Consolidation, globalisation, increased competition and severe economic and geo-political pressures are impacting the industry. Now more than ever, sustaining financial health, generating cash flow, rationalising operations and optimising cost infrastructure are keys to success. From supply chain optimisation to valuation, and from enterprise resource planning to strategic cost reduction, we help chemical companies make the most of these challenging times and prepare for the future.
The chemicals sector includes manufacturers of basic and intermediate chemicals, specialty chemicals, agricultural chemicals, and plastics and fibres. Diversified chemical manufacturing companies engage in a broad spectrum of chemical-related operations that may also include the manufacture of biotechnology and pharmaceutical products.
The metals sector includes manufacturers of ferrous (iron and steel) and nonferrous metals (primarily aluminum, copper, nickel, zinc, and titanium).
This industry features companies that produce paper products such as paperboard, containerboard, boxboard, printing and writing paper, newsprint, tissue paper, and other products including bags, sanitary papers, boxes, milk containers, and office supplies.