Prospects for the Chemical Distribution Industry
Experts Share Their Views on the Prospects for the Chemical Distribution Industry
The chemical distribution business is a diverse industry that provides customized solutions for important sectors such as pharmaceuticals, paints & coatings, agriculture, cosmetics, food & feed, and automotive. At the center of the supply chains of these sectors, distributors are critical partners for global corporations as well as for SMEs. This role has become particularly obvious and relevant during the corona crisis. But distributors also face many challenges in the aftermath of the pandemic and the current political and economic environment.
CHEManager asked executives and industry experts to share their views on the prospects for the chemical distribution sector. We proposed to discuss the following aspects:
- What, in your opinion, are the most important lessons learned after two years of operating in a pandemic environment?
- What will be the most important short- and long-term challenges facing the sector?
- How do chemical distributors support the chemical industry on its path toward carbon neutrality?
Read the insightful answers of the experts here:
President, Harke Group
Group CEO, Azelis
Managing Partner, CSC Jäklechemie
CEO, Büfa Group
Group Chairman, Cornelius Group
Managing Director, C.H. Erbslöh
Managing Director, Häffner
Chairman of the Managing Board, Nordmann
Patrick Barthels and Hartmut Kunz
CSO and CFO, Oqema
Executive Vice President Chemicals, Helm