TITLE

of the pack

AUTHOR(S)
Ramakers, Jan
PUB. DATE
October 2007
SOURCE
ICIS Chemical Business;10/1/2007, Vol. 272 Issue 12, p21
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The article offers the author's views on the fine chemicals industry from the year 2001. He states that though the industry appears to become concentrated in some respects but infact it has become fragmented. He presents his views on the business of some leading companies including BASF AG, Degussa AG and Lonza Inc. and compares the industry trends for the years 2001 and 2006. The author also presents his views on the relation between the pharmaceutical industry and fine chemicals industry.
ACCESSION #
26931055

 

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