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As Senior Manager of Strategic Marketing for the Chemicals Industry, Matt Weber is responsible for transforming Elsevier’s market focus strategy by aligning product opportunities and design, and go-to-market activities, with the needs of the chemicals industry. Having started his career in the information industry with Knovel Corporation, Matt is passionate about developing and marketing information solutions that enable researchers and engineers to push the boundaries of innovation.
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Posted on June 15th, 2017 in Chemical R&D
When new regulations limited the use of tin catalysts for silicone-based consumer products, an R&D team in a global specialty chemicals company had to seek viable alternatives. Continue reading “Discovering a substitute for tin as a catalyst” »
Posted on June 12th, 2017 in Chemical R&D
“Being a small company, it’s hard for us to actually convince larger companies to use our technology,” reports Sudip Majumdar, Chief Technology Officer of Compact Membrane System. “This award gave us a lot of credibility.” Continue reading “ICIS Innovation Awards: The benefits of winning go beyond the award” »
Posted on May 8th, 2017 in Chemical R&D
Big green ideas will be in the spotlight from May 14-17 as the second Green and Sustainable Chemistry Conference takes place in Berlin, Germany. This conference aims to create a forum for a broad dialogue that encompasses many different fields, and is particularly focused on engaging in discussion around the 17 Sustainable Development Goals adopted by the United Nations in 2015. Continue reading “Green and Sustainable Chemistry Conference Coming Up May 14-17” »
Posted on April 28th, 2017 in Chemical Manufacturing Excellence
An agricultural and herbicide company had a product in their portfolio that was struggling. The solvent had been losing market share and its negative margin had attracted the attention of management. If manufacturing costs could not be reduced, then the company would likely need to stop making the product. They needed a solution quickly. Continue reading “Transforming an unprofitable product to a profitable one” »