The 12th China International Polyamide & Intermediates Forum, supported by Nylon Committee of China Chemical Fiber Association (CCFA) and China National Chemical Fiber Corp., organized by China Chemical & Fiber Economic Information Network (CCFEI) and Tecnon OrbiChem, is held at 9:00 a.m., 4th December, 2014 in Shanghai, China. Invista and Solvay are the main sponsors. Leading players from home and overseas, including BASF, CCFA, CPDC, DOMO, DSM, GSFC, Baling Hengyi, INVISTA, Jinjiang Technology, KuibyshevAzot, Li Peng, Luxi Chemicals, Shenma Group, Sinopec, Solvay, SRF, Sumitomo, Ube, Xinhui Meida, Zig Sheng...etc., are gathering to share their ideas about widely concerned issues of the nylon value chain..
In the two-day sessions, we will totally have 17 speeches, with five in the morning, and three in the afternoon in the first day.


Wang JianLi,Deputy General Manager of China Chemical & Fiber Economic Information Network (CCFEI), is the chairman of the morning session.Deng Jun, Secretary General, Nylon Committee of China Chemical Fibers Association presents us the first speech with the title Program for technology development of nylon industry. He begins with a review on achievements of nylon industry during the 12th Five-year Plan period, while pointing out some problems existing, including insufficient investment in innovation and gap with world advanced level. He then high-lighted the key high-tech projects during the 13th Five-year Plan period, and provides his suggestions to the technological development of the industry.
Date 04 Dec 05 Dec


Steve K. Kromer, Senior Vice President of INVISTA, the main sponsor of our conference, brings us a report on INVISTAs recent business strategies. Mr. Kromer acknowledges that China is driving the growth of the nylon market, while Nylon 6,6 is under represented in China and Asia. He indicates that INVISTAs Shanghai investment (Yinglon) will support the growth of nylon 6,6, while keep investing and innovating, with trusted brands, to bring value to the market and the community
Date 04 Dec 05 Dec


Against the backdrop of slower global economic development and tumbling crude oil, Charles Fryer, Board Chairman of Tecnon Orbichem brings us a speech focusing on uncertainties from slowing economic growth and cheaper energy. In his speech, he predicts that since massive caprolactam capacity additions in China is still continuing, more plants will be forced to close in high energy cost regions, while the fall in crude oil prices will improve the competitivity of polyamide versus polyester. However, he adds, such advantage is likely to disappear with lower crude oil prices
Date 04 Dec 05 Dec


After the coffee break, Jin Zimin, Professor of Zhejiang Sci-Tech University presents us Status quo and trend of development in seamless wear industry. Professor Jin predicts that diversification, differentiation and functionality will be the development direction of seamless products.
Date 04 Dec 05 Dec


Andreas Engelhardt, General Manger of The Fiber Year contributes the report titled Textile fiber market 2020. According to Mr. Engelhardt, growth rates of textile and apparel will weaken, with most of new textile volume between 2013 and 2020 met by polyester and viscose staple fibers. Nylon raw material, chip and spinning capacities will find it difficult to achieve economical run rates globally
Date 04 Dec 05 Dec


After the lunch, the afternoon session starts with He Zhuosheng, General Manager of Guangdong Xinhui Meida Nylon as the chairman.
Date 04 Dec 05 Dec


Nylon industry is developing fast in the territory of engineering plastics thanks to fast growth of caprolactam capacity. Marcelo Lu, represents Polyamide and Intermediates Asia Pacific of BASF, to share with us recent achievements of BASF in engineering plastics of differentiation and performance.
Date 04 Dec 05 Dec


Bellini Giovanni, Sales Manager of Princo Srl introduces their latest achievements in drying process, air conditioning and spin finish preparation, and their solution for a increasingly demanding market.
Date 04 Dec 05 Dec


Quentin de Carvalho of Solvay Polyamide & Intermediates ends the first day sessions with the speech titled Polyamide 6,6 C A world of opportunities. In his speech, Mr. Carvalho also consents to the point that China is a major player in the PA and growing fast in PA6.6
Date 04 Dec 05 Dec


INVISTA Cocktail Party

Date 04 Dec 05 Dec

Above is the on-spot report for the first day sessions, and there will be more to come tomorrow

China Chemical & Fiber Economic Information Network (CCFEI)