ICIS Chemical Business magazine is pleased to announce that it has published its annual ICIS Top 100 Chemical Companies, a global listing of producers ranked by 2017 sales.
The third quarter 2018 edition of Chemical Distributor, produced by ICIS for NACD, features a number of articles on trucking, transportation and 3PL selection, as well as process safety and site security. Plus industry news, comment and opinion.
Editors from ICIS and The Chemical Daily of Japan take an in-depth look at Asian petrochemicals in this special publication produced jointly for the annual APIC meeting, being held this year in Kuala Lumpur. Read about market trends, new projects and investments, trade and environmental issues, and M&A activity.
ICIS’s first regional Base Oils & Lubricants special publication looks at news and trends in the base oils industry in Asia, focusing on market and price developments; automotive and motorcycle oils; and with a review of industry news over the first half of 2018 and the highlights from the World Base Oils event in London earlier in the year.
Chemical distribution comes under the spotlight in the annual publication produced by ICIS for the Fecc Annual Congress, held this year in Nice, France. Sustainability, digitalisation and social media, Brexit and market trends all come under the spotlight, and the ICIS Top 100 Distributors listing is also included.
The second issue of NACD’s Chemical Distributor for 2018, produced by ICIS, is now out, with features on regulation, CFATS, ICTA and Responsible Distribution. The ICIS Top 100 Distributors listing is also included.
ICIS Chemical Business magazine is pleased to present its 9th annual ICIS Top 100 Chemical Distributors listing.
This comprehensive global listing includes a total of more than 250 companies.
This ICIS interactive contains video interviews with industry executives and speakers at the recent Adhesive and Sealant Council conference in Miami, Florida.
AFPM’s International Petrochemical Conference this year took a wider view of the petrochemical industry, as analysed in this special publication from ICIS produced in association with AFPM. Interviews with leading executives and articles on feedstocks, logistics, and further shale-driven investments are included.
The North American adhesives and sealants market is performing well as the US and global economies expand and innovation drives use in new markets. This special publication from ICIS in association with the US Adhesive and Sealant Council explores the market and looks at regulatory issues and disruptive technologies.
The latest ICIS interactive brings you news and video interview from the AFPM’s International Petrochemical Conference in San Antonio at the end of March. The meeting found the industry in bullish mood in terms of feedstock supply, investment and markets, but worried about the prospects of tariff wars.
The latest issue of the GPCA Insight quarterly newsletter, produced by ICIS for GPCA, looks in depth at the circular economy, digitalisation and innovation strategy, as well as reporting on GPCA news and activities
Video interviews from the recent London ICIS World Base Oils & Lubricants conference feature in this online publication, the first issue of ICIS interactive for the year. Hear what speakers from ExxonMobil, Fuchs Petrolub, Neste and DYM Resources have to say, plus market updates from ICIS editors in Europe and Asia.
The latest edition of NACD’s Chemical Distributor, produced by ICIS, looks at regulatory, business and economic topics affecting the US chemical distribution sector, and has reports on e-commerce and Millennial recruitment and talent.
ICIS takes a close look at industry and market trends in the base oils and lubricants sector in its annual base oils special report.
Innovation and capacity expansions in North American plastics are explored in this special publication produced by ICIS in association with the Plastics Industry Association, organiser of next year’s NPE2018 plastics convention. Also featured are plastics in automotives, biopolymers, plastics recycling and 3D printing.
Video interviews with senior chemical industry executives at this year’s Annual GPCA Forum are featured in this latest ICIS interactive. Listen to views on industry transformation, sustainability and digitalisation and learn about the GPCA’s Legacy Initiative to recognise pioneers of the Arabian Gulf chemical industry.
ICIS is pleased to announce the top 40 power players of 2017. This is a list of the most influential executives in the global chemical industry.
ICIS, in association with APLA, reviews the Latin American petrochemicals scene and the economic and political landscape across the region, in this special publication for APLA’s annual meeting in Rio de Janeiro
The fourth 2017 quarterly newsletter from GPCA, produced by ICIS for GPCA, looks at the challenges facing the Middle East chemical industry, with interviews and features on a wide range of topics.
