Is the Global PP Sector Prepared to Handle Upcoming Supply Pressures?

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Global polypropylene players will meet at CMT’s 6th Global PP Markets & Tech conference on 29-30 Nov, 2011 in Vienna to address strategies for coping with tight propylene supplies.

6th Global PP Markets & Tech

29-30 Nov, 2011 - Vienna

Focus on future demand supply balance,competitive sourcing of propylene, and key/emerging applications in high growth markets such as Africa, ASIA, South America, Russia and Eastern Europe in CMT’s 6th Global PP Markets & Tech conference on 29-30 Nov,

The tight supply projections for propylene have opened up new challenges in the propylene value chain with fears of price hikes and supply shortage looming large. Increasing dependence in US on shale gas and its impact on propylene supplies, plus Middle East PP supplies, and the search for competitive or alternative technologies based on new feedstocks, have stirred the global PP industry.

These major concerns, technological and strategic shifts, are the main issues industry professionals will address at CMT’s upcoming conference on “6th Global PP markets and Tech” to be held on 29-30 November in Vienna.

Given that PP markets have witnessed rapid technological changes due to innovations in product design and applications with new additive driving new product development, the 1.5 day event will kick start with an address on technological trends and role of alternative technologies like PDH, MTP and deep cracking as future supply option by expert from CMAI.

The program also examines the rise of Middle East & Russia, as key regional players expected to bring about significant changes in PP trade patterns. Russian conglomerate, Sibur Holding JSC will share insider’s insights into the fast changing Russian PP markets.

Focusing on high growth markets such as Africa, ASIA, South America, Russia and Eastern Europe, the conference will next deliberate on the future demand supply balance, competitive sourcing of propylene, and key emerging applications.

At a micro level the conference will discuss, emerging EU/CEE markets and the global shifts (Raiffeisen Bank International AG), Balkan PP markets (SC Rompetrol Petrochemicals S.R.) and Russian autoplastic markets and opportunities (POLYPLASTIC Group)

Market projections for BOPP films, new structures from spherizone technology (LyondeL Basell PP Technologies), and compounding trends in Eastern Europe (Inno-Comp Kft) and innovations in additive for PP (Milliken) will also be addressed.

Information on delegate registrations as well as limited number of speaking and sponsorship opportunities for companies with innovative products and services are available at


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