Production of Industrial Chemicals in the EU Increased in 2018

Novinite | January 23, 2020

Production of industrial chemicals in the European Union (EU) increased in 2018 compared with the previous 3 years, but it is still at lower levels than in 2004, Eurostat data showed. The total production of industrial chemicals peaked at 330 million tonnes in 2007 (a 6.1 % increase since 2004), prior to the financial and economic crisis. Production then fell sharply between 2007 and 2009, reaching a low of 270 million tonnes (a total decline of about 18 %), before rebounding to 300 million tonnes in 2010. Between 2010 and 2015, total production of chemicals followed a downwards trend before increasing again in recent years. In 2018, total production stood at 301 million tonnes, 3.1% lower than in 2004.

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As the industry moves to higher data speeds, more stringent loss budgets and new multi-fiber connectors, proactively inspecting and cleaning fiber end faces is more important than ever to ensure network uptime, performance and equipment reliability. Even when users think they have properly cleaned the fiber, every connector end face either field terminated or factory terminated should always be inspected before connecting to a component or piece of equipment.

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As the industry moves to higher data speeds, more stringent loss budgets and new multi-fiber connectors, proactively inspecting and cleaning fiber end faces is more important than ever to ensure network uptime, performance and equipment reliability. Even when users think they have properly cleaned the fiber, every connector end face either field terminated or factory terminated should always be inspected before connecting to a component or piece of equipment.

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