The latest ICIS interactive brings you news and interviews from the November annual meeting of the National Association of Chemical Distributors in San Antonio, Texas, which saw delegates in positive mood in terms of business and regulatory issues.
This 8-page special ICIS publication looks at developments in Strathcona County, Alberta, Canada, and how it is gearing up to attract downstream petrochemical investment to add to it oil, gas and refinery activities.
ICIS reveals the winners of its Innovation Awards 2017 competition, with articles on the winners and sponsors, and views from the judging panel. Read about AkzoNobel, Genomatica, Enerkem and Dow Chemical’s outstanding innovations.
This ICIS interactive reports from the ACC’s Center for the Polyurethanes Industry (CPI) annual technical conference, including video interviews with key industry and association executives and winners of the CPI innovation awards
The latest edition of NACD’s Chemical Distributor, produced by ICIS, looks at regulatory, business and environmental issues, and previews the key speakers at the NACD annual meeting in San Antonio in November.
Watch video interviews with leading Latin American industry executives and consultants, in this report from the APLA petrochemicals meeting in November in Rio de Janeiro.
European petrochemicals come under the spotlight in the ICIS special publication produced in association with EPCA for its Annual Meeting in Berlin.
This special supplement from ICIS looks at INEOS' ambitious growth strategy with continued expansion in Europe, Asia and the US, as well as its ambitious plans to enter the automotive sector.
Polyurethane markets, US and EU regulatory issues and workplace diversity are all explored in this special ICIS publication produced in association with ACC for its annual CPI Polyurethanes Technical Conference, this year held in New Orleans.
The versatility of these widely used polymers feature prominently in a new special publication from ICIS, produced in association with Dow Chemical.
The latest issue of GPCA Insight, produced by ICIS, carries news and interviews on fertilizers in the GCC region and globally.
ICIS has awarded its Company of the Year accolade to Germany-headquartered polycarbonate and polyurethanes maker Covestro, based on its exceptional financial performance in 2016.
ICIS is pleased to present the top 100 chemical companies of 2017. Based on 2016 sales, the list highlights the largest and most influential companies on earth.
ICIS Chemical Business are proud to present our first ever Latin America chemical profile for HDPE, which takes a look at uses, technology, pricing and supply and demand for this commodity.
Chemical distribution in Europe comes under the spotlight in the latest special publication from ICIS, produced in association with FECC for its annual congress in Warsaw in June.
We present the ICIS Top Mergers & Acquisitions, comprising a listing of the top global deals competed in 2016, along with extensive coverage of the M&A market outlook. The three listings are by closing date (starting from most recent in 2016), by price and by sales of the target business. Investment bankers expect a robust M&A market going forward as demand for assets remains high. 2017 is poised to break records in deal-making.
This ICB Chemical Profiles special issue provides a snapshot of the fundamentals driving individual chemical markets – from olefins, aromatics, intermediates, polymers, inorganics and oleochemicals to other commodity chemicals and intermediates. Here you can get concise information on uses, supply/demand, prices, technology and outlook, along with a list of the major plants and capacities.
Our Value Chains section takes it a step further, showing the relationships between products in one particular value chain.
ICIS and Japan’s Chemical Daily focus on Asian petrochemical markets in this year’s special publication, produced for the APIC meeting in Sapporo, Japan, in mid-May. In-depth features in the 76-page publication analyse commodity markets, company strategies, capital investment and M&A activity. Key developments in China are reviewed
The latest edition of NACD’s Chemical Distributor, produced by ICIS, looks at regulation and the possible effects of President Trump’s policies, hiring tips and the benefits of community outreach.
The latest ICIS interactive online publication contains video interviews with key executives at the recent AFPM International Petrochemical Conference in San Antonio, Texas. Hear the latest views from INEOS, Huntsman, NOVA Chemicals and AFPM senior staff.
Adhesives and sealants are the focus of the latest special publication from ICIS, prepared in association with the US Adhesive and Sealant Council (ASC) for its spring convention in Atlanta. The Trump administration, chemical safety regulations, cyber security, customer engagement and innovation and biobased materials are all featured in indepth articles.
North American petrochemicals expansion and the Trump effect are analysed in the latest ICIS special publication, produced with AFPM for its International Petrochemical Conference in San Antonio. Topics such as capacity start-ups and ethane supply, logistics, talent and TCSA implantation are all covered in depth.
