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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?” »

Can You Save Money Safely?

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

A definitive analysis of history’s worst industrial disaster provides important insight into the disparity between process safety and saving money. Ask the average person what caused the Bhopal disaster and he or she will likely tell you that it all came down to economics. Continue reading “Can You Save Money Safely?” »

Materials Science Meets Automotive Design: At a Major Intersection in 2016

Posted on January 22nd, 2016 by in New Materials & Applications

The goals of automobile design – weight reduction, aerodynamic body design, minimal component rust and deterioration – are all tied to overcoming the chemical limitations of using a combustion reaction as a power source. Continue reading “Materials Science Meets Automotive Design: At a Major Intersection in 2016” »