Françoise Pardos was trained as an economist, with a MA from Berkeley, University of California, and a doctorate ("docteur ès-Sciences Economiques") from Paris.
After five years as market research analyst at Kaiser Aluminum, in California, and two years at SEMA, an industrial consultant in Paris, she created Pardos Marketing, an industrial market research consultancy specializing in plastics and plastics applications.
Over 200 studies have been completed in the last fifteen years. The main topics of recent studies cover new developments in plastics packaging, bottles, rigid packaging, plain and multilayer films, barrier materials, plastics applications in automotive, electrical, building and medical industries, high performance plastics, potential developments of new materials.First the geographical scope was only Europe, and it now covers the whole world, still with emphasis on Europe, North America and Mediterranean Africa.
A three volume multi-client study is under completion, about 900 pages altogether, to cover all plastics, worldwide, commodity, engineering and specialty plastics. The first volume, on the supply of plastics, is completed and regularly updated
The second volume, on plastic consumption and key applications, by country and major world areas,
The third volume, on the structure and strategies of the converting industries,
Volume two and three will be completed in 2005. More details can be found on Pardos Marketing website.
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