Events and Webinars

November 18, 2020

WEBINAR - Changing fortunes in the polyurethane value chain

Changing fortunes in the polyurethane value chain

Note, this Webinar was held on the 18th November - if you missed it Contact Us for further information.

2020 has seen a reversal in the fortunes of most players in the polyurethane industry. Containment measures implemented during the first half of the year caused disruption to supply and a sharp drop in demand during Q2 as construction and automotive output fell as well as consumer spending due to lockdown measures. Q3 has seen strong recovery in demand in many sectors of the industry but question marks over demand growth and oversupply remain for Q4 and as we look into 2021. This webinar looks at the polyurethane industry in 2020 and gives NexantECA's outlook on supply of polyurethane raw materials and demand for different types of polyurethane.

This Webinar will address key questions:

  • The impact to the isocyanate, polyol and polyurethane industry in 2020
  • Outlook for the polyurethane value chain in the near term
  • The trends likely to affect the polyurethane industry in the longer term

We will be hosting two sessions:
Wednesday 18th November @ 10AM GMT Click here to register
Wednesday 18th November @ 2PM GMT Click here to register

About the Presenter

Daniel Saxton, Polyurethanes Technology and Markets Intelligence Lead

Daniel Saxton is a Senior Analyst at Nexant’s Energy & Chemicals Advisory based in the London office.  Daniel has worked with NexantECA for the last three years and has supported feasibility studies, project finance and strategy assignments within the polyurethane industry.  He leads the technical and commercial aspects of NexantECA’s analysis into isocyanates and polyurethanes.  Before NexantECA, Daniel worked in the refining and pulp & paper industries and holds a MEng in Chemical Engineering from the University of Manchester.




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