The Chemical Industry at the Millennium: Maturity, Restructuring, and Globalization|
by Editor, Peter H Spitz (Author)
In The Chemical Industry at the Millennium, Peter Spitz and a team of industry
experts look at this complex and fascinating industry. Concentrating on basic
and specialty chemicals, chapter authors examine many of the trends and market
factors that have affected the chemical industry in the recent past. The book
offers an insiderís view of the restructuring and reengineering crazes and the
improvements and roadblocks offered by information technology and the Internet.
Other factors that came into play include the impact of environmental
regulations and globalization, and the financial communityís demand for greater
shareholder value. Each is discussed in turn. The Chemical Industry at the
Millennium is a must read for industry professionals and anyone else interested
in the changes and challenges facing a great and essential industry.
Hardcover: 400 pages
Publisher: Chemical Heritage Foundation (June 1, 2003)