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Accelerating M&A agenda for Indian ChemCos : Amita Parekh and Amit Gandhi, MD and Partner, BCG India
Amit Gandhi and Amita Parekh - MD & Partner , BCG India

Accelerating M&A agenda for Indian ChemCos : Amita Parekh and Amit Gandhi, MD and Partner, BCG India

However, 2021 was a special year as around 42% of deals, by value, were

Specialty Chemicals - The next sunshine industry: M. P. Aggarwal, Promoter, Sajjan India
M. P. Aggarwal - Promoter, Sajjan India

Specialty Chemicals - The next sunshine industry: M. P. Aggarwal, Promoter, Sajjan India

Having emerged as a strong alternative to China, Indian specialty chemicals industry could have a clear edge albeit promising policies and diversification by key players

Shift towards integrated manufacturing: Maulik Patel, CMD, Meghmani Finechem
Maulik Patel - CMD , Meghmani Finechem Limited

Shift towards integrated manufacturing: Maulik Patel, CMD, Meghmani Finechem

The company is strengthening its position as a fully integrated complex to ensure the availability of raw material within the plant

Innovation to invigorate chemicals & petrochemicals sectors
Maulik D Mehta - CEO & Executive Director, Deepak Nitrite Limited

Innovation to invigorate chemicals & petrochemicals sectors

These sectors shall gain immensely from policy reforms, and a culture of innovation, as applications proliferate and new materials come to the fore

Changing trends in adhesive market towards sustainability
Harsh Gupta - MD, H.B. Fuller India, ME & Africa

Changing trends in adhesive market towards sustainability

Adhesive producers are focusing on product innovation, reducing environmental impact of production processes, and improving sustainable performance of products through formulations

Planning new plants for manufacturing new fluoro advance intermediates
Ravi Desai - Head – Sales, Anupam Rasayn India

Planning new plants for manufacturing new fluoro advance intermediates

With Tanfac acquisition, Anupam will become one of the rare companies who can manufacture HF/KF, intermediates based on HF/KF, advance intermediates and finally active ingredients/end products

The Next Three Years: Three Areas for Bold Action
Amit Gandhi and Amita Parekh - MD & Partner , BCG India

The Next Three Years: Three Areas for Bold Action

The market share of the top 20 ChemCos has reduced from 19% to 14% over the past 15 years creating opportunities for carve-out acquisitions

Indian Specialty Chemical Industry: Poised for a quantum leap
Shobhit Aggarwal - Chief Strategy Officer - Global Chemicals, Fashion Yarn & Insulators, Aditya Birla Group

Indian Specialty Chemical Industry: Poised for a quantum leap

Integral to India’s economic surge and its aspirations to become a global manufacturing hub by fulfilling end-consumer needs

How refineries can play a leading role in the circular economy
Ulrik Frøhlke - Blogger , Haldor Topsoe

How refineries can play a leading role in the circular economy

There is a chance to move away from processing virgin crude oil and replace it with renewable feedstocks

Crop protection driving growth in agrochemical
Vinod Paremal - President and Managing Director, Evonik India Region

Crop protection driving growth in agrochemical

The sector is now utilising its R&D facilities, to develop newer products that are safer, more effective, and on par with international standards

India: Potential for developing agricultural residues to sustainable ethanol
Dr. Jennifer Holmgren - CEO, LanzaTech

India: Potential for developing agricultural residues to sustainable ethanol

LanzaTech has even produced novel biocatalyst strains capable of producing chemical intermediates beyond Ethanol, such as Isopropanol and Acetone, with more in the pipeline, supporting India’s strategic expansion into sustainable chemicals

Let's build a truly sustainable UK policy on a sound base of secure energy
Sir Jim Ratcliffe - Founder & Executive Chairman, INEOS Group

Let's build a truly sustainable UK policy on a sound base of secure energy

Energy policy is a long game and maybe it’s just not suited to being managed by politicians with inevitable short-term horizons.

Empowering next generation chemical engineers through immersive training
Stephen Reynolds - Industry Principal – Chemicals, AVEVA

Empowering next generation chemical engineers through immersive training

Not only does it enable plant-specific learning but reduces risks and cost while speeding up training time

Specialty Chemical growth driven by increased manufacturing
Sunil Chari & Edward Menezes - Rossari Biotech Ltd

Specialty Chemical growth driven by increased manufacturing

Government’s initiative to sanction the PLI Scheme for chemical manufacturers will help us convert challenges into opportunities and realign supply chain from China to India thus making India a major chemical manufacturing hub globally

Union Budget should focus on PLI, RoDTEP, and duty structure
Rajendra V. Gogri - CMD, Aarti Industries Limited

Union Budget should focus on PLI, RoDTEP, and duty structure

India is facing cut throat competition from other Asian giants like China, Japan, Thailand, Malaysia, and South Korea

Alkali Chemicals: Crucial for Industries
Maulik Patel - CMD , Meghmani Finechem Limited

Alkali Chemicals: Crucial for Industries

CAGR production of chemicals and petrochemicals during the period 2015-16 to 2019-20 was 5.74% where Alkali chemicals share accounted for 70% of total chemical production

Specialty chemicals to witness multi-year growth cycle
Prashant Vasisht & Sai Krishna - ICRA Limited

Specialty chemicals to witness multi-year growth cycle

Overall, the specialty segment is expected to grow by 10-12% per annum over the next few years

Building a digital reliability platform for chemical plant
Sean Gregerson - Vice President - Global Asset Performance Management, AVEVA

Building a digital reliability platform for chemical plant

Forward-looking companies are looking to end-to-end DRP to predict equipment health, monitor performance, and enable advanced maintenance to eliminate unplanned downtime

India’s efforts towards Global carbon neutrality
MP Sukumaran Nair - Director, Centre for Green Technology & Management

India’s efforts towards Global carbon neutrality

India’s production of grey hydrogen amounts to 7 million tonnes per year.

Promising growth for speciality chemicals: Anand Desai, MD, Anupam Rasayan India
Anand Desai - MD, Anupam Rasayan India

Promising growth for speciality chemicals: Anand Desai, MD, Anupam Rasayan India

Factors contributing for the structural growth of the sector in India is the increase in outsourcing opportunities due to global consolidation and domestic demand, fueled by burgeoning consumption, creating R&D ecosystem and rolling out sector specific PLI schemes

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