Buying plastic materials - tips & tricks - rerun

10. 8. 2022.


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Moderator: Jan Hirsch, guest: Bernard Adamczak, Szymon Tochowicz
Start: 10:00, lenght: 30 - 45 minutes


compounder/integrated producer, compound/raw material, differences in the supplier’s profile, production model, product portfolio, capacity, long-term or short-term price maintenance.


Independent market indicators f.e.C3, ICIS, back-to-back agreements - the same pricing model with suppliers as with customer.

Price monitoring

Price reference KI, permanent monitoring of the market price development for the subcategory of the materials and comparison with the supplier’s price development.

Global sourcing and global projects

Global sourcing, determining requirements of the industry and/or the customer. Do we need one material for the same OEM projects on different continents? Tool compounding.


Material substitution in the same family of materials. Material substitution between different families of materials.

Green world

Recycling materials, EU official recommendations, customer’s technical requirements, learning the sources from which our supplier acquires materials for compounding, understanding supplier’s long-term strategy and adapting it to the client’s needs.

Key takeaways

Choose carefully what type of supplier is needed, develop contract that suits your business best, ensure balance in your portfolio.


Szymon Tochowicz

He is an aerospace engineer who has garnered extensive procurement experience not only in the aerospace industry, but also in the automotive and marine industries. Szymon Tochowicz has managed procurement teams at European and global level in companies such as Rolls-Royce and Delphi. He now leads Eveneum where he specializes in developing and implementing procurement strategies that support digital transformation of his clients. He is passionate about the circular economy and the human-to-human element in business relations.

Bernard Adamczak

Since 2010, he has been responsible for global purchases of plastics. In 2010-2019, while working for a first-tier supplier in the automotive industry, he was responsible for global sourcing and the implementation of new suppliers, price negotiations, cost reductions, and then managing a global purchasing category for 9 factories around the world. From 2020, responsible for the management and reorganization of the purchasing department in a European company distributing and producing plastics. In his private life, he is a fan of photography, good architecture, original Turkish coffee and beer from local breweries.

Jan Hirsch

Jan has been building experience in international procurement and logistics since 1995. He has led procurement teams in both small and large companies, such as Unipetrol, KUKA and BLANCO. He has dealt with a variety of projects in process management, mapping and analysis, process improvement, transfer of experience, teaching, translating and personal development training, as well as his own B2C project. In the latter, he combines his love of good beer and the fulfillment of his creative desire in graphics. He lives in a small village in the Ore Mountains and enjoys walking with his partner and the dog. He plays bass and sings in a thrash metal band. Among other things, he also enjoys the works of Terry Pratchett.

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