SPE WEBINAR: Energy Management in Plastics Processing

Dynamic Mechanical Analysis


Energy Management in Plastics Processing

Thursday, April 18, 2024; 11:00AM–12:00PM EST

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Energy management is a vital issue in terms of energy security, energy costs and the rising concern about carbon emissions. Whichever is most important to you, join us for a fast-paced 1-hour review of the most important things to do to reduce your energy use in plastics processing. Based on practical experience gathered in over 500 plastics processing sites throughout the world, you will learn the most important things to do in your site to reduce energy use. This is not a theoretical presentation but a set of practical actions that every site can take to deliver step change in energy use reduction. Sit back, belt up and enjoy the ride.

About Speaker

Robin Kent, Ph.D.
Managing Director
Tangram Technology Ltd.

Robin Kent, Ph.D. has been involved with polymer processing since 1971 and has worked as Technical Director for several of the major plastics processing and window systems companies in UK and Europe, since 1995 he has specialised in energy and sustainability management for industry as an independent consultant. He is recognised as a leading authority on energy and sustainability management in plastics processing and has carried out energy surveys and assessments on over 500 companies throughout the world.

He has published over 500 technical and management papers on plastics and windows and 10 books on plastics processing.

Robin has a B.Eng.(Hons.) in Materials Engineering from Monash University (Australia) and a Ph.D. in Polymer Physics from the University of Surrey. He is a Fellow of the Energy Institute, a Chartered Engineer and a Chartered Energy Manager.

Robin is a Liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Horners and Freeman of the City of London.

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