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Are You Building an Incident-Proof Reputation?

Posted on November 27th, 2017 by in Chemical Manufacturing Excellence

Many good reputations have forever been tarnished by a single incident, and companies that have established a relationship built on trust suddenly lose their neighbors’ confidence and support. All too often, a history of satisfactory Process Safety Management (PSM) performance camouflages an impending disaster Continue reading “Are You Building an Incident-Proof Reputation?” »

Tighter environmental regulation in China: an opportunity for India´s chemical industry?

Posted on November 7th, 2016 by 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?” »

Do New Regulations Risk Innovation?

Posted on June 29th, 2016 by in Chemical R&D


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Congressional overhaul of chemical regulations lauds increased safety, but does innovation take it on the chin? Continue reading “Do New Regulations Risk Innovation?” »

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” »

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