BioVale asks if the future of commercial bio-based chemicals is now?

Dr Sarah Hickingbottom, BioVale CEO New chemical supply-chains derived from non-fossil feedstocks have been touted as the future for the past 20 years, but how much of this hype is commercial reality? How much pipedream? BioVale...

Mitigating risk

In this issue, we speak to Karl Jones of OAMPS Hazardous Industries, a specialist commercial insurance broker founded in 1986. Hazardous industries are their area of expertise, and since their foundation, they’ve worked with...

Why Cyber Attack Threats Should not Hinder Digitalisation in the Chemical Industry?

Ian Elsby, Siemens Digital Industries, Head of Chemical Industry The UK’s chemical industry has made rapid strides in using digitalization for enhancing the productivity of its physical assets, as part of efforts to keep pace with the...

BREXIT – TOO MANY QUESTIONS IN SEARCH OF DEFINITIVE ANSWERS

Peter Newport, Chief Executive of the Chemical Business Association (CBA) reviews Brexit and the uncertainties faced by the UK chemical industry. For the last three years, it has felt like the UK has been trapped...

The arrival of the new era

Chemical Industry Journal met with Dr Maura Jolliffe, Commercial Director for Material Science and Specialty Chemicals at Brenntag UK & Ireland, to discuss the evolution of business relationships within the chemical industry. What changes have...

Establishing a high performing manufacturing environment

One thing is clear when you visit a high performing, mature manufacturing environment – there exists an unwavering focus on keeping the product flowing across the various processes, systems and machines. Mature manufacturers place...

Protecting Your Business

Although it’s not being shouted from the rooftops as loudly as some other insurance “trends” are, the gradual hardening of property underwriters attitude to providing cover at sites where chemicals are stored, manufactured or...

When is the right time to assess risk?

It is well understood that risk is a two-dimensional concept. We cannot understand risk if we do not have the means to predict the consequences of an incident, or the likelihood at which it...

communication is key to industry wide success in managing risks

What key areas of risk do you help your clients to manage? We specialise in understanding complicated risk, and in particular that from major accident hazards. We approach risk understanding from three key perspectives, safety...

TIME TO DEFINE YOUR ROLE IN THE SUPPLY CHAIN FOR TURKEY

Global companies around the world are currently investigating various supply chains for their chemicals ending up in the Turkish market to determine each of their legal entity’s position. While one legal entity may have...