How to Compete with the Corporate Giants for Talent in Chemicals

October 31, 2019

Hefty competition from industry giants like BASF, Dow and INEOS – to name a few - is making hiring top talent challenging for small to mid-sized chemicals companies across the globe. Attracting talent shouldn’t be an issue for these smaller companies. They’re rife with innovation, ambition and specialise in what they do. They’re exciting. But in an industry like chemicals, this sometimes isn’t enough – especially when you consider the monstrous gulf between the smaller players and corporate giants - from from $500m to ~$100bn. Their resources don’t compare.

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LSB Industries, Inc

LSB INDUSTRIES, INC. is a manufacturing, marketing, and engineering company with activities on a worldwide basis. LSB's principal business activities, through its subsidiaries, are the manufacturing and sale of a broad range of hydronic fan coils, water source and geothermal heat pumps, large custom air handlers and other products used in commercial and residential air-conditioning systems. It also manufactures and sells chemical products for mining, quarry and construction, agricultural and industrial acid markets.

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