Why Polymer Testing World Expo should be
top of your list for this year

You will meet leading industry suppliers of testing equipment, covering:
  • mechanical, colour and appearance
  • fire and smoke
  • weatherability
  • chemical analysis systems
  • systems for analysing flow properties
  • polymer identification systems
  • inspection identification systems
  • sample preparation equipment
  • laboratory software
  • independent testing services
  • research and development services




Why you should visit:

  • Source new systems, technologies and solutions from 200+ exhibitors
  • Network with other stakeholders within your industry 
  • Increase your technical knowledge through training seminars, business debates, and industry panels
  • Take advantage of the venue’s central location with Germany's industrial heartland
  • Put your questions to the experts in a face-to-face environment
  • Stay up-to-date with new challenges and opportunities within the polymer testing industry



What our visitors say...



Find the latest testing solutions to improve your processes

Discover and debate the latest innovations and best practices in polymer testing, characterisation and analysis in the dedicated conference theatre, featuring two days of free-to-attend technical presentations on the latest advances in testing and analysing polymer materials, compounds and products.

Join the industry at this important new forum for scientists, laboratory staff, researchers and R&D professionals who develop, test and analyse new polymer materials, formulations and products.

The Polymer Testing World Expo benefits from the MESSE ESSEN's modern exhibition halls, excellent access, plentiful on-site car parking, and a range of hotels within short walking distance.

Conveniently located in the heart of German’s Ruhr Valley, Essen is readily accessible by car and public transport from major industrial hubs in Germany, Benelux, France and beyond. In addition, it is just a 20-minute drive from Düsseldorf airport. Making the same journey by train takes under 60 minutes and costs less than €10.



Michael Soll
Frontier Lab
European Business Development Manager

Michael Soll studied biology and received his PhD in 1993 at Ruhr University Bochum, Germany.

He has over 25 years of experience in business development, marketing and sales at various companies active in analytical instrumentation and analytical services in Europe. His functional experience included marketing, application and sales of LC- and GC-coupled mass spectrometry, MALDI-TOF MS and chromatographic tools. End of 2014, he joined Frontier Laboratories, a global leading company in GC/MS coupled analytical pyrolysis. Here, he is managing and supporting distribution partners and supports users of analytical pyrolyzers in whole Europe in terms of applications and technical concerns.

His most recent employment history is as follows:

Frontier Laboratories Ltd, Koriyama, Japan, 2014 to present

European Business Development Manager

Responsible for support of distribution partners and users in Europe, marketing directed to sales channels and customers

LECO Germany, Mönchengladbach, Germany, 2008 to 2014,

Managing Director

Responsible for achievement of sales targets, strategic directions, marketing and service optimization.

SGS,  Geneva, Switzerland, 2006 to 2008

Business development manager biopharma quality control Europe.

ABSciex, Darmstadt, Germany, 1999 to 2006

Sales Manager Proteomics products in DACH territory: increase sales of Mass Spectrometry and Chromatography products 

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