Find the latest solutions and materials for your next project

Join us at the only exhibition for the European plastics additives and compounding industry. Compounding World Expo will provide a focused forum for networking with key players from throughout the plastics industry supply chain, including compounders, masterbatch makers, specifiers and end users.

Compounding World Expo is also co-located with the Plastics Recycling World Expo, Plastics Extrusion World Expo and Plastics Testing World Expo.  

Why you should visit:
  • Source new materials, technologies and solutions from 200+ exhibitors
  • Network with other stakeholders within the industry 
  • Increase your technical knowledge through training seminars, business debates and industry panels
  • Put your questions to the experts in a face-to-face environment
  • Stay up-to-date with new challenges and opportunities within the plastics additives and compounding industry
  • Take advantage of the venue’s central location to explore Essen



Merck KGaA
Stand - A436

Merck, a leading science and technology company, operates across healthcare, life science and performance materials.

Within the performance materials division we help fulfill people’s need for a vibrant lifestyle. Our pearlescent pigments allow striking automotive coatings, fascinating cosmetics and plastic applications. Continuous effect pigment innovations offer Merck’s customers new opportunities to continuously upgrade their product designs with striking hues and effects.

Our broad portfolio of functional pigments and additives enable our customers to advance their products with special properties such as electrical conductivity, solar heat management, counterfeit prevention and skin care and protection.

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