Royal DSM joins the leading digital marketplace for chemicals, ingredients and polymers

Continue Reading Royal DSM joins the leading digital marketplace for chemicals, ingredients and polymers

“Knowde is changing the game for the chemical industry. With a leading-edge e-commerce platform, access to tens of thousands of procurement and R&D professionals and the latest digital marketing capabilities, Knowde…

Chemical companies see the upside of being customer centric, but many struggle to get it right

Continue Reading Chemical companies see the upside of being customer centric, but many struggle to get it right

Knowde Take: For several years, chemical companies have been told by their customers: “Love your products, not the way you do business.” Some have mistaken their own inward focus for customer…

Analysis of COVID-19 challenges to the global chemical industry

Continue Reading Analysis of COVID-19 challenges to the global chemical industry

Knowde Take: The article concludes by stating, “Companies should observe short-term market and demand trends, consider online shopping and digital customer interaction, enhance business models, and search for acquisition opportunities.” Digital…

Sales to the auto industry plummeted, but other sectors held up

Continue Reading Sales to the auto industry plummeted, but other sectors held up

Knowde Take: It’s not great news, it’s not unexpected news, but it’s certainly not all bad news. Some sectors didn’t perform poorly, including personal care, nutrition and HI&I. As Mr. Dickson…