Accelerating Digitalization in Chemicals

| December 22, 2017

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Peter Guarraia, a partner with Bain's Chemicals practice, outlines three things chemical company executives need to consider when rethinking their business models to take advantage of digital innovations.

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REBA International Pty Ltd

REBA is a privately owned business providing a range of specialty chemicals to the Australian and New Zealand markets. Our focus is primarily on the cleaning and treatment of metals and metal surfaces. We also provide specialty metal cleaning services. Our products are non hazardous, environmentally friendly and safe to use, in many cases replacing corrosive and hazardous acids and bases such as nitric and phosphoric acids, caustic soda etc. Key product applications include the passivation and pickling of stainless steel, descaling, degreasing, premium truck washing, and masking agents for the galvanising process. We represent a number of principals including Stellar Solutions, Futuresafe Technologies, Blue Iron Cove and Puma Chemicals.

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