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Developing International Cms Markets 13.11.08


Chemical Management Services

Chemical Management Services

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  • 1. Developing International CMS Markets Ralph Gerrard Business Development Manager Yorkshire Chemical Focus
  • 2. Yorkshire Chemical Focus A not for profit industry-led company Funded by: Yorkshire Forward (Regional Development Agency) Member company contributions Other sources
  • 3. Yorkshire Chemical Focus Initiates or involved in projects/programmes relevant to the industry Initiate and hosts relevant seminars Industry contact via; • Face to face meetings • Website • Blog • Discussion Forum • Newsletters • Directory • Annual Conference Initiates and hosts network groups; • REACH • Chemskills • Responsible Care Cell • Personal Care Programme • CMS?
  • 4. Chemical and Chemistry Using Industries in Yorkshire and Humber, and the UK UK Chemical Industry 8th largest chemical producer globally 12% of Europe’s $650 billion chemical market 11% of UK’s manufacturing GVA 3000 chemical companies Exports of $50 billion annually 200+ international chemical companies Quality and diversity Large, growing and dynamic chemical sector
  • 5. Chemical and Chemistry Using Industries in Yorkshire and Humber, and the UK Yorkshire and Humber 10% of the regions economy Turnover of $13 billion 300+ operating companies 25000 direct employees Majority of products exported Multi-nationals to start ups Bio-science, pharmaceuticals, agro chemicals, paints, lubricants, plastics, adhesives, detergents, personal care, perfumes 5 highly rated universities
  • 6. CMS Case History Water Treatment Industry Pilot Completed in 2006, funded by Yorkshire Forward and supported by CSP and International eChem Achieved; • Sludge volume reduced by 15% • $75K saving on the one pilot site • Significant energy savings drying the sludge Additional Benefits; • Reduced storage, • Reduced transportation • Lower disposal costs • Achieved regulatory requirements Now negotiating new contacts to include CMS process at up to 300 other sites
  • 7. CMS Goals Introduction of the CMS process to a wider chemical market Provide assistance to current CMS providers and users in the UK and Europe.
  • 8. CMS Target Sectors Water utilities Food Electronics Aerospace/defence Personal Care Local Authorities Others
  • 9. CMS Sector Challenges Lack of CMS understanding Fear of change/loss of control Competitor interactions Credit Crunch Currency fluctuations Raw Material Increases Regulatory changes
  • 10. Building Stakeholder Interest and Support Department for Business Enterprise and Regulatory Reform (BERR) Knowledge Transfer Networks (KTNs) Regional Development Agencies (RDAs) European Chemical Regions Network (ECRN)
  • 11. CMS Progress Funding from Yorkshire Forward to support dedicated CMS resource in YCF YCF CMS training in Detroit Introduction of CMS to other RDAs Introduction and interaction with 3 water utilities companies Liaison with 2 global water treatment companies UK contact with 6 CMS providers YCF conference CMS presentation by Jill Kauffman Johnson Development of CMS links with waste/environmental management company
  • 12. Potential YCF CMS Offerings European CMS Forum CMS Training CMS Seminars Independent Baseline Studies Tender Assistance Contract Assistance Networking Regulatory Assistance Newsletters and website Etc
  • 13. CMS Future What Roundtable CMS Discussion Where Syngenta Manufacturing Site, Huddersfield, UK When 11th December 2008