PCI Wood Mackenzie - PCI Nylon
PCI Nylon, part of PCI Wood Mackenzie, is a market research consultancy focused on the global nylon and polyamide industry. We offer clients a totally integrated view of the industry, from fundamental raw materials through intermediates, chemicals and polymers to all of the significant end-use applications including fibres, engineering plastics and films. Nylon is our focus. It is all we do.
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NEWS: Verisk Analytics, Inc., Acquires The PCI Group
Acquisition of PCI will create an industry-leading chemicals business at Verisk’s Wood Mackenzie
JERSEY CITY, N.J., November 20, 2015 — Verisk Analytics, Inc. (Nasdaq:VRSK) today announced the acquisition of The PCI Group (“PCI”), a leading consortium of five specialist companies that offer integrated data and subscriptions research in the chemicals, fibers, films, and plastics sectors. PCI will become part of Wood Mackenzie, a Verisk Analytics business, and will provide valuable services to enhance Wood Mackenzie’s chemicals capabilities. Read further...
Nylon Intermediates & Fibres Monthly Report June 2016 released
NEWS FEEDSTOCKS & INTERMEDIATES
Crude oil prices increase for the 4th consecutive month and are now 60% higher compared with Jan 2016.
- Caprolactam margins hit record lows in China, prompting industry to reduce output and consider forming an association to improve communication and understanding across the industry.
Honeywell announces that it will spin off all its PA6-related operations into a new entity to be called AdvanSix.
European adipic acid revival continues.
China economy slows, exports falling and stocks rising. China NTF sees higher prices (temporarily?) and may become net exporter soon; overcapacity remains. NIF prices in China ease down.
American NTF volumes for both domestic supply & imports are weak. NIF doing well especially in tyres. BCF weak for nylon and polyester, losing share to luxury vinyl tile.
European domestic NTF sales doing well. Recycled PA6 fibre going into some new jeans. NIF having a good year especially for tyres. BCF catching up after poor post-recession years.