PLASTICS names an NPE2024 keynote speaker 

Feb. 28, 2024
Michael Heinz, chairman and CEO of BASF Corp., will discuss industry trends and challenges.

The Plastics Industry Association (PLASTICS) announced that Michael Heinz, chairman and CEO of BASF Corp., will serve as one of two keynote speakers for NPE2024. 

“We are thrilled to have Michael give NPE’s keynote address,” said PLASTICS President and CEO Matt Seaholm. “Michael is an important voice and can speak to the critical issues facing our industry. I have no doubt he will inspire attendees to make our industry stronger and more sustainable for present and future generations.” 

Heinz's keynote session, titled “Our Plastics Journey: The Road to a Sustainable Future,” is scheduled for 8 a.m. May 8 in the Chapin Theater at the Orange County Convention Center. NPE2024 takes place from May 6 – 10 2024. Heinz will address topics including challenges facing the industry, the importance of collaboration along the value chain, and the future of sustainability.  

“I am honored to be part of the largest plastics industry trade show in the Americas. As an industry, driving innovation toward a more sustainable future is our imperative. I am excited to share my thoughts on what is needed to make this journey a successful one and exchange with many of you at NPE,” Heinz said.