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You Can’t Force Innovation

Posted on October 27th, 2016 by in Chemical Manufacturing Excellence

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Innovation is often held up as a yardstick by which companies are measured. There’s a need to always be creating something new, to be regularly launching an exciting product or development and to be seen by the world as innovative. Continue reading “You Can’t Force Innovation” »

Who Are Your Innovators?

Posted on June 6th, 2016 by in Chemical R&D

It’s often said that the most valuable asset of any company is its employees. The same could be said of any innovation or product development program too. No matter the industry or technology, it’s people who are responsible for moving things forwards. Continue reading “Who Are Your Innovators?” »

China´s Mid-market for Chemicals and Innovation

Posted on April 27th, 2016 by in Chemical R&D

Many markets in China, including the one for chemicals, have seen a shift towards a stronger mid-level from a previous relatively straightforward split between a small high-end segment of mainly imported products and a much larger low-end segment. Continue reading “China´s Mid-market for Chemicals and Innovation” »

Innovation First Responders

Posted on January 26th, 2016 by in Chemical R&D

Basic, or “revolutionary,” research and innovation has come to the forefront of the chemical industry as pundits lament the current state of the chemical industry in the aftermath of the Dow/DuPont merger announcement.  Continue reading “Innovation First Responders” »