Vendor Focus Podcast: Track and Trace
For chemical manufacturers, being able to react quickly to quality variations or unexpected conditions will set them apart from the competition. Providing compliance documentation will ensure swifter movement through the supply chain.
Traci Purdum, senior digital editor, talks to David Weger, a senior Industry Marketing Manager at Microsoft, to understand the importance and benefits of Track and Trace.
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Webcast: Maximizing Return on Relationships in the Chemicals Industry
Chemicals companies are fairly complex organizations that are dealing with worldwide challenges including consolidation, regulatory issues, complex value chains and collaboration. In this Webcast, IDC Research Analyst Kimberly Knikle discusses strategies chemicals companies can implement to achieve profitable growth by improving their end-to-end sales lifecycle processes. Submitted by Microsoft Dynamics
Vendor Video: Hammond Reduces IT Costs 39 Percent
In this video, Ray Rex, President of Hammond's HALOX Division, and Gerry Kaoukis, Hammond's IT Director, discuss their formula for reducing IT costs by 39%, reducing document management costs by 80%, improving service levels, increasing cross sell opportunities, and empowering their customers.
Rosenzweig's Ramblings April 2010: Sustainability Proves Its Worth
Chemical Processing's Editor-in-Chief discusses a study that points to considerable cash flow benefits from better performance.
Effectiveness in using resources differs markedly among some major chemical companies and that difference has a significant financial dimension, according to a recent report "Sustainable Value Creation by Chemical Companies."
Rosenzweig's Ramblings May 2010: Obama Tackles Safety Board Vacancies
Chemical Processing's Editor-in-Chief notes that President Barack Obama announced his first nominees for the U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB): Rafael Moure-Eraso, Ph.D., to be chair and Mark A. Griffon to be a member. If confirmed, these appointments would bring the board back to a full complement of five members.
Rosenzweig's Ramblings January 2010: Trade Shows Require Rethinking
Chemical Processing's Editor-in-Chief points out that chemical companies continue to face financial pressures. With funds tight for capital expenditures, there's less motivation to send engineers to the show, especially when firms also are curtailing non-essential travel to save money.