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Digitalisation Offers Next-Step Gains For Chemicals

Posted on March 9th, 2017 by in Chemicals Industry News and Analysis

Where can chemical companies look for the next step change in financial performance? Consulting company McKinsey¬†poses the question¬†in a study published this month. It suggests that the answer probably lies in digitalisation. Continue reading “Digitalisation Offers Next-Step Gains For Chemicals” »

Organizing R&D Organizations for Success

Posted on December 12th, 2016 by in Chemical R&D

Many corporations continue to organize their business units into global organizations to meet the needs of growing economies in many regions. Continue reading “Organizing R&D Organizations for Success” »

Alpha Innovator of the Year Awards

Posted on September 23rd, 2016 by in Chemical R&D

In the past 20 to 30 years, there has been an increasing trend of chemical companies becoming more and more guarded about putting their researchers in the spotlight. This is largely due to commercial and IP concerns. Continue reading “Alpha Innovator of the Year Awards” »

From Products to Services

Posted on August 23rd, 2016 by in Chemical R&D

In July 2016, RPM International, the sixth-biggest global coatings manufacturer with 2014 sales of 4.4 billion USD, made a small acquisition, buying a company increasing Chinese competition, to a logical conclusion. Continue reading “From Products to Services” »

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