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June 12, 2009
The United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) is urging chemical companies to become active participants in international chemical safety and sustainability programs. The aim is for...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/cover_story/Corporate-Social-Responsibility-Regulators-Push-for-a-New-Level-of-Cooperation_19508.html
May 29, 2009
The chemical distribution sector can no longer call itself “recession resistant” as it did in fourth-quarter 2008 when the economic turmoil began to affect most of the...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/cover_story/Distribution-Riding-Out-the-Storm_19246.html
May 27, 2009
Some of the chemical industry’s mega-mergers have resulted in further consolidation of the water treatment market and in the creation of several mega-size market players. These...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/cover_story/Water-Treatment-Demand-Keeps-Rising_19096.html
May 26, 2009
The development of novel bioprocesses for producing chemicals is accelerating at a pace never seen before, thanks to the convergence of sophisticated information technology (IT)...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/cover_story/Industrial-Biotechnology-Heading-Toward-a-Wealth-of-New-Opportunities_19098.html
May 22, 2009
BWA Water Additives (Manchester, U.K.) is taking the “asset light” strategy to an extreme. The company, owned by Seera Investment Bank (Manama, Bahrain), says it is...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/cover_story/BWA-Water-Additives-Targets-Niches_19097.html
May 11, 2009
Healthy demand in the solar cell industry has energized growth for the engineering and construction (E&C) firms serving the sector. Solar industry market sales are expected to...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/cover_story/Solar-Power-Brightens-E-and-C-Project-Demand_18838.html
May 8, 2009
Heading for a Tumble Petrochemical projects in Asia and the Mideast have kept major engineering and construction (E&C) firms busy through the recession, but much of that activity...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/cover_story/Engineering-and-Construction_18836.html
May 8, 2009
Petro Rabigh, a joint venture between Saudi Aramco and Sumitomo Chemical, is close to starting up its $10.1-billion refining and petrochemical complex at Rabigh, Saudi Arabia—one...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/cover_story/Rabigh-II-Offers-New-E-and-C-Opportunities_18837.html
May 1, 2009
The global catalyst industry is growing at a healthy rate driven by advances in selectivity, yield, and process improvements. Suppliers are focusing R&D budgets on finding the next...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/cover_story/Catalysts_18634.html
April 24, 2009
Navigating the Downturn The global recession has left Japan’s export-led economy in its most severe downturn since World War II and has upended recovery efforts of the domestic...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/cover_story/Japan_18476.html
April 24, 2009
Brownfield redevelopment recently received a boost from a bill passed by state lawmakers after months of intensive advocacy efforts by the Chemical Council of New Jersey (CCNJ...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/cover_story/New-Jersey-Breaks-Up-the-Brownfields-Logjam_18477.html
April 10, 2009
India is arguably the last untapped major market for petrochemicals and plastics. The industry will develop rapidly to meet growing demand from the country’s largely young...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/cover_story/India-Taking-a-Seat-With-the-Majors_18195.html
April 10, 2009
The Indian chemical industry, outside the petrochemical sector, is not immune to the global economic downturn, and some sectors are going through a difficult phase. Specialty chemicals...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/cover_story/Specialty-Chemicals-Are-Looking-Up-Despite-Downturn_18196.html
April 10, 2009
Companies are significantly increasing the movement of back office work, including accounting and human resources, to emerging regions, especially India, to save costs, analysts say...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/cover_story/Firms-to-Send-More-Back-Office-Jobs-to-Emerging-Regions_18197.html
April 10, 2009
IT expenditures at U.S. chemical companies are expected to increase about 4.3% this year, to $6.2 billion, according to a recent study by Manufacturing Insights, a unit of IDC...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/cover_story/Software-and-Services-to-Drive-Increase-in-IT-Spending_18198.html
April 10, 2009
Legislation aimed at reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, including cap-and-trade programs, is expected to significantly increase demand for carbon management software and related...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/cover_story/New-Releases-of-Emission-Monitoring-Software-Emerge_18199.html
April 10, 2009
Uhde Services says it will install Honeywell’s Experion Process Knowledge System automation technology at Abu Qir Fertilizers and Chemical Industries’ (Abu Qir, Egypt)...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/cover_story/Uhde-Chooses-Honeywell-System-for-Plant-in-Egypt_18200.html
April 3, 2009
The economic turmoil has brought about a dramatic shift in senior management’s business challenges as cutting and managing costs, frequently with huge layoffs, have become top...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/cover_story/Talent-Management-Big-Pool-Big-Burden_18027.html
April 3, 2009
The chemical industry needs to expand its base of bio-scientists if it is to grow beyond a petroleum-feedstock base to that of sustainable bio-feedstocks, say industry executives...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/cover_story/Tackling-the-Biotech-Talent-Shortfall_18028.html
March 23, 2009
European petrochemical producers are still reeling from a tumultuous fourth quarter of 2008, when demand fell dramatically. Profitability strengthened at the end of the fourth quarter...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/cover_story/Europe-Reels-from-Dramatic-Slump-in-Demand_17753.html
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