Keyword: chemical industry


German Chemical Industry Mood Brightens

10.03.2023 -

The mood of the German chemical industry brightened at the beginning of 2023 on the back of a sharp downslide in the last quarter of 2022, when production slumped by 14%...


Solvay and Orbia Create PVDF for Batteries JV

07.11.2022 -

The battery market is becoming increasingly important to the global chemical industry, with companies frequently linking up to supply key materials.


EU Commission Pushes REACh Revision into 2023

27.10.2022 -

In a move widely expected in some quarters but not communicated until the last minute, the European Commission has shelved plans to update the REACh chemicals legislation...


New Specialty Life Science Player Actylis Debuts

27.09.2022 -

US specialty materials manufacturer Aceto and 10 other companies with business operations in North America, Europe, India and China have merged into a new cross-industry...


Gas Constraints Pressure Chemical Industry

22.08.2022 -

Just as the outlook for gas supply to Germany appeared somewhat brighter, at the end of last week Russian gas giant Gazprom announced it would shut down the pipeline...

Logistics & Supply Chain

How to Make Supply Chains Resilient

16.05.2022 -

When the pandemic was pounding at their doors, many industries were rattled. Healthcare and chemicals were adapting rather successfully to the new normal, as a McKinsey &...

Logistics & Supply Chain

GEFO invests €400 million

11.05.2022 -

The shipping company Gefo is building a range of new specialized tankers at shipyards in China, Turkey, Romania and the Netherlands.

Markets & Companies

The Upswing of the Superstars

19.04.2022 -

For its annual report "Value Creation in Chemicals 2021 – Ten Years of Steady Growth – and a Few Superstars," the strategy consultancy Boston Consulting Group examined...