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Ta g h l e e f I n d u s t r i e s N e w s
6th European Bioplastics
Conference in Berlin
The 6th European Bioplastics Conference was celebrated in Berlin at the end
of November 2011. This event is one of the most important get-together
of the bioplastics industry in the world. Over 400 participants from more
than 250 different companies came to Berlin to listen to 29 presentations.
A broad range of topics, from the political positioning of Bioplastics to the
different end of life scenarios. Furthermore, some raw material producers
and masterbatch suppliers reported on their latest steps of production and
material availability; a few co-suppliers presented their portfolio of suitable
inks and adhesives; semi-finished products were discussed and converters
and end users reported about their experience. NGO’s shared their view on
bioplastics and machinery producers showed their newest developments.
attendees were, Francesca Piasente - Quality & Development Manager, Paolo Serafin - NATIVIA™ Sales Manager and Frank
Ernst - Product Manager NATIVIA™ with Paolo providing a speech on NATIVIA™ and the team presenting the product portfolio
and some applications on a table top display. The popular applications were by far the samples of self-adhesives labels made
by Bio4Life and the self-adhesive tape made by Logotape. The biggest interest was created
by the high barrier NATIVIA™ film EXTENDO XCNB for lidding applications and coffee bags.
The event was a full success with very promising discussions with converters, end users and
suppliers of different bio-based raw materials. The conference is a great place for bringing
together bioplastic specialists and interested customers, providing a dedicated and highly
involved audience to succeed with more sustainable packaging solutions. Watch this space!
will keep you informed about the latest developments with NATIVIA™.
Celebrating the Long-term Cooperation
at the Balaton Lake
This year, Taghleef Industires Kft held their annual customer
event in Balatonfüred, a popular resort town on the north
shore of Lake Balaton, Central Europe’s largest lake.
The day started with
the welcoming words
of Mr Antal Bazsó, the
Managing Director of
Taghleef Industries Kft.
He highlighted how
partnerships are for
business development.
He also mentioned
that the event was also a great opportunity to celebrate the
tenth anniversary of the former Biafol Kft becoming part of
the ex-Radici Film in May 2001, which is now
Following Mr Bazsó, Mr Mario Molinaro, the Marketing
and Sales Director of
Kft introduced Taghleef’s new
development Extendo, our new range of high barrier films.
After the business program, the entertainment session started
with visiting the Cathedral of Tihany, walking though the
historic town-centre and taking part in a delicious feast in a
traditional restaurant accompanied by the music of virtuoso
gipsy musicians. Finishing the small tour on the northern
Balaton region, everyone visited the world famous porcelain
manufactory in Herend, to take a look in the secrects of making
beautiful porcelain masterpieces. To crown the day, a luxurious
evening dinner was held in the Ball Roomof Anna Grand Hotel.
The whole day,
the dinner and
the party after,
offered a great
o p p o r t u n i t y
working in the
to share ideas,
experience, meet new people and discuss new opportunities.
Paolo Serafin - Nativia Sales Manager