In 2017, Albemarle—a global leader in the production of lithium, bromine, and catalysts—completed the purchase of a lithium company that has now become its largest business unit. That acquisition was the catalyst for the company’s move to SAP S/4HANA as its single ERP system worldwide.
Austin, Texas was jam packed this past March with top thought leaders and industry experts in the chemicals space all congregating for 2018’s Best Practices for Chemicals. Held in Austin’s downtown district at the Hyatt Place, the agenda boasted 3 days of high-level networking, an impressive lineup of keynote speakers, and a multitude of featured events sprinkled throughout. Continue reading
This article was written by our guest author and chemical partner from itelligence.
In 2008, chemical manufacturing leaders faced fragmented, erratic demand. Plant upsets and last-minute changes to customer orders wreaked havoc on production schedules and led to slow delivery times. Continue reading
We’re excited to announce our annual Women in Chemicals Reception taking place at 2018’s Best Practices for Chemicals! Sponsored by IBM, the purpose of this event is to honor the exceptional and inspiring women leaders in the chemicals community. By bringing together a multitude of thought-leaders and seasoned professionals, this group will take a deep dive into hot-button issues experienced throughout all organizations.
This article is written by Martin Rowan, the Senior Partner at Reveal.
Back in 2016, at the Best Practices for Chemicals conference in Houston, Texas we met Huntsman Chemicals. They attended a few of our speaking sessions and since then Reveal has been in multiple discussions and working sessions on how to maximize their current SAP System investment, while optimizing their Supply Chain at the same time. Continue reading
Supply chain planning in SAP is an ongoing process rather than a one-time event. This impetus for continuous improvement is particularly strong in the Chemicals industry and manifests itself via pressure on asset utilization, customer service and working capital and cost management.
Ever wonder if the biggest issues within your organization are shared amongst other chemicals organizations? Each year, Eventful Conferences conducts extensive, months-long research inside the chemicals industry to determine what challenges are most commonly experienced. Through customer-centric roundtable discussions, one-on-one conversations with industry professionals, and even SAP themselves, five high-level themes emerged this previous year as we these findings were formulated into one conducive report: Best Practices for Chemicals Hot Topics Research Report.