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About the author:
Christina Välimäki has been in the information industry since 2003. Starting with the business think tank and authorship center, the Accenture Institute for High Performance, she moved into B2B market research, earned a Harvard MBA, then joined the RELX Group. Now the Elsevier Senior Director of Strategic Marketing for the Chemicals Industry, Ms. Välimäki works to transform the organization’s focus toward a market orientation growth strategy, including opportunity identification, product design, and go to market and communication strategy, targeting the critical innovation needs of chemical customers.
Posts by Christina Valimaki
Posted on November 20th, 2017 in Chemical R&D
Developing a new chemical product requires careful cross-functional collaboration between R&D and manufacturing teams. It also requires an iterative evaluation of manufacturing processes to optimize production. Continue reading “Equal access to data can streamline the entire R&D phase” »
Posted on October 17th, 2017 in Chemical R&D
When less-hazardous chemicals can substitute more dangerous ones, it makes sense to take on the responsibility of re-engineering the processes if it will minimize the risk. That’s why a growing contingent of R&D teams and manufacturing facilities are now replacing substances of very high concern (SVHC) Continue reading “In Pursuit of Safer Chemical Substitutions” »
Posted on October 3rd, 2017 in Chemical R&D
There’s probably not a buzzier buzz word across all industries right now than “green,” and the chemical industry is no exception. Continue reading “A Brighter, Greener Future for Chemistry” »
Posted on September 29th, 2017 in Chemical R&D
In situations where hazardous chemicals can be replaced by potentially less dangerous compounds, it’s only logical to avoid hazardous chemicals as much as possible. However, increasingly stringent regulations make chemical substitution not only practical but inevitable. Continue reading “Chemical Substitutions Are The Future” »