2018 PCI Wood Mackenzie European Polyester Conference
Now in it's 26th year The European Polyester Conference brings together key industry players for a comprehensive overview of economic, technical, environmental and commercial themes affecting the European polyester industry.
Senior business planners, procurement leads, heads of strategy, lead salespeople and marketers from around the globe attend this established annual event, directly before EPCA, seeking independent analysis of short and longer term commercial trends in the polyester industry.
06 October 2018
Polyester Industry - Training Session
A half day training session led by our Head of Polyester, Philip Marshall who will provide everything you or your team need to get up to speed with the Polyester industry. With many competing drivers in the polyester industry which surface a Read More...
A half day training session led by our Head of Polyester, Philip Marshall who will provide everything you or your team need to get up to speed with the Polyester industry. With many competing drivers in the polyester industry which surface at different times this session will explain the key drivers, the importance of raw materials, the different products and production methods and finally as the issues of recycle and sustainability become ever more important how this may evolve in the future in the different regions.
The session covers:
What is polyester? The chemistry and production process for fibre, resin and film etc.
The key raw materials Naphtha, PX PTA, Ethylene, MEG, Polymer how they influence the chain
Why do buyers use polyester and what are the key industry dynamics
Polyester end use applications – where is polyester used and why, why does polyester take share from other polymers
Polyester sustainability and recycle – the current position and what opportunities are there in the future
Delegates will be provided with a training pack for future reference
Phil is PCI Wood Mackenzie’s Senior consultant for polyester, with responsibility for our research and analysis of the global polyester chain. His particular specialism is in the western hemisphere PTA and polyester business. His engineering and project management experience draws him into many special projects in commercial and technical areas, in particular on PTA technology selection. He joined PCI in 2003 with over 20 years experience with ICI in a range of different roles both technical and commercial in the PTA, PET and fibres business areas. He has been with PCI for over 13 years.
07 October 2018
Polyester Chain - Training