The latest edition of NACD’s Chemical Distributor, produced by ICIS, looks at digitalisation, how Millennials can benefit business and the newest cycle of Responsible Distribution.
A new online distribution portal hopes to revolutionise the chemical industry. ICIS, in association with GoBuyChem.com, looks at the changing buying and selling habits of customers, and showcases a new website and app that offers a transparent, simple and cost-effective way of sourcing chemicals.
Digital technology and online marketing is becoming an important part of chemical manufacturers’ business strategies. This special report - produced in association with ChemPoint - looks at how it can prove an effective way of raising brand awareness, generating leads and boosting sales performance.
In our latest ICIS interactive publication we bring you interviews with leading GCC and global chemical executives from the Annual GPCA forum in Dubai.
Latin American petrochemicals are discussed in the latest ICIS interactive online publication, which includes video interviews with industry executives attending the recent APLA Annual Meeting in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The regional economy, shale gas, projects and biobased materials are all covered.
The latest edition of NACD’s Chemical Distributor, produced by ICIS, looks at long-awaited TSCA reform, the economy, as well as strong leadership and mentoring.
Watch video interviews from NACD’s 2016 Annual Meeting in Phoenix, Arizona in November. This ICIS interactive magazine looks at the key issues from the event, including leadership, mentoring, regulation and the recent presidential election.
ICIS has now published the GPCA members directory “Connecting the Gulf 2016-2017” on behalf of the Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA). It profiles all 35 full members and 215 associate members, giving contact information and a brief company description. A product finder is also included.
The latest GPCA Insight publication, prepared by ICIS, offers news and analysis of chemical developments in the Middle East on the occasion of the GPCA’s Annual Forum in Dubai on 27-29 November.
The winners of the ICIS Innovation Awards 2016 are profiled in this special publication, which also includes feature articles on innovation and the Award sponsors. For the first time the Awards recognise individual innovation effort as well as company innovations, in the Alpha Innovator of the Year category.
Latin America’s economies have been suffering but reforms are bringing some hope for an upturn in the chemical sector. The political, economic and industry perspectives are analysed in ICIS’s latest special report on the region, produced in association with APLA, the Latin American Petrochemical Association, on the occasion of its Annual Meeting this year in Buenos Aires.
Europe petrochemicals come under the microscope in ICIS’s latest special publication, produced in association with EPCA on the occasion of its Annual Meeting in Budapest at the beginning of October. Feedstocks and energy, EU infrastructure, diversity and inclusion, and the impacts of Iran, biobased materials and COP21 are all covered, with EPCA’s president and board members interviewed.
Polyurethanes come into sharp focus in the latest special publication from ICIS, prepared in association with the American Chemistry Council on the occasion of its annual Polyurethanes Technical Conference, in Baltimore, US. Markets, innovation, recycling and sustainability as well as end use markets such as construction and automotive are all featured in a series of indepth articles.
ICIS looks in depth at the issues facing the European chemical distribution market in a 28-page special publication produced in association with Fecc on the occasion of its 2016 annual congress in Istanbul, Turkey. Regulatory issues, M&A activity, the growth and challenges in the Turkish market, innovation and security are all featured.
ICIS brings you news and views from the ACC CPI Polyurethane Technical Conference in Baltimore in this latest ICIS interactive, with video interviews with leading CPI and industry executives and the winners of the PU Innovation Award for 2016.
ICIS and Japan’s The Chemical Daily have produced a special 76-page publication looking at petrochemical markets, investments and trends in Asia, to coincide with the APIC 2016 conference in Singapore. The publication also looks at developments in leading Asian countries and the Middle East, as it affects Asian markets.
News and views from the US Adhesive and Sealant Council’s Spring Conference in New Orleans in April are covered in the latest ICIS interactive online publication, containing video interviews with keynote speakers and ASC executives.
Adhesives come under the spotlight in the latest ICIS special publication, produced in association with the US-based Adhesive and Sealant Council (ASC). It looks at environmental and sustainability issues, accelerated testing, development of hot melts and regulatory issues, as well as the long-term strategy of the ASC.
