Compact seminar
Plastics markets essentials

Our comprehensive seminar offers a basic overview of the global plastics market.

You will gain essential knowledge of how petrochemical products and processes are interlinked and which types and grades of polymers exist as well as how the value chain is structured and the market players involved.

Get exemplary market data by product, region and application. Learn how polymer prices are fixed and what the relevant influencing factors are.

In this seminar, you will acquire a fundamental knowledge of the global plastics markets, the interdependencies and the mechanisms that drive these markets.

Leverage this know-how for your business success!

Target Group

This seminar is ideally suited to newcomers and career changers in the plastics industry and is aimed at purchasers, product managers, marketing and sales staff as well as interested parties from the entire industry.


Led by an expert speaker, the seminar will include practical examples, discussion, and exchange of knowledge and experience.

Petrochemical essentials

  • Base materials (oil, gas and bio-based)
  • Feedstocks (naphtha, ethylene, etc.)
  • Refineries and crackers
  • Plastics grades (classifications)

Supply chain and players

  • Plastics producers
  • Distributors and traders
  • Plastics processors
  • End users

Market data

  • Production and consumption
  • Regional distribution
  • Application markets
  • Global trade flows

Polymer prices

  • Supply and demand
  • Capacities, regional availability
  • Spot and contract, buying cycles, price adjustment clauses
  • Pricing information services

Dimitrios Koranis, Geschäftsführer, KORANIS Purchasing Solutions

Dimitrios Koranis
Managing Director, KORANIS Purchasing Solutions

Schedule for 2022 will be published soon.

Customer notification coronavirus
Dear participants,

We are committed to curbing the spread of Covid-19, which is why we have adjusted our training programme to the current conditions.

Our seminars will be held as online seminars until further notice. We will inform you in advance about any further changes.
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Knowledge & Training Seminar-Bewertung

Our compact seminar "Plastics markets essentials" offers a comprehensive insight into events in the plastics industry as well as the most important aspects and relationships. The main focus is the benefit for you and your company! Here you can see how previous participants rated our seminar.

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Dates & Venues

Schedule for 2022 will be published soon.

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