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Putting EHS Principles into Processes

Posted on May 5th, 2016 by in Chemical Manufacturing Excellence

Chemicals can offer amazing benefits to society in areas as diverse as medicine and agriculture, but they can also at times have adverse effects on the health of people and on our environment. For that reason, regulations are increasing, putting added pressure on chemical companies to maintain compliance. Continue reading “Putting EHS Principles into Processes” »

Towards Greener Manufacturing: Assessing the Alternatives

Posted on May 2nd, 2016 by in Chemical Manufacturing Excellence

There are many good reasons why chemical companies are looking at transitioning to green manufacturing. A recent global survey of industry executives found that the reason most often cited was that the pursuit of sustainability initiatives can improve manufacturing processes by reducing energy and waste, and also by reducing or eliminating toxic chemicals. Continue reading “Towards Greener Manufacturing: Assessing the Alternatives” »

Getting Proactive About Green Manufacturing

Posted on April 29th, 2016 by in Chemical Manufacturing Excellence

“Greening” the manufacturing process is increasingly less of an option and more of an imperative for chemical companies that want to succeed in today’s market climate. Continue reading “Getting Proactive About Green Manufacturing” »

Reducing Risk in the Chemical Process Industries

Posted on April 21st, 2016 by in Chemical Manufacturing Excellence

No one should die at work.  Yet people do.  Even the safest job in the United States, librarian, has a work-related fatality rate of 0.3 fatalities per year per 100,000 librarians.  Continue reading “Reducing Risk in the Chemical Process Industries” »

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