In an industry first, INEOS has begun shipping US ethane to plants in Norway and the UK. ICIS, in association with INEOS, looks at the audacious move, the huge investment required and the special Dragon ships built to carry the ethane. It also looks at the impact on EU petrochemicals as a whole.
The latest ICIS interactive features video interviews with speakers and industry executives from the leading North American petrochemicals conference, held in Dallas, Texas.
The latest ICIS interactive features video interviews with speakers and industry executives from the leading global base oils and lubricants event in London, organised by ICIS.
Bio-based materials specialist BioAmber has brought its new 30,000 tonne/year bio-succinic acid plant on stream in Sarnia, Canada. In a special publication ICIS looks at the prospects for the company and market potential for bio-based products using the output.
ICIS examines developments in US petrochemicals in a special publication produced in association with AFPM for its annual conference in Dallas. Cracker projects, the search for talent and diversity and the AFPM’s work on regulations are discussed in detail
Muntajat is now handling marketing and sales of all chemicals and polymers from Qatar. This ICIS special publication looks at the company’s strategy and global operations.
Base oil markets are undergoing a transition, driven by regulation, low oil prices and weak demand growth.
The 2016 ICIS Base Oils special publication examines the major trends in the market, with input from industry experts and ICIS editors.
For 92-year-old global chemical distributor Univar, 2015 was a year defined by acquisitions, a successful US IPO and execution of a clear strategy. As the company looks to 2016, CEO Erik Fyrwald is confident Univar will continue to help define a new era in chemical distribution.
Keynote speakers and NACD executives share a sense of optimism at the NACD’s Annual Meeting in Florida, and discuss the importance of teamwork, advocacy and leadership.
The Sadara Chemical complex at Jubail in Saud Arabia is starting up 26 units over the next year or so - adding many new products to the Middle East manufacturing base. ICIS looks at the project in depth in this special report.
GPCA members companies are profiled in the latest edition of the annual GPCA Connecting the Gulf directory
The ICIS Kavaler Award, sponsored by The Chemists’ Club and in association with The Valence Group, is presented to the winner determined by a vote among the ICIS Top 40 Power Players. View photos from the 2015 event.
The return of Iran to polymer markets, oil price impacts and free trade are all covered in this latest issue of the GPCA Insight, produced by ICIS for GPCA on the occasion of its 10th Annual Forum in Dubai
Interviews with leading South American chemical industry executives and a look at the impact of the Braskem Idesa cracker start up feature in this special publication produced for APLA and its annual meeting in Cancun recently
US chemicals distribution comes under the spotlight in this latest edition of the NACD’s quarterly publication, produced by ICIS
This year’s ICIS Innovation Award winners are profiled in this 16-page special publication, with articles on overall winner AkzoNobel and Cella Energy, Enerkem and Global Green Products.
European petrochemicals is the focus of this special ICIS report, prepared in association with the EPCA on the occasion of its Annual Meeting in October in Berlin
Keynote speakers and GCC regional industry leaders are interviewed in this ICIS interactive recorded at the recent Annual GPCA Forum in Dubai. They speak on new investments, innovation, and the 10th anniversary of GPCA.
Watch video interviews of key South American industry executives and consultants in this latest ICIS interactive from the APLA annual meeting in Cancun in November.
The latest interactive online publication reports from this month’s ACC Polyurethanes Technical Conference in Orlando, with video interviews of ACC and industry executives and the winners of the CPI’s Innovation Awards competition
An eight-page gatefold that looks at the birth of Covestro - the new identity of Germany’s Bayer MaterialScience. Covestro was rebranded on 1 September 2015 and becomes Europe’s fourth largest chemical company. This ICIS special supplement looks at its new identity, its new strategy and the company’s focus on sustainability and innovation.
Innovation is crucial in the chemical industry but getting new products, process and solutions to market speedily and economically is not easy. ICIS explores the issues and with the help of Elsevier R&D Solutions offers advice on best practice and information tools
Leading chemical distributor Brenntag believes its global “Connecting Chemistry” tag line will increase understanding of the role of chemical distribution and lead to more business worldwide. Read all about its new global branding strategy initiative here.
Europe’s burgeoning bio-based chemical industry has huge potential but now is the time to seize the opportunities and create a greener future. This ICIS roundtable looks at the issues affecting the sector, the hurdles that need to be overcome and the reasons Europe is well positioned to succeed.
