The SPE Thermoforming Division invites you to attend its 26th Annual Conference created exclusively by and for the Thermoforming Industry.


SESSION DESCRIPTIONS AND PRESENTER BIOS – THIN GAUGE Tuesday, September 12, and Wednesday, September 13

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12 (1:30 p.m.-2:15 p.m.)

Luca Oliverio and Gregory Romanski, WM Wrapping Machinery SA, Stabio, Switzerland

In-line Co-extrusion and Thermoforming Technology for Bicolor PP Cups with Mineral Fillers Fitting Existing Lids

Final technical product specification, mold samples, trials and production of PP bicolor cups with mineral fillers. How to prevent lid fitting problems due to different material shrinkage and different thermoforming machine parameters. How to define maximum mineral fillers in the material composition. Top load characteristics using calcium carbonate or talc fillers.

About Luca Oliverio

Luca Oliverio has 15 years of experience in international sales with a wide knowledge in new business development and market research of the plastic industry. As a Mechanical Engineer and specialized in plastic materials, he was appointed sales manager at Meico, distributor for extruders, injection molding, blow molding and thermoforming machines. In 2006, as a sales manager for South Europe and responsible for the internal technical sales support at WM Thermoforming Machines, he contributed greatly in developing new technologies and sales strategies prior to being promoted to Sales Director in 2015.

About Gregory Romanski

Gregory Romanski started working as a graduate in Business Administration and a major in strategic marketing at the chemical company BASF where he was responsible for the strategic marketing and communications of Mexico and Central America. In 2008, he successfully obtained projected profit and market share objectives through defining long-term strategies as a brand manager at 3M. In 2010, he joined MAN as a sales manager where he gained new important clients and maximized growth potential in Europe and Asia. After several years of vast international experience in strategic marketing and sales, he incorporated WM Thermoforming Machines in 2015.

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WM Thermoforming Machines booth: 406