The Changing Landscape for Information Professionals in the Chemical Industry

| March 17, 2020

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Digital Transformation. Accelerated Globalization. Innovation. Increased Focus on Sustainability. Aggressive New Business Models. Changing Regulations. These are just some of the ways the chemical industry is evolving in recent years. And if the chemical industry is changing, it’s no surprise the role information professionals play in the organization is changing as well. So how can information professionals shift their perspective to support the changing chemical industry landscape? Here are a few ideas: Know what kinds of content chemical researchers want – and have it readily available. Driving down operational costs and speeding up time to market are high priorities for chemical companies. What can information managers do to support these strategic initiatives.

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Elkem is one of the world’s leading producers of silicon-related advanced materials. The company is a fully integrated producer with operations throughout the silicon value chain from quartz to downstream silicone specialities as well as speciality ferrosilicon alloys and carbon materials. Headquartered in Norway, Elkem has a strong global footprint with about 6100 employees, 27 production plants, and reasearch centres in Norway, France and China.

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