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The Polymer Industry is Changing

The current demand to transition from PFAS based compounds to viable engineered alternatives, as well as develop new bio-based and regenerated materials to support demanding industry applications will reshape our industry dramatically.

Our Trelleborg ConneX Livestream event on May 17 shared more about Trelleborg’s world-leading material and applications competencies – providing outstanding solutions to challenging polymer applications for the future.

Recordings from the event are available now!

Hear from the industry’s leading experts about how to prepare for changes affecting sealing and polymer solutions

Explore future technology trends and their impact on the engineering industry

Live-streamed from Trelleborg Sealing Solutions Innovation Center in Stuttgart, Germany

Recordings Now Available!


Wednesday May 17, 2023, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM CET
10:00 AM, CET

Jürgen Bosch, Dr. Konrad Saur

10:05 AM, CET
Keynote - Implications of PFAS on Sealing Technology

Dr. Konrad Saur

10:30 AM, CET
Live R&D Tour including Q&A Session
11:05 AM, CET
Panel Discussion - High Performance Polymer Solutions in a World beyond PFAS

Dr. Konrad Saur, Axel Weimann, Jan Kolodziej, Soeren Roepstorff

11:35 AM, CET
Keynote - Innovations in Sustainable Seal Engineering

Matthias Keck



Implications of PFAS on Sealing Technology

Dr. Konrad Saur, Vice President - Innovation & Technology outlines the latest proposed restrictions on the use of PFAS as well as the potential implications for the sealing industry. Discover what Trelleborg are doing to address this issue and how we can continue to support the industry with high performance solutions for demanding environments.

Live Tour

Global R&D Center, Stuttgart, Germany

Join our R&D Services Europe team as they take you on a tour of Trelleborg Sealing Solutions Global R&D Center, Stuttgart, Germany, highlighting the latest material and design competence initiatives to support the transition to viable technical alternatives to traditional sealing technology.

Panel Discussion

High Performance Polymer Solutions in a World beyond PFAS

Trelleborg Sealing Solutions experts discuss material and design considerations for sustainable product development. What are the viable technical alternatives to materials affected by PFAS restrictions? How do these alternatives perform? Find out more and discover what other design factors should be considered to navigate any potential impact.


Innovations in Sustainable Seal Engineering

Matthias Keck, Director Technology outlines the multiple facets of sustainability in seal engineering. Direct aspects like material choice, production process, material reduction or end-of-life disposal should be considered - as well as indirect aspects like energy efficiency in use, service life, multi-functionality or enabling of sustainable high-tech applications.

Recordings Now Available!


Jürgen Bosch

Trelleborg Sealing Solutions

BU President Global Aerospace & Marketing Europe

Dr. Konrad Saur

Trelleborg Sealing Solutions

Vice President – Innovation & Technology

Axel Weimann

Trelleborg Sealing Solutions

Director Global Segment Automotive

Soeren Roepstorff

Trelleborg Sealing Solutions

Development Manager
Technology & Innovation

Jan Kolodziej

Trelleborg Sealing Solutions

Engineer Custom Product Engineering

Matthias Keck

Trelleborg Sealing Solutions

Director Technology

Recordings Now Available!