Europe’s chemical distribution association Fecc has sustainability and Responsible Care high on its agenda and discussed these topics at its recent Annual Congress in Athens. This ICIS interactive brings video interviews with Fecc and industry executives and key congress speakers
The latest issue of Gulf Plastics, produced by ICIS for the GPCA, has interviews with Sadara Chemicals and Zamil Chemplast, an update on GPCA’s WFE anti-plastics litter campaign, and highlights from its PlastiCon conference and Plastics Excellence awards.
ICIS and Japan’s Chemical Daily analyse the Asian petrochemical markets in a 76-page special publication produced jointly for the APIC 2015 Annual Meeting in Seoul, South Korea. M&A activity, logistics, company strategies and investments are all examined in depth.
ICIS and Europe’s chemical distribution association Fecc have just published their annual survey of the state of the sector, in time for Fecc’s annual congress in Athens on 5-6 May. It takes a look at M&A, currency impacts, regulation and sustainability.
The latest ICIS interactive for 2015 brings you video interviews with key executives in the North American adhesives sector, looking at the development of the US market, recent industry surveys and the impact of the oil price drop.
Adhesives and sealants are the focus of the latest special publication from ICIS, published this week in time for the ASC’s Adhesives and Sealants Conference and EXPO in Nashville, Tennessee. Oil price impacts, the outlook for M&A activity in the sector and for the US economy, and technical advances in construction and sustainability are highlighted in the publication.
Industry leaders attending the AFPM International Petrochemical Conference in San Antonio are interviewed in the latest ICIS interactive publication. They comment on the changing landscape for the chemicals industry, the effects of low oil prices and provide an update on some of the projects being built in the US.
ICIS’s annual Base Oils special publication looks at the trends and outlooks in regional markets, and the growing use of synthetic base stocks, at the expense of Group I and II.
It also examines new capacity developments and the growing supply surplus in the market.
ICIS takes a close look at developments in North American petrochemicals just as the industry is set to meet at the annual AFPM IPC meeting in San Antonio.
The tensions in the market created by rising shale output and falling oil prices are examined, and the state of projects and markets assessed.
ICIS now presents the first of GPCA’s quarterly newsletters for 2015, covering petrochemicals in the Arabian Gulf area. Highlights of this first issue are reports of the association’s Annual Forum and PlastiCon events, its Waste Free Environment campaign and news of a new CEO at SABIC.
Speakers from the ICIS World Base Oils & Lubricants conference in London are interviewed in the latest ICIS interactive publication.
They comment on the outlook for base oils and lubricants, the future for brightstock and re-refined oils, and how lube producers have seen margins increase over the last decade as they moved to higher quality.
ICIS interviewed key speakers and executives from the GCC petrochemicals industry at the Annual GPCA Forum in Dubai on 23-25 November.
Topics ranged widely from feedstocks, integration, innovation and sustainability, to the progress of distribution and new investments in the region.
The Middle East will continue to be a dominant force in the production of petrochemicals but recent developments could pose a serious challenge to the region and may impact its competitive advantages.
The GPCA PlastiCon event for the plastics conversion community is being held in Dubai. Download the full publication to find out more.
The Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA) is proud to bring you the seventh edition of its Gulf Petrochemicals directory, entitled "GPCA - Connecting the Gulf 2014-2015".
The versatility of polyurethane, a new awareness campaign and the winner of the Polyurethane Innovation Award all feature in a new special digital interactive magazine, produced by ICIS editors in association with the American Chemistry Council
The versatility of polyurethanes is highlighted by ICIS in a special publication prepared for the ACC’s CPI Polyurethanes 2014 Technical Conference in Dallas, Texas.
ICIS editors look at the prospects for growth, global market trends, sustainability and product stewardship, and developments in construction and footwear end uses.
ICIS brings you its annual European chemical distribution special issue, in association with Fecc.
It looks at M&A activity, legislation and the work of Fecc, cloud computing and social media, as well as the future shape of chemical distribution in Europe.
This year’s event, with its theme of “Transformation. A map redrawn”, will allow participants to learn about how best to adapt and evolve within this changing landscape.
