The Chemical Show

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69. Lessons On Market Development From Leaders And Innovators In Renewable Chemistry
October 04, 2022

We are at a very interesting intersection of market growth, innovation, and sustainability. For the chemical industry, this means seeing a number of companies entering the markets in relatively new waters. In this episode, Victoria Meyer flies solo as she

68. On Creating A Unique Culture, Digital Transformation, And Sustainability In The Chemical Industry With Jennifer McIntyre and Kelly Gilroy, Univar Solutions
September 27, 2022

Jennifer McIntyre and Kelly Gilroy came to the chemical industry at different points in their lives. Jennifer started young, having been surrounded by a family who was already in the field. Kelly bloomed late, finding a connection to the in

67. How Vink Chemicals Navigated Through A Global Shutdown With Branko Ulaga And Diana Lima
September 20, 2022

The COVID-19 pandemic caused a global shutdown on an unprecedented scale. While a huge number of companies could not jump back after this worldwide crisis, some still managed to survive. Vink Chemicals is one of those that faced a COVID-hit market an

66. Commercializing New Technologies For A Sustainable World With Tom Van Aken Of Avantium
September 13, 2022

Many people have tried innovating and coming up with new ideas for a more sustainable world, but only a few have made a dent. The process is long, and it takes more than a brilliant mind to develop a breakthrough product that would revolutionize the use o

65. Talent Recruitment And Retention With Ron Malachuk
September 06, 2022

It's hard to recruit the right talent in the chemical industry because it's a very complicated and specialized industry. It’s looking for a specific set of skills, especially with the rise of technological innovation. Join Victoria Meyer as she talks to&n

64. Innovative Logistic Solutions With Noushin Shamsili Of NUCO Logistics
August 30, 2022

The pandemic, disputes, recession, and inflation are just a few of the adversities that we all have to get through. But imagine what it's like to be in logistics. It's one thing for a company to keep afloat and another to advance. NUCO Logistics has not o

63. Leveraging Partnerships: Innovation And Delivering Solutions With Gulay Serhatkulu Of BASF
August 23, 2022

Two heads are better than one. When building a business or providing service, having partners and leveraging their strengths is key to scaling your business. In this episode, Gulay Serhatkulu, Senior Vice President of Performance Materials North Amer

62. A Look Into The Distribution Side Of The Chemical Industry With Terry Hill, CEO Of Barentz
August 16, 2022

Distribution is such an important part of the chemical industry, but we don’t often get to hear from the people who make this vital link possible. In this episode, Terry Hill, the CEO of Barentz, talks about a variety of things that are transforming this

There’s More To Plastic: Changing The Narrative On Plastic Packaging With Jonathan Quinn Of Pregis
August 09, 2022

Plastic has been around for the longest time and is the staple material for packaging. And with the recent pandemic and online shopping, you would think that the use of plastic has diminished, but you couldn’t be more wrong. It has increased significantly

60. Jennifer Holmgren on Carbon Capture and Transformation with LanzaTech
August 02, 2022

Extreme weather, heat waves, droughts. Climate change has continued to affect our environment and our lives. And what are we doing about it? Fortunately, there are companies like LanzaTech who dedicated 17 years and $500 million to innovating the use of w