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FECC 2012: Distributors Adapt Strategies to Changing Markets

2:50 AM MDT | May 23, 2012 | Ian Young in Lisbon

The chemical distribution industry is evolving in Europe and distributors are adapting their strategies to rapidly changing markets. Speakers at the European Association of Chemical Distributors (FECC) annual congress, currently taking place in Lisbon, analyzed these developments and outlined the challenges faced by the sector. The worldwide chemical distribution market grew 4%-5% in 2011, according to provisional estimates, to €121 billion, David Brown, director at consulting firm Chemagility (Farnham, U.K.) told FECC delegates. Europe accounts for about...

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