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FECC 2013: Globalization and regulation are major challenges for distributors

7:44 AM MDT | June 18, 2013 | Ian Young in Hamburg

Europe's chemical distributors must overcome a number of challenges, including the demands of globalization as well as a growing regulatory burden, if they are to survive, say speakers at the European Chemical Distributors Association (FECC) annual congress, currently taking place at Hamburg. This year's FECC congress has attracted almost 200 delegates. "The European chemical distribution business is not the same as it was five years ago," said Edgar Nordmann, president of FECC and chairman of leading distributor Nordmann, Rassmann (Hamburg), when...

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