Chemical compounds: First-quarter 2016 chemicals industry mergers and acquisitions analysis

April 26, 2016

Despite decreased activity, deal value in the Chemicals sector for the first quarter of 2016 increased by more than two and half times on a year-over-year basis, bringing the average deal value up to $1.9 billion (41% higher than the previous quarter, 4Q15)

Glimpsing the future(s): Transformation in the chemicals industry

November 16, 2015

Peering into the next decade, what disruptions could be in store for the global chemicals industry? PwC takes a look at how some factors--as disparate as heightened consumer demand for eco-products, 3D printing and natural gas hydraulic fracturing technology--could potentially change how chemicals companies do business as disruptions converge on their industry.

Using innovation to drive sustainable growth in the chemicals industry

April 16, 2014

This PwC report explains why innovation in the chemicals industry is so important because it helps chemicals companies address their customers’ challenges and creates competitive advantage.

The Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP)

September 14, 2013

Sector insights: what is driving climate change action in the world’s largest companies?

Sourcing and logistics in China: Costs, processes and strategies of German companies procuring in the Chinese market

January 26, 2009

PwC carried out a study in collaboration with the BME (the German association for materials management, purchasing and logistics) which was published in mid-March 2008. We have now produced an English summary which presents the most significant results of the research and includes commentary around the most significant results and implications thereof for companies in the manufacturing and chemicals sectors.