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Matt Weber

Matt Weber

Senior Manager of Strategic Segment Marketing - Chemicals

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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.

Posts by Matt Weber

Shell reveals cracker plans at ACC Colorado Springs meeting

Posted on July 8th, 2016 in Chemical Manufacturing Excellence

At¬†the recent American Chemistry Council (ACC) meeting, Shell announced that they¬†will build a new polyethylene complex in Pennsylvania. ¬†The decision, which is influenced¬†by the¬†cheap price of gas coming from the nearby Marcellus¬†shale, reflects Shell’s confidence in the mid-term price “stability” of gas in North America and their increasing focus on the chemicals sector as a strategic complement to their global ethylene footprint. Continue reading “Shell reveals cracker plans at ACC Colorado Springs meeting” »

UK vote to leave EU poses many questions

Posted on June 29th, 2016 in Chemical R&D


The Brexit has shaken the foundation of the European Union and created an uncertain future not only for the United Kingdom, but also for the political and economic unity of the EU. Continue reading “UK vote to leave EU poses many questions” »

Westlake finally lands Axiall acquisition

Posted on June 28th, 2016 in Chemical Manufacturing Excellence



Westlake Chemical has agreed to¬†acquire Axiall Corp. for $3.8¬†billion, continuing record-setting year in chemicals industry M&A. ¬† Continue reading “Westlake finally lands Axiall acquisition” »

Ancient Ales and Chemicals Innovation: Finding Opportunity Among Regulation

Posted on May 18th, 2016 in Chemical R&D

Think back to the last time you cooled off with a beer on a warm day, or toasted family and friends during the holidays. Aside from noticing the occasional wheat stalk or conspicuous orange slice on the bottle label, were you ever curious about the ingredients used to brew and formulate your beverage?¬† Continue reading “Ancient Ales and Chemicals Innovation: Finding Opportunity Among Regulation” »

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