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Focusing Industry 4.0 processes and practices on value creation

Posted on October 24th, 2017 by

If you sometimes feel your company is missing the boat when it comes to digitalisation and the realisation of Industry 4.0 gains then you will feel positively chained to the jetty with Industry X.0.
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Timing is ripe for Huntsman and Clariant merger

Posted on October 19th, 2017 by

The time was ripe to strike a merger of equals, with two global specialty chemical companies well into their portfolio transformation plans shedding commoditised assets, with similar goals and valuation multiples, the CEOs of Huntsman and Clariant said on Monday, 22 May.
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US chemical stock prices surge on Harvey impact, even with start-ups

Posted on October 9th, 2017 by

US chemical stock prices are surging amid the start-up of two world-scale projects by DowDuPont and Chevron Phillips Chemical, as markets shrug off fears of new supply amid product tightness in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.

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China’s massive chemical plant relocations lack funding

Posted on October 6th, 2017 by

China plans to complete a massive relocation of chemical plants away from cities by 2025, but financial constraints may hamper the project, which is estimated to cost Chinese yuan (CNY) 800bn ($121bn), industry sources said.

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