Chemical Technology, Chemical Management

EUROPEAN CHEMICAL INDUSTRY: KEY TRENDS AND STRATEGIES FOR 2023 AND BEYOND

February 22, 2023

EUROPEAN CHEMICAL
The past two years have been among the most challenging for the European chemical industry. The pandemic
resulted in labor shortages, plant closures, supply disruptions and a host of social, behavioral and technological changes that left chemical companies firefighting.

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Viachem, Ltd. is a leading supplier of fine and specialty chemicals and ingredients to customers across North America. Viachem has carved out a unique niche in the chemical distribution market; the company's technical team works with chemical producers and their customers to offer product development expertise and logistics support in the food and beverage, personal care, paints and coatings, industrial and household cleaners, specialty waxes, pharmaceutical, neutraceutical and cosmeceutical industries.

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Chemical Safety and Biosafety

whitePaper | November 29, 2019

The Hazard Assessment Programme is concerned with the hazard assessment of industrial chemicals. The current focus of the programme is on the development and application of Integrated Approaches to Testing and Assessment (IATA) and the exchange of experience on new hazard assessment methodologies.

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Business Transformation in the Chemical Industry

whitePaper | December 26, 2019

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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chemicals Evolution of a digital twin with an ethylene plant as an example

whitePaper | January 17, 2020

A digital twin of a process plant as an integrated concept covers three core points: The digital twin of the product, the digital twin of the production plant and the digital modeling of the performance of the product and production. The functional scope of a digital twin essentially depends on its purpose. In the process industry, this can be everything from the safety analysis, product simulation or the optimization of the production process, right up to economic benefit formulation.

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Temperature Control for Chemical Research and Production

whitePaper | November 20, 2022

Precise temperature control has a significant influence on performance and quality in chemical process engineering. The Unistat range of temperature control systems ensure accurate temperatures and stable.

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Model-Assisted Optimization of RAFT Polymerization inMicro-Scale Reactors—A Fast Screening Approach

whitePaper | March 23, 2022

in various fields of applications.[6–14] Polymer properties depend on their chemical composition (i.e., homopolymers, random or gradient copolymers,

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Green Chemistry and Contract Synthesis – a Contradiction?

whitePaper | June 17, 2021

The topic of green chemistry is now also a challenge for contract synthesis suppliers. This is because more and more manufacturers of shampoos, detergents, paints, packaging and other consumer products are becoming increasingly concerned about the ecological footprint of their products. The trend is being fueled by consumers, who are increasingly prepared to spend more money on products that are better for the environment. But the political environment is also exerting major pressure on companies.

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Viachem Ltd.

Viachem, Ltd. is a leading supplier of fine and specialty chemicals and ingredients to customers across North America. Viachem has carved out a unique niche in the chemical distribution market; the company's technical team works with chemical producers and their customers to offer product development expertise and logistics support in the food and beverage, personal care, paints and coatings, industrial and household cleaners, specialty waxes, pharmaceutical, neutraceutical and cosmeceutical industries.

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