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Opportunity for innovators in Building & Construction

BY CLAY BOSWELL THE MARKET for building and construction (B&C) chemicals is miserly and conservative, but closer communication with designers and builders and a strong trend toward green building provide an opening to innovation. That’s one of the messages I took away from a conference this month, “B&C 2020 – Capitalizing on the Next Generation […]

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Innovation is key in times of crisis

THERE’S NO question that innovation is the key driving force for the chemical industry and its customers – and particularly in times of crisis. While there’s always the need to cut costs in a downturn, slashing research and development is truly detrimental to a company’s long-term future and success. “Innovation, especially in the midst of […]

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The art and science of innovation

“Making money is art and working is art, and good business is the best art,” once said the acclaimed pop artist Andy Warhol. And unveiled on October 14 at The Andy Warhol Muesum in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, US, was a sculpture celebrating 100 years of synthetic rubber use since its invention in 1909 by Fritz Hofmann.Called […]

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