Constantinos Sideris

Areas of expertise

  • Intellectual Property Protection
  • Plastics processing
  • Engineering design
  • Product development
  • Sources of funding

 

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Bio

56 years old, married with three sons, born and raised in Cyprus. Studied Chemical Engineering at Cambridge university, UK and obtained an MBA at Carnegie-Mellon university, USA.
30 years’ experience in most aspects of the plastics industry, in technical management, project management, general management and board positions. Managed the start-up of several projects, including product design, manufacturing, quality control, financing and marketing. Projects included Plastic profiles extrusion, Electrical switches and sockets production, Set-up of tool-room for mould making, Flexible packaging films conversion and Thermoforming of plastic cups.
During the last 10 years started-up the CYPET project. After conceiving a new process for the production of PET bottles and patenting it globally, the process was implemented practically by designing and developing a prototype machine. After production testing and development of several machine models, the project was commercialized 2014. The first machine has been shipped to Ghana and other machines are under construction for orders to Australia, Egypt and Kenya.