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Producers seek market-driven solutions to growth conundrum

Posted on November 10th, 2016 by in Chemicals Industry News and Analysis

Chemicals companies put most of their effort into raising production and distribution efficiencies, alongside the back and front office work that cost effectively makes this possible.  Continue reading “Producers seek market-driven solutions to growth conundrum” »

When Bad Things Happen to Good Chemicals

Posted on August 4th, 2016 by in Chemical R&D

Chemical producers often refer to products as becoming “commoditized” as the market becomes more competitive resulting in a drop in profitability.  This is a fair characterization for commodity chemicals such as ethylene or methanol that by definition cannot be differentiated.  Continue reading “When Bad Things Happen to Good Chemicals” »