2017 PCI Wood Mackenzie European Polyester Industry Conference

Now in it's 25th year The European Polyester Industry 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.


  • 29 September 2017

  • Recycling Overview - Training & Teaching Session

  • The PCI Wood Mackenzie PX Asset Cost Tool Service - Overview

  • 30 September 2017

  • Registration & Welcome Coffee

  • Welcome

  • Global economy: prospects for the consumer

  • Energy and feedstocks: how long will low prices remain?

  • Paraxylene: the calm before the storm

  • Coffee Break

  • Global ethylene: riding the crest of the current supply wave.

  • MEG: when does the tide turn?

  • Lunch Break

  • Asia polyester outlook - the key issues

  • Fibres: has polyester reached it's limits?

  • Coffee Break

  • PTA: over supply even with rationalisation / PET: market supply overcapacity continues

  • Recycling: the challenges and opportunities for the PET market

  • Closing Comments

  • Drinks Reception


Conference Registration