Keyword: Wolfgang Falter

Strategy & Management

How China’s Supply Chain Issues Affect the Global Chemical Industry

02.06.2022 -

Currently, China’s chemical production and export is affected by unprecedented restrictions, mainly but not exclusively as a consequence of strict anti-Covid policies...

Chemistry & Life Sciences

Chemical Distribution 4.0

10.05.2019 -

“68% of chemicals worth $76 billion will be sold online within the next five years.” This was the message from leading market research institutes and consultants in 2000...

Strategy & Management

Going Circular: How to Close the Loop?

23.11.2018 -

Since their invention after the World War II, plastics started to grow faster than any other standard material.

Chemistry & Life Sciences

Who is the Future “Chemazon”?

26.04.2018 -

The traditional business model of chemical distributors is currently fundamentally challenged on one side by digitally enabled activities from principals, logistics...

Strategy & Management

Digitization in the Petrochemical Supply Chain

26.04.2018 - Back in 2006, Clive Humby at Tesco said the almost prophetic words “data is the new oil.” Time proved him right. Now, 12 years later, the top 5 companies in the world in terms of...

Strategy & Management

Digitalization – Challenges and Opportunities

03.04.2017 -

Digitalization in chemicals and chemical distribution is the monetarization of data to significantly cut costs („Operational Excellence“) and to capture additional...


Operational Excellence

03.06.2013 - Shifts In Global Competition - The European refining and petrochemicals industry faces significant structural challenges. A declining demand for many refinery products and...

Chemistry & Life Sciences

Chemical Distribution: Three Attractive Markets

20.07.2011 - Desirable Markets - The area of life sciences covers nutrition, health and wellness of animals and humans. As such, several segments of this industry are attractive to chemical...