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A message from Alexander Farina, general manager for chemicals strategy at Shell Chemicals, sponsor of the Best Business Innovation category of the ICIS Innovation Awards
Innovation is at the heart of everything we do
For more than 80 years, Shell Chemicals has been a leading player in the manufacture and sale of bulk petrochemicals to large industrial customers. Our strong technical heritage and market-leading proprietary technologies underpin our strong product portfolio and world-class manufacturing plants in major markets around the world.
Innovation is at heart of everything we do. We continuously seek to improve our manufacturing processes, maximise yields, minimise energy use and reduce waste. We create innovative products and technical solutions to meet customers’ needs and position us as an attractive partner for growth. We also invest to develop next-generation technologies that could use new sources of feedstocks, at a lower cost and with reduced environmental impact.
Our constant need to innovate has delivered the proprietary processes and powerful catalysts that give us a competitive edge in our core markets.
But, we recognise that innovation goes beyond traditional product and process development – we also look at how we can innovate in the way we do business: Our service offerings to customers, partnerships with suppliers, route-to-market, or supply chain and operations.
General manager, chemicals strategy
About Shell Chemicals:
Shell Chemicals has been a leading player in the manufacture and sale of bulk petrochemicals to large industrial customers for more than 80 years. In 2011, we sold more than 18m tonnes of product and achieved record earnings of over $2bn.
We have world-class manufacturing plants in major markets around the world and a strong product portfolio – they are underpinned by our strong technical heritage and market-leading proprietary technologies, innovation and excellent customer relationships.
We draw particular strength from being part of an integrated energy company, through which we leverage infrastructure efficiencies, upstream feedstock flexibility, and manufacturing and processing expertise.
For additional information: www.shellchemicals.com