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March 15, 2010
CEO of Hovione For most of this decade we have been told that the number of new drug approvals by FDA is decreasing. An article published in Nature in December 20091 sheds new...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Guest-Author/Contract-Fine-Chemicals-Hindsight_25401.html
March 4, 2010
By Dr. Harpal Singh, co-founder and CEO for Supply Chain Consultants Companies embark on mergers and acquisitions (M&As) with high hopes, promising the financial...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Guest-Author/When-Supply-Chains-Merge-Five-Steps-for-Success_25170.html
February 23, 2010
Manufacturers of basic and specialty chemicals have been researching and using nanoscale material for a number of years.  The appeal of nanoscale materials for manufacturing is...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Guest-Author/EPA-Moves-Forward-With-Regulation-of-Nanomaterials_24938.html
February 11, 2010
It has become widely recognized that since the financial crisis the Chinese economy has taken on the leadership role in the global economic recovery.  This was forecast as early as Q1 2008 by George Soros in his book on the then-evolving credit crisis; Soros was also one of the few who then foresaw the magnitude of the crisis....
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Guest-Author/Why-This-Chinese-New-Year-is-Very-Important-for-the-World_24710.html
January 18, 2010
By Harpal Singh, CEO of Supply Chain Consultants The cost required to distribute bulk products such as petroleum, chemicals, and gases is a substantial part of the total cost of...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Guest-Author/Cost-Analysis-Optimizing-Rail-Car-Management_24165.html
January 6, 2010
Never before has there been so much uncertainty over the future supply and demand for hydrocarbons, particularly in transport, which accounts for 50% of primary oil consumption. Some...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Guest-Author/Disruptive-Technologies-in-Transport-Fuels_23921.html
December 10, 2009
During the UN Climate Change Conference (COP 15) in Copenhagen this week we have witnessed climate activists criticising carbon trading as the mechanism of choice for achieving...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Guest-Author/Emissions-Trading-When-Agendas-Clash_23363.html
December 8, 2009
At the UN Climate Change Summit (COP 15) in Copenhagen, a leading climate scientist from NASA, Dr James Hansen, has claimed that “cap-and-trade schemes are a terrible...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Guest-Author/Carbon-Taxes-to-Replace-Carbon-Trading_23342.html
December 8, 2009
European Union (EU)A [carbon] prices have enjoyed a strong rally in recent days. The Dec09 contract is now nearing €15.00 ($22) having traded at only €12.50 last week. Many...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Guest-Author/EUA-Carbon-Prices-Rally_23337.html
November 13, 2009
Gary Hu, American Peptide Company, VP Sales & Marketing A recent report by market and technology research firm Frost & Sullivan projected that the global peptide...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Guest-Author/Pharmaceutical-Manufacture-Peptide-Applications-for-Cardiovascular-Therapies_22800.html
November 13, 2009
PVC: European Industry Steps toward Sustainable Development by Vinyl 2010   As the European PVC industry’s 10-year voluntary commitment for sustainable development and...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Guest-Author/European-PVC-Industry-Takes-Steps-Toward-Sustainability_22801.html
September 24, 2009
The chemicals market is notoriously cyclical.  The pricing volatility associated with this cyclicality makes it difficult for buyers and sellers to agree on the...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Guest-Author/Best-Practices-and-Capabilities-Required-for-Index-based-Pricing_21632.html
September 3, 2009
Although materials for organic light emitting diodes (OLEDs) are getting better and better, and encouraging news about record-breaking parameters in efficacy and luminance were...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Guest-Author/Printed-Electronics-Huge-Challenges-and-Opportunities-Ahead_21150.html
June 15, 2009
Below is a letter sent to CW by Eugachem (Cologne, Germany), a Reach services group, in which Eugachem challenges ECHA's statistics relating to the pre-registration phase of the...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Guest-Author/Reach-ECHAs-Statistics-Challenged-by-Eugachem-in-Open-Letter_19565.html
June 15, 2009
Faced with a food and energy crisis, how can society improve its well-being?’ is not an easy question to answer, especially in only a thousand words. Yet more than a 1,000 young...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Guest-Author/Asking-Questions-About-Sustainability-Vinyl-2010-Sustainable-Development-Initiative-Inspires-Unprecedented-Response_19543.html
May 28, 2009
By Brian Willson, Microsoft When visiting a customer of mine in the chemical industry, I asked the sales team how it started its day, and the unanimous answer was “checking my...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Guest-Author/Tackling-the-Sales-Productivity-Challenge_19195.html
April 22, 2009
The values that encompass Earth Day are the same values that chemistry companies embrace on a daily basis. The industry’s commitment to continuous improvement and innovation is...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Guest-Author/Environmental-Progress-The-Chemicals-Industry-and-Earth-Day_18314.html
April 15, 2009
Mainland Chinese stocks have been on a rocket trajectory since bottoming last November.  Unlike the US markets, the Shanghai Composite (SSEC) did not make a lower bottom since...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Guest-Author/Is-China-Set-for-Recovery-A-stock-Market-Perspective_18270.html
March 26, 2009
Recently, my colleague Colin Carroll from Vendavo published an article in Chemical Week (“Pricing in the Downturn”) on pricing best practices and their importance as key...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Guest-Author/Six-Steps-to-Put-your-Price-and-Profitability-Playbooks-to-Work_17824.html
March 19, 2009
Share prices reflect the value of existing and future company portfolios. Companies that extract the highest value from existing business whilst continually investing in a strong, balanced innovation portfolio of incremental , disruptive and breakthrough innovation, show consistently higher share price and a more robust, business performance....
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Guest-Author/The-Integration-of-Innovation-and-Marketing-Best-Practices-for-Business-Excellence-II_17658.html
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