First-class organisational skills

Williams, Dede
September 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;9/11/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 34, p28
Trade Publication
This article explains that Germany's chemical parks have grown in importance since they appeared on the scene about 10 years ago. The country's successful organisation of the 2006 football World Cup this summer and its unexpectedly cordial reception of foreign visitors could help the country attract more international business. But even before the season's stellar event, operators of the chemical sector's 40-plus industrial parks sites were doing their part to woo and welcome foreign investors. While the Germans have been rather successful in transforming single-company production complexes into multi-user sites, undoubtedly the outstanding achievement was the € 15bn cleanup and modernisation of the East German socialist combines.


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