senior Public Affairs & Recycling Project Manager, FINAT
Jan T Hart, Senior Director Innovation, Sustainability & Compliance,                              Avery Dennison


Coffee & Networking Break


Panel discussion –  Silicone & Coating Trends and Developments 

Moderator: Corey M Reardon, President & CEO, AWA Alexander Watson Associates
Nicolas Capron, Global Business Manager, Elkem
Andrea Glawe, Regional Sales Director, Kroenert 
Alex Knott, Senior TS&D Scientist, DOW
Stefan Stadtmueller, VP, Global Head Surface Technologies, Evonik 


Closing Remarks


Cocktail Reception


Thon Hotel Bristol Stephanie

Avenue Louise, Brussels, Belgium

Getting there

Parking Address
Livornostraat/Rue de Livourne 12

EUR 20 per night

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Label Release Liner Industry Seminar 2019


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