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More free stuff from ICIS

More free stuff. Subscribe to the ICIS magazine (ICIS Chemical Business) and get a free ICIS USB memory stick with over 100 chemical profiles.  

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First ICIS Decathlon champ crowned

Joe Chang in ICIS New York has won the first ever ICIS Decathlon and writes this characteristically modest account …   Two years, one pulled hamstring, a sprained ankle, bruised egos, and countless regrets culminating in one spectacular bar fight, has finally resulted in a winner in the 1st ICIS Decathlon.   In a dizzying […]

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By taxi to ICB in New York

My fellow ICIS blogger Simon Robinson has just returned from a week in the ICIS Chemical Business (ICB) office in New York, and is feeling that he has a lot to get off his chest. Here is a heavily expurgated version of his experiences with New York taxi cabs …   Being yellow on the […]

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Resisting the lure of the future

Does anyone really keep the contact details of all their business partners in a pile of business cards? Can there be anyone left in our great metropolises who has not seen an iPhone? Yes there can and it is our own low-tech blogger, John Richardson, who proudly lays claim to his Grumpy Old Man status […]

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Yankees win – ugh!

Picture his despair when Joe Chang, a die-hard New York Mets fan – who did NOT want to see the New York Yankees win the World Series – got to his desk the morning following their triumph to find it covered in Yankees logos.   His mournful cry of “Noooo!!!” chilled the bones of all […]

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Careers in chemicals

Andy Brice from ICB has a few words to say on his newest campaign and blog …   ICIS Chemical Business is almost a month in to its year-long Education and Recruitment Campaign, and it’s already garnered widespread support from many leading trade associations and chemical producers.   It’s no secret that the industry is […]

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ICIS in New York

The Blog’s comrade Will Beacham, veteran of Glastonbury, has just returned from a stint in the ICIS Chemical Business offices in New York City, and has penned a scurrilous piece for the new ICIS blog “From Our Own Correspondent,” where he draws some unflattering comparisons between our own UK base and the glamorous Big Apple. […]

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Best Chemicals Trade Publication poll on LinkedIn

SOCMA, the US speciality chemical trade association is holding a poll to see which is the best chemicals trade publication.   You can vote if you have a LinkedIn account, and naturally you will want to vote for ICIS.   FAVORITE TRADE PUBLICATION QUICK POLLhttp://polls.linkedin.com/p/50851/gppih    

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Springsteen at Glastonbury in comfort

I was watching Bruce Springsteen’s set at the Glastonbury Festival last night, recorded from Saturday, marvelling at his energy and how wonderfully comfortable it was to be watching with my feet up at home without having waited six hours to get near the front for the same kind of view. Even better, in real life (IRL) it took two-and-half-hours, but […]

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Roland Berger Strategy interview on video

I’m impressed at this video which Will shot on his own camera while interviewing a leading chemical industry consultant today in the leafy surroundings of London’s Berkeley Square (of nightingale fame).   Will Beacham, European bureau chief of ICIS Chemical Business (ICB), was interviewing Thorsten Ploss, partner at Roland Berger Strategy Consultants, for an ICIS […]

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