As a chemical manufacturer (paint, coatings, chemicals and ink), your product is unique and complex. Therefore, having the ability to create new or modify existing formulas is essential to the distinctiveness of your product. Rapidly creating and modifying formulations allow chemical companies the ability to provide value to its customers– an essential key in building brand recognition. Additionally, having the ability to adapt to specific customer needs also gives manufacturers the opportunity to enter new markets.Read More
“Chemical companies have long struggled to make the shift from ‘product sellers’ to ‘solution providers’ in the customer-facing aspect of their business. Digitisation can make a big difference in this regard.”*Read More
Every manufacturer looks for ways to reduce costs and eliminate waste from processes. For specialty chemical manufacturers, a good way to reduce product waste is to accurately track and use all inventory. Businesses that have embraced a digital transformation have the technology to keep an exact measure of product on-hand so that it can be used efficiently.
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Regulatory updates, modifications, new compliance requirements and the need to continuously make adjustments for OSHA, DHS, HCS, CFATS, REACH, FDA requirements are some of the unique challenges specialty chemical manufacturers face every day. We understand these challenges because we’ve spent over 20 years working with specialty chemical manufacturing customers.
May Blog Series: A Recipe For...
Insights from: Greg O'Neal (Fullscope Supply Chain Management Specialist)
The IHS Chemical Week 100 Anniversary issue noted, "…a generally stronger economy in the second half of the decade is expected to drive chemical plant operating rates to levels that improve margins across the industry." This expected increase in production emphasizes the need for manufacturers in this sector to properly address software needs.
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What is Dispensing?
Three basic principles drive the design of any production dispensing process:
– Unidirectional flow of materials and personnel
– Segregation between hazardous and non-hazardous materials
– Separation of storage and manufacturing items and spaces