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Posted on November 28th, 2016 by Dr. Kai Pflug in Chemical R&D
CEFIC, a European association of chemical companies, expects China´s share of the global chemical market to increase further – from the current 39.9% (2015) to 44% in 2030. So, despite the slowdown of the Chinese economy, growth is still faster than the global average. Continue reading “Bringing R&D To China” »
Posted on November 7th, 2016 by Dr. Kai Pflug in Chemical Manufacturing Excellence
A few weeks ago, I was contacted by an Indian financial service provider. They asked me to speak at their Specialty Chemicals Investor day. I explained that my focus is on China – but it turned out that this was exactly what they were interested in. Continue reading “Tighter environmental regulation in China: an opportunity for India´s chemical industry?” »
Posted on October 6th, 2016 by Paul Hodges in Chemical R&D
Today’s aging populations are creating a paradigm shift for the green movement. The reason is that increasing life expectancy has created an entirely new generation of people – the New Old 55+ cohort. Continue reading “The New Old Generation” »