Gerd Weyers

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Gerd Weyers

Gerd Weyers 
Senior Manager Technical & Technical Project Manager, Nippon Gohsei Europe GmbH


Advancements in Single-Serve Beverage Delivery

Barrier Options: Differentiation Factor in Creating Value-Added Packaging

At NIPPON GOHSEI, we assess our customers' needs and create new value with our diverse product groups. Our products are used for barrier packaging globally.
SoarnoLTM since 1972 provides long shelf life and contributes to food preservation reducing food waste and improving sustainability. 

Nichigo G-PolymerTM the compostable barrier material is an innovative material which provides excellent barrier properties combined with environmental friendliness.
Both Soarnol and G-Polymer give advantages for today and tomorrow’s packaging requirements.

1) Ultra-high barrier rigid and flexible packaging for potential ALU substitution by co-extrusion and solution coating
2) Recyclability of ultra-high barrier packaging for circular economy
3) Fully compostable barrier structures for single serve packaging
4) Recyclability of fully compostable barrier single serve packaging

About Gerd Weyers

Gerd Weyers was born in Kempen, Germany. He is married and has 2 children.
1999 PhD from the University of Tübingen.

Previously, he was the Product Manager for wire and cables for a joint venture of Delphi Automotive Systems in Germany.
The main responsibilities included the approval process of new cable types of diverse polymers e.g. PP, XLPE, PA, PTFE, Silicone, etc) to OEMs and Tier 2.

In 2002, Mr. Weyers joined Nippon Gohsei. His responsibilities include customers service, networking with machinery, resin suppliers and institutes, technical marketing at conferences, exhibitions etc. as well as supervision of analytical lab with report to Japan. Recently, Mr. Weyers took on the Technical Project leadership for sustainable barrier packaging (Circular Economy) for Soarnol™ and G-Polymer™.


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