Most companies showed recovery of revenues and profits to pre-COVID-19 levels in the third and fourth quarters. A deeper dive into the numbers illustrates several implications for 2021.
Many B2B buyers prefer purchasing products using digital channels. Choosing the right operating model is critical for reaching customers across the chemical industry’s fragmented markets.
Increasing uncertainty in chemicals requires companies to adopt new operating models. Four guiding principles can help players incorporate strategies that reflect the new realities of the industry.
With relatively little risk, industrial gas companies can optimize parts of their operations with advanced technologies.
An analysis of top-quartile specialty-chemical companies reveals important implications for value creation.
The sector has lagged behind the market over the past five years. Our research shows that the basics—ROIC performance and revenue growth—are the metrics investors reward most.
Three trends may change the future of the chemical industry.
The coronavirus pandemic coincided with an industry already entering a downcycle. Adapting to the next normal requires management agendas that reflect lessons learned from the first half of 2020.