Expert presentations

First-hand information

During our expert presentations, high-profile specialists will outline the latest trends, covering all aspects of plastics processing. You can expect interesting presentations on the topics of sustainability, controller technology, plasticising, and additive manufacturing.

Efficient controller technology

Efficient controller technology – practical tips
A high-performance machine controller is a prerequisite for efficient injection moulding and modern production sequences. For a long time, our innovative "Made by ARBURG" technologies and practical functions have been making work quick, safe and simple. The presentation will show how the assistance functions of our GESTICA control system can support you, and will provide useful tips for your daily work.

Presentation times:

11.30 am - 12 pmGermanWed – Fri
12.30 pm - 1 pmEnglishWed – Fri
1.30 pm - 2 pmGermanWed – Fri
3 pm - 3.30 pmEnglishWed – Fri

Torsten Seeger (Technical Sales Manager)
has been employed at ARBURG since 2003, Technical Sales Manager in the Technical & Commercial Sales Support area since 2018. He offers support in the case of complex machine queries and advises customers on the topic of machine controllers.

Felix Beuter (Technical Consultant)
has been employed at ARBURG in the International Technical Support department since 2019. His tasks include holding training courses on site at the customer and advising on process optimisation and the GESTICA machine controller.

Coordinated plasticising

Coordinated plasticising – suitable for every product
When plasticising the material, components and process must be perfectly coordinated. New materials and recyclates from different sources place special requirements on the machine technology and control system. This presentation will highlight how ARBURG technologies and functions related to plasticising improve quality and efficiency during daily work.

Presentation times:

10.30 am - 11 amGermanWed – Fri
11.30 am - 12 pmEnglishWed – Fri
1 pm - 1.30 pmEnglishWed – Fri
2 pm - 2.30 pmGermanWed – Fri

Christoph Blöchle (Technical Sales Manager)
has been employed at ARBURG since 2003, Technical Sales Manager in the Technical & Commercial Sales Support area since 2021. He offers support in the case of complex machine queries and advises customers on machine technology and drives.

Michael Gort (Technical Consultant)
has been employed at ARBURG in the International Technical Support department since 1987. His tasks include holding training courses on site at customer and advising on plasticising and process optimisation.

Circular Economy

Circular Economy - Concepts for sustainable plastic parts made from recyclates
What are the technical requirements for plastics recycling? Which options are available for quality assurance? This presentation will highlight innovative strategies and system concepts while revealing practical and cross-industry solutions. In addition, the legal and economic considerations of recyclable product design will be discussed.

Presentation times:

11 am - 11:30 amGermanWed – Fri
1.30 pm - 2 pmEnglishWed – Fri

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Hans-Josef Endres (Leibniz University, Hanover)
was awarded a doctorate from the Ruhr University Bochum and has been an expert for bio-plastics, composites, plastics recycling and sustainability evaluation for 25 years. In 2019, he took up an appointment at Leibniz University Hanover, where he heads the Institute for Plastics and Recycling Technology.

Additive manufacturing made by ARBURG

Additive manufacturing made by ARBURG – new rules of the game for plastic processing
Industrial additive manufacturing opens up new possibilities – for all areas of plastics processing. ARBURG Plastic Freeforming offers a wide range of materials and can be integrated smoothly into existing production processes. This presentation will show the potentials of this technology using several examples from different industries.

Presentation times:

10.30 am - 11 amEnglishWed – Fri
12 pm - 12.30 pmGermanWed – Fri
1 pm - 1.30 pmGermanWed – Fri
2 pm - 2.30 pmEnglishWed – Fri

Dipl. Ing. (FH) Martin Neff (head of department, APF)
has been employed at ARBURG since 1996. As head of department for ARBURG Plastic Freeforming (APF), he is responsible for the development of machine and process technology.

Dr. Ing. Michael Salinas (Manager Additive Manufacturing)
has been employed at ARBURG in the area of ARBURG Plastic Freeforming (APF) since 2014. He has been advising customers in Germany and Eastern Europe on application technology since 2019.