Specialty Chemicals

Mr. Ashish Dwivedi
President - Specialty Chemicals (Grasim Industries)
Aditya Birla Group

Post Lockdown, Government will Play a Crucial Part to Bring Back the Industry into Normalcy

“With across-the-industries lethal manifestation of COVID-19 outbreak, Chemical Industry has also been impacted globally and badly like other industries. Majority of the analysts have now been forecasting an upcoming global recession in the first half of 202...

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Mr. Ajay Garg,
Equirus Capital (P) Limited

The Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on Investments in the Indian as well as Global Chemical Industry

“The COVID-19 pandemic – in terms of its geographical coverage, scale, and global response – is unprecedented in recent history. It confers to an external force that will have far reaching implications on societies in general and commerce in particular. ...

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Mr. Sudhir Shenoy
Country President and Chief Executive Officer
Dow India

Post COVID, Safe Restart is Needed with Full Compliance to Government Hygiene Regulation

In an exclusive interaction with Chemical Engineering World, Sudhir Shenoy says, “Globally the chemical industry has been playing a very critical role in aiding the fight against COVID-19 pandemic. Most segments of chemical Industry are essential to everyday...

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Mr. Pavithran M Kallada
Managing Director – India
BDP International

The Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on Chemical Logistics

In this troubled time of global pandemic caused by COVID-19 outbreak, disruptions across the industrial sectors are quite evident. According to Pavithran M Kallada, the Managing Director – India, BDP International and a veteran Industry leader with over 25 y...

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Mr. Kaushal Soparkar
Managing Director
Meghmani Finechem Limited

Time to go back to the drawing board to rethink & restrategise

Kaushal Soparkar, Managing Director at Meghmani Finechem Limited opines, “It may take 4 to 6 months to come back to routine provided all the units function properly and that includes supporting units like government bodies, financial institutes etc.” in...

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Dr. Raman Ramachandran
Head – South Asia and Chairman
BASF India

“India has all that it takes to emerge as a Manufacturing Country”

"For us, sustainability does not end with just our goals, products or solutions. It is about partnering with our customers, distributors, suppliers and the society, to make sure that their sustainability goals are met as well as the prescribed regulatory stand...

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Mr. Rajendra Gogri
Chairman & Managing Director
Aarti Industries Ltd.

“We Have Emabrked Around 1500 Crores For The Next Phase Of Growth”

There is significant interest across international companies who are looking at India as an alternative source to procure specialties chemicals to reduce dependency on Chinese market. With the growth of Indian economy, certain import substitutes are witnessing...

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Mr.Ajay Durrani
Managing Director
Covestro India Pvt Ltd ,

Building Economies of Scope for Business Value Creation

Ajay Durrani, Managing Director Covestro India Private Limited In terms of value, the specialty chemicals market size is projected to reach $470 Billion by 2020. "Despite being a huge consumer market, the per capita consumption of specialty chemicals is one of...

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Dr. Sudhakar Mhaskar
Chief Technology Officer
Marico Limited

“Consumer-Focused R & D is the Future”

Citing journey into product development for hair care category as an example, Dr. Sudhakar Mhaskar, Chief Technology Officer, Marico Limited shares his expert views on the Evolution and Critical role of R & D in the FMCG sector, Challenges to balance cost-effi...

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