The WPC Conference 2016 more international than ever

The WPC Conference 2016 more…
There is no WPC conference that is as international as the established AMI Conference, both with regard to the attendees and the speakers. The Wood Plastic Composites Conference 2016 will be held from 7 to 9 March in Vienna, Austria. As in the past, the headline sponsor is extruder specialist and WPC pioneer battenfeld-cincinnati, which will invite participants to a very special demonstration at its technical lab this year.

Since 2002, the British company Applied Market Information Ltd. (AMI), Bristol, has brought together attendees from more than 30 countries and all continents to inform them about the newest technical innovations, market trends and market opportunities. Products made from wood plastic composite materials have been in demand for years. The market volume has shown consistently increasing growth rates, despite the cyclical fluctuations that have been felt in this segment as well. But the potential has not yet been fully exploited by far, and there is a great demand for discussion and information.

That is why the organizer is particularly proud to present speakers not only from a variety of European countries, such as Switzerland, Spain, Belgium and Austria, but also from the USA and India. Moreover, the topics on the agenda offer useful information for attendees along the whole value chain – from processing, to production, up to sales.

battenfeld-cincinnati has already installed more than 260 extrusion lines for WPC processing worldwide. Functionality, easy handling, process stability and cost efficiency are the core features of all customized systems. Apart from tailor-made downstream equipment, the machine manufacturer offers single screw and conical twin screw extruders for producing small technical profiles, as well as parallel twin screw extruders for highest outputs.


A traditional feature of the WPC Conference is the technology demonstration that headline sponsor battenfeld-cincinnati gives at its technical lab in Vienna. This year, the focus will be on WPC profiles with which houses can be built simply and quickly. These can be set up in conflict areas to provide accommodation for refugees, or to serve as mobile hospitals or administrative buildings.