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.



Ole Jan Myhre
Market Manager

Ole Jan Myhre has his education in Chemical Engineering in Norway and Packaging from Brunel Univ. 

Ole Jan has worked in the plastics industry since 1986 in R&D, Technical service, application and market development at Statoil, Borealis and now Norner. Most of this time Ole Jan has been engaged in plastics processing and application development in the interface with converters and brand owners. During his years at Statoil and Borealis he played a key role in the interface between internal product development and strategy and the customers production and market needs. During the time in Statoil he was involved in R&D and TS for PP fibre products and applications and took part in expanding the PP product range for filament and nonwoven applications. A major achievement during the years at Borealis is his contribution to the successful range of Borstar PE film grades and their market introduction. Since then Ole Jan has been mainly dedicated to film extrusion and flexible packaging.

Ole Jan took part in the management team who established Norner AS in 2007 – Norner is a Global market leader of industrial polymer R&D services based in Norway where we operate an advanced technology centre for development and testing. 

His focus at Norner is customer management, marketing, flexible packaging materials and technology and circular economy.

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