Business Transformation in the Chemical Industry

| December 26, 2019

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However, that the chemical industry is not homogeneous, which is why the impact of the four strategic-structural challenges outlined earlier varies considerably based on product and market segment as well as country/location. External challenges can range from weak to strong, depending for instance on whether you are a midsized coatings manufacturer, a large fertilizer company or a technologydriven wind blade producer and whether your operations are in the U.S.,

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