All this and more will be discussed by delegates as part of a comprehensive programme, including seminars, keynote speeches and committee meetings.
ICIS’s latest interactive online publication brings you news and interviews for the Adhesive and Sealant Council’s Spring Convention in Orlando, Florida. Learn about its new Long Range Plan, as well as the views of Dwight Tozer of ExxonMobil Chemical’s adhesion business and Jeff Dietrich of ITR Economics.
Download the ICIS Special Supplement to read about how Saltigo cultivates custom manufacturing business to address global megatrends.
High food consumption growth coupled with limited arable land and fresh water supplies means we will need 1.7 Earths to feed the planet by 2030.
However, 75% of chemical industry professional surveryed are confident we can solve this problem though technology.
With a long history of engineering, process and manufacturing excellence, first-class infrastructure, a ready supply chain and a skilled workforce, Teesside, in the Tees Valley, has all the ingredients that make the area a smart place to locate your business.
Global adhesive and sealant markets continue to grow steadily, with the BRICS countries leading the way, as two new reports from US association ASC demonstrate.
“Products are defined along three axes: resin type, technology and end-use category”
The GPCA’s upcoming annual Fertilizer Convention looks at regional fertilizer production in the face of the US shale gas revolution
Even though the Middle East’s fertilizer capacity is expected to grow to 50.4m tonnes/year by 2016, global developments in the petrochemical sector are set to have serious repercussions.
There are a number of benefits for companies to use public warehousing. But, businesses should also be aware of the pitfalls and ensure they do their homework before making their selection. The wrong choice could be detrimental for all parties in the supply chain.
A recent reader survey by ICIS, in assocation with Oliver Wyman, reveals some of the organisational factors within companies that can lead to higher than average growth.
Top regional industry experts and 325 delegates gathered together at the Inter Continental Dubai Festival City, in May to share key insights into the future of supply chain networks across the Gulf Coorperation Council (GCC) region.
They also discussed ways the petrochemicas and chemicals sector miht best utilize changes in the supply chain to add greater value.
As the reach of government and regulation grows ever stronger, NACD believes it is vital for its members to realize they have a powerful voice as individuals, and to help them make useful contact with politicians.
The ICIS special publication on North American polyurethanes covers market trends, legislative issues, and technical matters such as advances in blowing agents and flame retardants.
Prepared in association with the ACC’s Centre for Polyurethanes Industry (CPI), it features interviews with leading producers and association executives.
SIBUR has established itself as the leading gas processor and producer in Russia, CIS and central and eastern Europe. As part of its business strategy, the company is investing heavily in its portfolio and infrastructure despite the economic slowdown.
This special publication highlights SIBUR’s plans and several landmark projects in PP, PVC and LPG that will help it access new markets and strengthen its position.
The Center for the Polyurethanes Industry’s annual technical conference took place in Phoenix, Arizona this year. ICIS recorded video interviews with leading association and industry personnel, as well as CPI 2013 Award winners.
This special section of ICIS Chemical Business focuses on the sustainability of Europe’s petrochemicals industry.
The articles in this 24-page report have been produced in association with the European Petrochemical Association (EPCA).
The winners in the ICIS Innovation Awards 2013 can now be revealed.
The successful entries cover a diverse array of innovative products and processes, but the overall winner was a real stand-out – offering scope for huge energy savings in buildings and construction.
This special publication analyses the moves companies are making and reports on the way Fecc and its international trade committee are helping member companies understand and invest in foreign markets.
It also look at the growing number of free trade agreements the EU is negotiating to facilitate trade, in the light of stalled progress on multicultural agreements in the Doha Round of World Trade Organization talks.
ICIS has now published the GPCA members directory “Connecting the Gulf 2016-2017” on behalf of the Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA). It profiles all 35 full members and 215 associate members, giving contact information and a brief company description. A product finder is also included.
ICIS has published the official publication for the 7th Annual GPCA Forum, organised by the Gulf Petrochemicals & Chemicals Association (GPCA) in Dubai on 27-29 November.
The publication features GPCA news, interviews with senior industry personnel and articles on the broad theme of sustainability and competitiveness in a rapidly changing world, including polymer trade issues, port infrastructure, project financing and talent nurturing.