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Chemical Processing Industries in Spotlight – issues, trends and future

Posted on April 15th, 2016 by in Chemical Manufacturing Excellence

In April of 2013, Mother Jones published an article with the bombastic title of β€œThe Chemical Industry is the Big Tobacco of the 21st Century.”  Continue reading “Chemical Processing Industries in Spotlight – issues, trends and future” »

Time to Start Thinking Strategically About EHS Risk

Posted on March 25th, 2016 by in Chemical R&D

Some days, chemical companies probably feel as though it’s raining regulations. The deluge of regulatory considerations, rushing in from all sides, and differing significantly from country to country can make it difficult for even the most diligent company to remain compliant. Continue reading “Time to Start Thinking Strategically About EHS Risk” »

Safety First in New Product Development

Posted on March 24th, 2016 by in Chemical R&D

Navigating a competitive market, chemical companies are trying to squeeze increased revenue out of new product development (NPD) while addressing health and safety concerns at all stages. Continue reading “Safety First in New Product Development” »

Not Too Big to Jail: Freedom Industries Executives Sentenced for Environmental Crimes

Posted on March 16th, 2016 by in Chemical Manufacturing Excellence

Two years ago, on January 9, 2014, Freedom Industries spilled almost 10,000 gallons of 4-methylcyclohexanemethanol (MCHM) into the Elk River in West Virginia, Continue reading “Not Too Big to Jail: Freedom Industries Executives Sentenced for Environmental Crimes” »

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