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CHEManager Europe 12/2011

Publishing Date: 08.12.2011

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Front Page

The Future of Saudi Arabia
The Petrochemical Powerhouse is Aiming for Downstream Diversification
Interview with Dr. Josef Packowski, Managing Partner at Camelot Management Consultants and Abdusalam Al-Mazro, CEO of Al-Mazro Consulting

Markets & Companies              page 2-7

Deal Decline
PwC´s Latest Report Examines M&A in the Chemical Industry
Tracey Stover and Anthony J. Scamuffa, PricewaterhouseCoopers

Market Drivers
Trends in the Chinese Chemical Industry
Dr. Kai Pflug, CEO, Management Consulting and Dr. Bernhard Hartmann, Managing Director, A.T. Kearney China

Sustainable Or Not?
The Importance of Life Cycle Analysis for Chemical Companies
Interview with Dr. Rainer Griesshammer, Member of the Executive Board, Öko-Institut (Institute for Applied Ecology)

No Longer Waiting for Godot
In Euro Zone Crisis, Companies Plan for the Unthinkable
Ben Hirschler and Scott Malone, Reuters

Information Technology page 8

Scheduling Optimization
Achieving Success With Software Solutions
Ruben Gil, Director Business Consulting, EMEA, AspenTech

Chemical Production             page 9-14

Under Construction

Integration Is The Key
Chemplast Sanmar New PVC Resin Plant Installation in Cuddalore
Xenia Meyer and Binoy Kamath, Pepperl + Fuchs

Finding The Missing Link
Investigationg the Root of Workplace Accidents
Dr. Georg Suter, Director, SWISSI Process Safety

Future's Fuel: Cellulosic Ethanol
Sustainable Biofuel Production Becomes Reality
Andre Koltermann, Group Vice President Corporate Research & Development, Süd-Chemie

Sustainable Biomass Gaining Significance
Why the Chemical Industry Should Become Certifiable
Norbert Schmitz, Managing Director, International Sustainability and Carbon Certification

EU Shale Gas Delayed By Red Tape, Green Corners

Propane Substitutes for Water in Shale Fracking

Chemicals             page 13-14

Meeting New Emission Regulations
How Coalescing Aids Can Help Paint Manufacturers
Ralf Taube, Market Development Manager, Coatings, Eastman Chemical Company

Tanning Made In Germany
New Product Offers Innovative Technology for Leather
Interview with Chris Tysoe, Director Wet End, Business Unit Leather, Lanxess





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