Early Registration Ends This Friday for CMAI's Annual Plastics Processors Conference & Industry Workshops

Aug 19, 2010, 09:41 ET from Chemical Market Associates, Inc.

HOUSTON, Aug. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Chemical Market Associates, Inc. (CMAI) will host, for the seventh time in the U.S., the Plastics Processors Conference & Industry Workshops this year in Chicago, Illinois, at The Westin Michigan Avenue Chicago on September 20-21, 2010. Early registration closes this Friday, August 20, 2010. Day-of, walk-up registrations are accepted as well.

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This conference will feature CMAI's professional consultants who will discuss the most current and timely events impacting the global plastics and polymers industry. Some key topics which will be covered at the conference include:

  • Overview of the PE, PP, PS, EPS, ABS, PET, PVC, PC, Nylon and PBT markets
  • Gain valuable insight into the industry dynamics impacting resin prices
  • A comprehensive review of energy markets and economic drivers
  • Coverage of near term market issues and a look ahead at supply/demand and prices
  • Get a better understanding of the upstream fundamentals which influence cash costs
  • Ask our CMAI industry consultants the questions you have always wanted to ask
  • Network with fabricators, converters and end-users from diverse markets

In addition, CMAI will offer two concurrent Industry Workshops: Commodity Resins and Engineering Resins. Designed and taught by CMAI professionals, these workshops are a one of a kind opportunity to get acquainted with the most relevant concepts in these important polymer sectors. The Commodity Resins Workshop focuses on the high volume resin sectors (PE, PP, PVC, PS and PET) and how the global market dynamics of these resins and their feedstocks are impacted by both upstream energy/petrochemicals and the downstream converted product business. The Engineering Resins Workshop focuses on Nylon, ABS, Polycarbonate, POM and PBT market sectors. The workshop examines how the global markets of these engineered polymers are connected to the petrochemical industry and the major end-use applications from these polymers. These two workshops will effectively bring today's business person up to speed with the terminology, technology and key cost elements in the supply chain. Space is limited; please plan to register soon.

You can register on-line at https://www.cmaiglobal.com/EvConferences.aspx or contact CMAI by email: conferences@cmaiglobal.com, phone: 1-281-531-4660, or fax:  1-281-531-0995.  

CMAI is the premier provider of Market, Planning and Business Advisory services offering a unique combination of consulting analytics and expertise for the global chemical, plastics, fibers and chlor-alkali industries. With offices in Houston, New York, London, Dubai, Dusseldorf, Singapore and Shanghai, CMAI has provided expert business advisory services to a broad base of companies across multiple value chains and geographies since 1979.  Clients to CMAI services include chemical and oil companies, technology & EPC companies, banking and financial institutions, plastic converters, textile & apparel manufacturers, brand-owners, grocers/retailers, government agencies and trading companies. 

Jamie Van Fleet


11757 Katy Freeway, Suite 700

Houston, TX 77079 U.S.A.

Tel: 281-531-4660    Fax: 281-531-9966

Email: jvanfleet@cmaiglobal.com

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Howard Rappaport


SOURCE Chemical Market Associates, Inc.