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Key Trends in the Chemical Industry Value Chain

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Solving the Digital Dilemma

Competition is causing leaders to embrace digital technology. Across the integrated supply chain, automation and digital technologies already contribute to efficiency; now entire business processes require a re-think. A holistic approach led by executives with the skills to work across functional boundaries and integrate data along the entire value chain will enable agile companies to compete.

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Sustainability

It’s time to embrace sustainability as a way of being. Consumer pressure and increasing legislation leave the industry with no other option. Whether its responding to climate change, air pollution or calls for a circular economy, a sustainable approach has become a condition for remaining in business. Handling the consequent complexity requires leaders with values that go beyond the bottom line.

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Innovation

The chemical industry needs leaders who can inspire, understand trends and disruptive change, and who are not afraid to fail. Fast, open innovation through collaboration, novel processes, and AI are just some of the elements that will redefine the future for chemical companies and downstream processors.

Latest News in Chemical Value Chain

August 4, 2020

LyondellBasell earnings plummet on weak demand, pricing

Chemical Value Chain

LyondellBasell reports second-quarter net income of $314 million, down 69% year over year (YOY) from $1.003 billion as the pandemic weighed on volume and pricing. Revenue totaled $5.546 billion, down […]

August 4, 2020

Bayer completes divestment of its animal health business to Elanco

Chemical Value Chain

Bayer says it has completed the sale of its animal health business unit to Elanco Animal Health (Greenfield, Indiana), after the fulfilment of closing conditions, including the receipt of regulatory approvals. […]

July 30, 2020

Kodak’s shift to pharmaceuticals comes years after rival Fujifilm made the same pivot

Chemical Value Chain

The U.S. government is loaning legendary camera maker Eastman Kodak $765 million to start manufacturing pharmaceutical products in a bid to increase U.S. self-sufficiency in response to the coronavirus pandemic, […]

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